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Building better futures together.

A resource center for producers.


Your partner of choice.

We value your partnership, and our top priority is to help you succeed. Working together, we can fulfill our mission of providing financial security, well-being, and peace of mind to the millions that we serve. Our comprehensive suite of absence solutions, deep industry insights, and unmatched consultative support are the foundation of our market-leading outcomes.

Our connected approach.

We deliver results through our people, processes, and technology. Our connected approach combines the strategic experience of sales and client managers with individualized process models and a tailored digital platform that scales and adapts to each client’s unique needs.

Our sales support.

We are committed to helping businesses and employees reach their full potential, while building better futures for themselves and those most important to them. We strive to meet this mission in every interaction we support. 


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We are connected to you locally and all across the nation.

National Sales Team

Distribution Lead

David Kasper
(281) 475-6925

National Segment Lead

Paul Gardner
(215) 619-6075

National Sales Lead

Mike Banks
(310) 750-5088

National Sales Executives


Mike Koons
(445) 225-0833


Scott Carlisle
(770) 595-9310


Julie Allen
(510) 358-7847


Alan Carkner
(312) 720-0103

South Central

Scott Hardner
(214) 766-1034


Region Leads

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West Region

Tim Flatt
(303) 691-3164

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Central Region

Pete Becker
(804) 546-3226

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East Region

Leslie Golemba
(860) 214-5493

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Regional Sales Team

Distribution Lead

David Kasper
(281) 475-6925

Producer Relations Director

Allie Benson
(415) 271-5351

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West Region

West Region Lead

Jeff Valley
(949) 289-3799

South Pacific RVP

Jake Willis
(818) 522-3649

North Pacific RVP

Justin France
(415) 377-3159

Southwest RVP

David Budzinski
(602) 999-1416

Midwest RVP

Jim Stanfield
(913) 602-4472

East Region

East Region Lead

Jeff Saik
(678) 259-8314

Southeast RVP

Billy Ruel
(704) 302-4749

Northeast RVP

Steven Murphy
(617) 618-9198

Mid-Atlantic RVP

Adam Ressner
(312) 480-6478

Ohio Valley RVP

Tim Pitts
(614) 246-1274

Get in Touch

A Group Benefit Solutions representative can contact you to let you know how we can help employers set up the right absence management program for them.

New York Life Group Benefit Solutions products and services are provided by Life Insurance Company of North America and New York Life Group Insurance Company of NY, subsidiaries of New York Life Insurance Company.

Life Insurance Company of North America is not licensed in New York and does not conduct insurance business in New York.