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Pete Berlute

Senior Vice President, Affinity Solutions

Pete is a member of our executive leadership team and leads all areas of our Affinity Solutions division, which serves the financial institution and association markets in the United States and Canada.


Pete joined Securian Financial as a director in 2006, and has held various finance, business and technology leadership and operations roles within our company. He has also led several of our key enterprise strategic initiatives including implementing a new channel partner compensation platform, advancing our technology transformation and introducing new hybrid ways of working. Pete was promoted to second vice president in 2012, vice president in 2017, to senior vice president of Enterprise Technology in 2022 and his current role in 2023. Before joining Securian Financial, he worked as a CPA for Ernst & Young in Chicago and Minneapolis.


  • Bachelor of Science, accounting and finance, Miami University (Ohio)


  • Certified Public Accountant


DOFU 7-2023