Securian promotes, hires financial institution sales leaders

ST. PAUL, Minnesota--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Securian Financial Group has promoted John Underwood to national sales vice president for financial institutions and hired Jim McClintick as a regional sales vice president, reporting to Underwood.

Underwood joined Securian in 2007 and has held sales positions of increasing responsibility with the company. In his new position, he is responsible for working with affiliated and non-affiliated distribution entities to drive sales of Securian insurance products and services through financial institutions and affinity groups. Underwood has a bachelor’s degree from Gustavus Adolphus College and lives in Elk River with his wife and daughter. 

McClintick works closely with distributors to offer Securian’s comprehensive suite of products and services to financial institutions. He joins Securian from RiverSource Life Insurance, an Ameriprise Financial company. He has a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Bethel University and lives in Chanhassen with his wife and daughter. 

“John’s promotion is well deserved, and Jim is an outstanding addition to our team,” said Bill Gould, Securian’s Financial Institution Group vice president. “Financial institutions are continuing to turn to us to provide additional solutions to meet their customer needs. Securian, through John and his team, are well positioned to help.” 

Securian has offered loan-protection products through financial institutions in the United States since 1951. Today, Securian is among the leaders in the U.S. financial institution insurance market, offering a wide variety of proprietary and non-proprietary products and services to nearly 4,100 financial institutions. 

About Securian Financial Group

Since 1880, Securian Financial Group and its affiliates have provided financial security for individuals and businesses in the form of insurance, investments and retirement plans. Now one of the nation’s largest financial services providers, Securian is the holding company parent of a group of companies that offer a broad range of financial services.

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