President and Chief Executive OfficerCompany: Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
Role: Guest Speaker
Now. Walter White is president and CEO of Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®), based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Prior to assuming his position as CEO, White served as chief administrative officer, leading Operations, IT, Compliance, Suitability, and the Central Project Office.
Then. Before joining Allianz Life in 2009, White was president of Woodbury Financial Services, a securities broker/dealer, and led the formation of the company after Hartford Life purchased Fortis Financial Group in 2001. At Fortis, White held senior management positions in marketing and operations. Prior to joining Fortis, White was president of MONY Brokerage, the MONY Group’s life insurance brokerage subsidiary.
And …White earned his BA in history from Yale University, and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) and Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) designations. He is a board member of the Minnesota Business Partnership, a director and member of the Executive Committee of Senior Community Services, a member of the Advisory Board of the American College Center for Ethics in Financial Services, and a director and member of the Audit Committee of the YMCA of The Greater Twin Cities.