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Harry S. Monti
Executive Vice President, Benefits Division

Harry S. Monti is executive vice president, Benefits Division, for Symetra Financial Corporation and its insurance subsidiaries. He is responsible for the company’s medical stop-loss insurance products and Workforce Benefits product line that includes group life, group disability income, absence management and supplemental health voluntary products.

Mr. Monti joined Symetra in June 2014 as vice president, Life and Disability operations, with nearly 25 years of experience in the group benefits industry. He was named senior vice president for the Workforce Benefits product line in April 2018.

Prior to joining Symetra, Mr. Monti was a Director of Insurance Advisory Services with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Hartford, Conn. He had previously spent 13 years in senior level operational and claims roles within The Hartford’s group benefits, retirement plans and enterprise-wide shared services organizations. His professional background also includes financial management roles at MassMutual and UNUM.

Mr. Monti earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Thomas College in Waterville, Maine. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) and a fellow of the Life Management Institute (FLMI).  He is an Executive Board member of the Connecticut Insurance & Financial Services organization, a member of ACLI’s Group Insurance Executives Council and a former chair of the ACLI’s Disability Income Committee.