New York Life announced recently that Allyson McDonald has been appointed senior vice president in its Retirement Income Security operation, to lead relationship management for Third-Party Distribution.

In her new role, McDonald and her team will develop and strengthen the relationships with the top third-party distribution partners who distribute both New York Life annuities and MainStay mutual funds. She will also lead NY Life’s internal sales desk capability.

Prior to this position, McDonald was responsible for development and communications strategy at the Clinton Foundation. McDonald received a B.A. in Economics from the College of Holy Cross.