Voya continues Middle Market growth by expanding regional sales team
Voya Financial has hired Justin Chilcote as Sales Director, Mid Market, West Division for the company’s Wealth Solutions business.
As part of Voya’s expansion of the Mid Market team, Chilcote will be responsible for business development of Voya’s defined contribution plan offering for Voya’s Corporate and Not-For-Profit Markets division for Mid Market plans, with plan assets $50 million-$250 million. Chilcote will interact with financial advisors, consultants, investment committees, and plan sponsors to help these parties find solutions available at Voya and ultimately drive retirement success for defined contribution plans they influence.
“I have been working in the industry for a long time and while change and consolidation are expected, Voya is a firm focused on the evolving retirement plan business and I believe they are well positioned for growth as a result,” added Chilcote. “The diversity of markets in which they serve and their unique culture truly set them apart among their peers and that is what their clients recognize them for. I’m excited to join the company as their core values will continue to ensure that Voya has the breadth and scale to invest in better future outcomes for their plan sponsor clients and their employees.”
Years Of Experience
Chilcote comes to Voya with more than two decades of experience in the financial services industry helping individuals prepare for a successful transition into retirement. Most recently, he held the position of Institutional Director, Retirement Plan Sales at Transamerica Workplace Solutions, where he was responsible for leading business development efforts for 401(k), 403(b), 457, Non-Qualified Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit products for over $50 million institutional markets in the western region of the U.S.
“Were thrilled to welcome Justin to the team as we continue to expand our distribution growth in the Mid Market,” added Ned Freer, Vice President, Mid Market Wealth Solutions Sales Leader. “Justin comes to Voya with significant experience and success in growing his relationships, and I look forward to him advancing our sales efforts while adding to our team’s knowledge and skills.”
Chilcote received his Bachelor of Science in Finance and Marketing from Westminster College. Based in Salt Lake City, he will start at Voya on October 24, reporting directly to Freer.