Rocha Joins The Guardian Retirement Plan Sales Team

June 13, 2012 ( -  The Guardian Insurance & Annuity Company, Inc. (GIAC) appointed Roger Rocha to the position of regional vice president for retirement plan sales for the Northern Los Angeles region.

Rocha, a retirement plan specialist with more than 18 years of experience, will be responsible for developing Guardian Retirement Solutions’ defined contribution (DC) plan sales in California’s North Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino, Bakersfield, San Luis Obispo and Riverside counties.

Before joining GIAC, Rocha served as a regional vice president at John Hancock Retirement Plan Services. He has also held senior sales positions with ING Financial Advisers and Great-West Life Retirement Plan Services.

Rocha earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from the California State University in Los Angeles. He has earned his Series 7, 63 and California State Life Insurance licenses.

“We are delighted to welcome a respected industry veteran of Roger’s caliber to the Guardian Retirement Solutions team,” said Dale Magner, vice president of retirement product sales. “Roger’s appointment underscores Guardian’s commitment to be the small plan market provider in the industry.”