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MassMutual Names Three Relationship Managers

August 15, 2012 ( - MassMutual's Retirement Services Division continues to grow its client service team with the appointment of three new relationship managers.

By Rebecca Moore | August 15, 2012

Eunice Cabrera has been promoted to senior relationship manager with MassMutual's Retirement Services Division, effective June 30; John Andresen has joined as a director-level relationship manager, effective July 9; and Michael Gopen has joined the team as senior relationship manager, effective August 13.  

Based in Orlando, Florida, 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, and most recently served as a retirement education specialist responsible for the Florida, Georgia and Puerto Rico territories. 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.  

Based in Northern California, 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, Andresen served two years with Smith Hayes as an investment consultant and registered investment adviser (RIA), and prior to that spent 10 years in benefits consulting and relationship management with Milliman. 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).   

Gopen is responsible for managing mid-market customers in the metro New Jersey/New York region. Based in Port Jefferson Station, New York, 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, Gopen served as client relationship manager with Gallagher Retirement Services, a position he held since 2005. He 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.