Leadership Team - Biography
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. Hunt joined Symetra in 2015 from White Mountains Advisors LLC, a financial investment advisory firm headquartered in Guilford, Connecticut, where he was managing director. He joined White Mountains in 2004 and was responsible for all life company portfolios and alternative investments for all clients, including Symetra. Prior to White Mountains Advisors, Mr. Hunt headed portfolio risk management and alternative investments at Hartford Life. His more than three decades of experience in the insurance industry also includes actuarial and investment management roles at State Mutual Life and Connecticut Mutual.
Mr. Hunt graduated from the University of Chicago, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, in Mathematics and Statistics. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.