John Hancock has hired Amanda Weaver to be an assistant vice president on its government relations team.
Weaver will focus legislation and regulatory work related to long-term care insurance.
John Hancock has been involved with running the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program since it came to life, in 2001, and one of Weaver’s jobs will be working with the people at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management who oversee that program.
Weaver will succeed Marie Roche, who is retiring from John Hancock after 40 years with John Hancock.
Weaver previously was a government relations executive at Health Care Service Corp.
She has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from Catholic University of America.
Earlier in her career, she was a senior policy analyst at the American Academy of Actuaries. From 2007 through 2012, she was a government relations counsel at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
In other personnel news move:
Financial Fitness for Life, Overland Park, Kansas, has named Christian Mango president of its national retirement plan solutions business.
He previously was executive vice president.
Mango has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Lehigh University and a master’s degree in business from Boston College.
Before he began working for Financial Fitness for Life, he spent eight years as a wholesaler for BlackRock. He has also worked as a regional vice president for Touchstone Investments and as a wholesaler for Pioneer Investments.
California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara has named Neil Granger to be a member of the California Department of Insurance Curriculum Board.
The board oversees the development of prelicensing and continuing education curriculum for California insurance agents and brokers.
Granger is owner of Neil Granger Insurance and Annuity Consulting, Oakland, California.
He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Riverside.
He holds the Life and Disability Analyst professional designation.
He runs classes on fighting elder fraud abuse for lawyers, financial professionals and others.
Advisor360°, Weston, Massachusetts, has named Richard Napolitano to be its chief executive officer.
Advisor360° runs a wealth management system for financial advisors and other firms involved in wealth management. The company split off from Commonwealth Financial Network in 2019.
Napolitano previously was a partner at Napcon Capital Management. He continues to be affiliated with a venture capital firm he started, Pillar VC.
He has a bachelor’s degree from Stony Brook University.
He started his career as a principal software engineer at Digital Equipment Corp. He later spent eight years as a storage software executive at EMC.
He founded Plexxi Inc., a data storage network software company, and told it to Hewlett Packard in 2018.
For seven years, he was chairman of the planning board for Brookline, Hew Hampshire.
Addicus LLC, Oxford, Mississippi, has named Chad Webb to be a managing partner.