Deals and People

Mutual of Omaha Adds Sales Managers to Retirement Plans Division

By Jay Polansky editors@plansponsor.com | July 11, 2012

July 11, 2012 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Mutual of Omaha Retirement Plans Division named two regional sales managers in key markets.

Brian Armstrong will cover the Central and South Florida market, and Oliver Schulz will focus on the New York area.

“These individuals are part of our strategic initiative to grow our national presence by placing proven financial sales experts in roles that will support sustainable growth and distribution of our 401(k) product line,” said Seth Friedman, 401(k) national sales director for Mutual of Omaha. “They bring a wide range of financial services experience to the table and will collaborate closely with advisers to competitively support the needs of the plan sponsor and their participants.”

Armstrong has more than 15 years experience in the financial services industry. Before joining Mutual of Omaha, he served as sales director for MassMutual. He has also served in several retirement plans sales and leadership positions at First Mercantile Trust, Gallagher Retirement Services, ADP and Morgan Stanley.

Armstrong earned his bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University.

Schulz has more than 13 years experience in selling 401(k) and defined benefit plans. He most recently served as a financial adviser for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. Schulz has also served in several retirement plans sales and leadership positions at Nationwide Financial, Oppenheimer Funds and Aegon/Transamerica.

Schulz earned his bachelor’s degree from Keene State College. He also attended Schiller International University.