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George Connolly

Executive Advisor and Chief Strategy Officer

George serves as a member of the executive leadership team as Executive Advisor and Chief Strategy Officer, a post he assumed on October 1, 2023. He continues to chair our wholesale broker-dealer subsidiary, Securian Financial Services.


George has been with Securian Financial for more than 30 years and has led our broker-dealer, Securian Financial Services, for over 20 years. George was promoted to vice president in 2005, and to senior vice president in 2007. Shortly thereafter, he was given the additional responsibility of leading Securian Trust Company, and in 2012, the management of our Career Distribution area was added to his responsibilities. In 2020, George was promoted to executive vice president after our Individual Solutions division was launched under his leadership.


  • Juris Doctor, University of Minnesota
  • Bachelor’s degree, Johns Hopkins University 


  • Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant, Retirement Income Certified Professional


George is a member of the Presidential Advisory Council for the American College of Financial Services.

DOFU 4-2024