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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, group life and disability income insurance, and Select Benefits business that focuses on voluntary and limited benefit medical products. 

Mr. Monti joined Symetra in June 2014 as vice president, Life and Disability (LAD) operations, with nearly 25 years of experience in the group benefits industry. He was named senior vice president for LAD and Select Benefits 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.