Names & Faces

Freda Lee Appointed SVP, Relationship Management at AIG

To oversee retirement plan retention efforts

HOUSTON, May 2, 2019 — AIG Retirement Services (formerly VALIC), a leading retirement plan provider for healthcare, K-12, higher education, government, religious, charitable and other not-for-profit organizations, has named Freda Lee to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Relationship Management. Ms. Lee assumes responsibility for the company’s national network of relationship managers and oversees retirement plan retention efforts.

“We are keenly focused on attracting and retaining employer plans across the country,” said Glenn Harris, Executive Vice President, Institutional Plan Management. “Freda brings deep knowledge to her role, and her experience strengthening relationships and retaining clients will prove invaluable to her role.”

Ms. Lee has focused on relationship management since she joined AIG in 2004 and most recently served as Vice President, Relationship Management. She has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and brings great passion to her position.

Ms. Lee earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Howard University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Strategy from the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business. She is active in the community, serving on the Board of Directors for the Houston Independent School District (HISD) Foundation. She works closely with AIG Retirement Services’ program leadership committee for FutureFIT Academy, which in partnership with EVERFI, teaches financial wellness and literacy to school age children (K-12) in local area schools in need of service.




For more than half a century, AIG Retirement Services has served as a leading defined contribution retirement plan provider for tax-exempt and public sector employers, including Healthcare, K-12, Higher Education, Government, Religious, Charitable and other not-for-profit organizations. AIG Retirement Services includes the VALIC family of companies: The Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company and its subsidiaries, VALIC Financial Advisors, Inc. and VALIC Retirement Services Company. Additional information can be found at