Bethesda, Md. (PRWEB) March 29, 2010
The Washington Group, a general agency of MassMutual, http://www.financialstrength.com, headquartered in Bethesda, Md., is pleased to announce the addition of Kolina K. Vortman as Director of Field Development. With six years of successful recruitment expertise, Vortman will continue the agency's efforts to recruit highly skilled financial services professionals to assist The Washington Group's diverse client base with financial planning, insurance, investments and much more.
Vortman holds an impressive record of recruitment in the financial services industry, joining The Washington Group from Ameriprise Financial and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. As recruiting manager for the Mid-Atlantic region of Thrivent, Kolina successfully exceeded the corporate staffing goal for her region by 24 percent. She is also responsible for producing a competitive candidate attraction plan with Amerprise Financial's Capital States Market Group, which secured $30 million in assets under management.
"Kolina's aggressive and strategic approach to recruitment as well as her knowledge of the financial services industry promises to bring strength to our company, and will continue to reinforce our position as the premier financial services firm in the Mid-Atlantic," said Jim Van Eperen, President and CEO of The Washington Group.
Recruiting experienced and new financial service representatives will be Vortman's number one priority. In addition, she will be responsible for building new relationships, attracting and developing new agents, and further communicating The Washington Group brand.
"I am thrilled to be part of such a successful group of professionals and look forward to paring past best practices to enhance the strength and stability of this organization," said Vortman.
Vortman graduated from Concordia University, with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Communications and Political Science and holds a Virginia State Life and Health Insurance license. She is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, Women in Insurance and Financial Services, the Society of Human Resource Management, GAMA and various other professional societies and local chambers of commerce.
For information about a financial services career with The Washington Group of MassMutual, contact Kolina Vortman 301-581-7212 or kvortman(at)finsvcs(dot)com.
About The Washington Group
The Washington Group currently services clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and the United States. With offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, including Fairfax, Virginia and Annapolis, Maryland, The Washington Group's highly trained professional financial associates are backed by a team of product specialists with more than 150 years of combined experience in estate planning, life insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, pension and retirement plans, business insurance, executive compensation, employee benefits, and asset accumulation. http://www.financialstrength.com
Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policyholders. The company has a long history of financial strength and strong performance, and although dividends are not guaranteed, MassMutual has paid dividends to eligible participating policyholders every year since the 1860s. With whole life insurance as its foundation, MassMutual provides products to help meet the financial needs of clients, such as life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement/401(k) plan services, and annuities. In addition, the company's strong and growing network of financial professionals helps clients make good financial decisions for the long-term.
Located in Bethesda, Maryland, The Washington Group is a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual). MassMutual is headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts and its major affiliates include: Babson Capital Management LLC; Baring Asset Management Limited; Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC; The First Mercantile Trust Company; MassMutual International LLC; MML Investors Services, Inc. member FINRA and SIPC; Oppenheimer Funds, Inc.; and the MassMutual Trust Company, FSB. For more information, visit http://www.massmutual.com.