Mutual of Omaha Names 401(k) Sales Director

May 30, 2013 ( Mutual of Omaha Retirement Services named Patrick J. Bello 401(k) national sales director.

Bello leads a sales management team that oversees a national network of 401(k) wholesalers who provide a full range of retirement product solutions to advisers and their employer clients.His team works closely with regional and national broker-dealers and third-party administrators (TPAs) to develop product distribution strategies on behalf of Mutual of Omaha Retirement Services.  

Bello joins Mutual from ING Retirement Solutions, where he was senior vice president of Corporate Markets for the firm’s Northeast Division.He joined ING in 2008 as part of its acquisition of CitiStreet, a joint venture between State Street and Citigroup.  

Bello joined CitiStreet in 1996, and in 2002 was named executive vice president and managing director of the Corporate Markets Group at CitiStreet’s Retirement Services Division.He held a management position with Towers Perrin before joining CitiStreet.  

Bello earned a bachelor’s degree in economics with a concentration in finance from Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia. He is a FINRA Registered Principal and has completed various American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) courses and examinations.