Pru Gives Nod to New TPA Channel Head

October 19, 2005 ( - Prudential Retirement has tapped Steven Hart to be vice president of Third-Party Administrator (TPA) Channel Management within Prudential's Full-Service Retirement business.

A Prudential news release said that Hart will be responsible for enhancing distribution opportunities and strengthening partnerships with TPAs and advisors who serve corporate clients in the small business market. Hart will also assume responsibility for the organization’s recently formed TPA Advisory Council.

Hart will report to David Musto, senior vice president and head of the Full-Service Retirement Emerging Corporate Segment for Prudential Retirement.

“Steve’s background in developing TPA-focused products, systems, sales and marketing tools, along with his active involvement in industry organizations, like NIPA and ASPPA, provide a broad perspective on how best we can work with and address the needs of our TPA partners and their clients,” said Musto, in the news release.

Hart joins Prudential from Automatic Data Processing (ADP), where he most recently served as national sales director for TPA programs. He has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Clarke College.