NU Online News Service, June 10, 2004, 5:22 p.m. EDT – The retirement services unit at Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Springfield, Mass., has hired Matt Abraham to be national sales director for public markets.[@@]

The public markets unit sells retirement services to government agencies, schools, hospitals and other nonprofit employers.

Abraham is the founder of Titan Consulting Group L.L.C., Houston, a fee-based public-sector retirement consulting firm.

He also has been vice president of business development at the retirement solutions unit at Nationwide Financial Services Inc., Columbus, Ohio, and he has been national sales director for government markets at the Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company, Houston.