Executive Officers

Symetra Financial Corporation
President and Chief Executive Officer
Margaret Meister is president and chief executive officer of Symetra Financial Corporation and president of its insurance subsidiaries. She is also a member of the company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Meister joined Symetra in 1988 as an actuarial student.
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Actuary
Tommie Brooks is executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief actuary of Symetra Financial Corporation and its insurance subsidiaries. Mr. Brooks is responsible for leading the company’s financial operations and strategy, actuarial functions and serves as a liaison between the
Executive Vice President, Benefits Division
Michael Fry is executive vice president of the Benefits Division for Symetra Financial Corporation and its insurance subsidiaries. He has profit-and-loss responsibility for the company’s medical stop-loss, limited benefit medical, group life and disability income insurance businesses, including
Executive Vice President, Individual Life and Retirement Divisions
Dan Guilbert is executive vice president of the Individual Life and Retirement Divisions for Symetra Financial Corporation and its insurance subsidiaries. He has profit-and-loss responsibility for Symetra’s annuity, structured settlement and life insurance products, including strategy development,
Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
Mark Hunt is executive vice president and chief investment officer of Symetra Financial Corporation and its insurance subsidiaries. In this role, Mr. Hunt directs the company's investment policy and strategy, and oversees Symetra's approximately $35 billion investment portfolio. Mr.
Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administration
Chris Katzmar Holmes is senior vice president of Symetra Financial Corporation and its insurance subsidiaries, with oversight of the human resources, corporate operations, business continuity and security/special investigations departments. She joined the company in 1991 as a personnel development
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Joel Kneisley is senior vice president and chief information officer for Symetra Life Insurance Company. He has oversight of Symetra’s technology strategy, team and operations, with responsibility for the ongoing development of Symetra’s long-term information technology (IT) and digital roadmap.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Jacquie Veneziani is senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of Symetra Financial Corporation and its insurance subsidiaries. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing the company’s Law and Compliance functions and serving as a liaison to the company’s board of directors.