SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MassMutual's Retirement Services Division is continuing to grow its client service team to deliver on its best-in-class service and retention record with the welcomed additions of three senior relationship managers.
Eunice Cabrera has been promoted to senior relationship manager with MassMutual's Retirement Services Division, effective June 30. Based in Orlando, Fla., Ms. Cabrera serves on the south central region client management team, responsible for managing the division's retirement plan business in the mid-market segment. She first joined MassMutual in 2003, most recently serving as a retirement education specialist responsible for the Fla., Ga., and P.R. territories. Ms. Cabrera graduated from Boston University with a BS in Business Administration, holds her FINRA Series 6 & 63 licenses and is bi-lingual. She reports to Brian Barrett, assistant vice president for MassMutual's Retirement Services Division.
John Andresen has joined MassMutual's Retirement Services Division as a director-level relationship manager effective July 9. Based in Northern Calif., Mr. Andresen is responsible for managing large-market customers and reports to Tom Cremona, vice president for MassMutual's Retirement Services Division. Prior to joining MassMutual, Mr. Andresen served two years with Smith Hayes as an investment consultant and registered investment advisor (RIA), and prior to that spent 10 years in benefits consulting and relationship management with Milliman. Mr. Andresen holds his BA in Psychology from the University of Nebraska, FINRA Series 7 & 63 licenses, and several industry designations including Certified Pension Consultant (CPC), Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) and Certified Retirement Services Professional (CRSP).
Michael Gopen has joined MassMutual's Retirement Services Division as senior relationship manager effective August 13 and is responsible for managing mid-market customers in metro N.Y./N.J. Based in Port Jefferson Station, N.Y., Mr. Gopen serves on the northeast region client management team, reporting to M. Palmer Whitney, assistant vice president for MassMutual's Retirement Services Division. Prior to joining MassMutual on August 13, Mr. Gopen served as client relationship manager with Gallagher Retirement Services, a position he held since 2005. Mr. Gopen graduated from Penn State University with a BS in Communication Disorders and currently holds his NYS Life Insurance and FINRA 7, 6 and 63 licenses, as well as his Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) designation.
"These qualified new senior relationship managers are seasoned retirement services professionals and bring a wealth of experience to our client management team," says Una Morabito, vice president of client management for MassMutual's Retirement Services Division. "As the division continues to grow, their expertise and excellent reputations throughout the industry will help MassMutual further strengthen its relationships with retirement plan advisors and sponsors across the country," adds Morabito.
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