With more than 22 years of experience in the retirement and employee benefit industry, Barden most recently served as the managing director of institutional sales for the Southeastern division of MassMutual, where he ranked as the nation’s top sales representative.
Before MassMutual, Barden worked for The Principal Financial Group and MetLife, focusing on pension management, profit sharing and defined benefit sales, distribution, and carrier relations.
Reporting to AUL Vice President of National Sales and Service Distribution Mark Glavin, Barden will provide support to financial professionals in the Atlanta market who sell 401(k), 403(b), and 457 plans to their clients.
Barden is a trained economist with an MBA in Global Technology Management and International Business with an undergraduate BBA in Economics and Finance from Kennesaw State University, and is currently completing his doctoral studies for a Ph.D. in Finance.
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