The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors has hired Sheila Owens to be vice president of communications and marketing.
Owens previously wsa vice president of communications and marketing at Airports Council International, Falls Church, Va., according to NAIFA, Falls Church, Va.
In other personnel news:
- New York Life Insurance Company, New York, has hired Allyson McDonald to be a senior vice president in the Retirement Income Security unit, where she will lead relationship management for third-party distribution.
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McDonald previously was on the development team at the Clinton Foundation, New York. She also has been a senior vice president at Fidelity Investments, Boston.
McDonald has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the College of Holy Cross.
- StanCorp Equities Inc., a unit of StanCorp Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:SFG), has hired Niki Green to be the regional pension manager in charge of retirement plan sales team in Arizona, California, Nevada and New Mexico.
Green previously was a vice president of sales at Principal Financial Group Inc., Des Moines, Iowa (NYSE:PFG).
- Forethought Financial Group Inc., Indianapolis, has hired Tom Burkhard to be executive vice president and chief administrative officer.