What You Need to Know
- Jaquline Morales has worked for Legal & General, Equitable and Bestow.
- Kate Feather will oversee talent development at Lincoln Financial.
- Mutual of America has a new asset manager who has served on Navy destroyers.
Security Benefit has picked a longtime Equitable and Legal & General operations executive to run its own operations.
The Topeka, Kansas-based annuity issuer named Jacquline Morales to be senior vice president, chief operating officer.
Morales previously spent 10 months as chief insurance officer at an unnamed “stealth-mode startup” in New York. She also has been chief insurance officer at Bestow, another life insurance startup.
She moved into company operations as vice president of operations at Americo Financial Life and Annuity in Dallas and later held executive posts in annuity operations and human resources at Lincoln Financial.
Morales was a managing director for annuity operations at Equitable — then known as AXA US — for five years, and as managing director for Equitable’s life operations for four years.
From 2016 through 2018, she served as chief operating officer of Legal & General America.
She has a bachelor’s degree in the humanities from Southern Methodist University, and she also has a master’s degree in business from SMU. She also holds the Associate, Customer Service professional designation from LOMA.
Integrity Marketing Group — a Dallas-based insurance and financial services distributor — has named Ryan Kimble president of its Integrity Health arm.
Kimble will oversee Medicare plan sales efforts as well as group health and under-65 individual health sales.
Kimble has been the president of Agent Pipeline, an insurance marketing organization.
He has a bachelor’s degree from Liberty University.
Lincoln Financial — a Radnor, Pennsylvania-based life insurer — has promoted Kate Feather to senior vice president, head of employee experience and talent development, and Michael Kellar to senior vice president, head of talent.
Feather has been the company’s vice president, employee experience and talent development.