Dave Castellani is Senior Vice President and Business Information Officer for New York Life, responsible for oversight of enterprise technology and IT governance, a role he has held since 2013. He was appointed to New York Life’s Executive Management Committee in January 2019.
Mr. Castellani joined New York Life in 2011, as head of the former Retirement Plan Services business. Prior to joining New York Life, Mr. Castellani was Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer at EWM, LLC, a wealth management firm based in Zurich, Switzerland and New Canaan, Connecticut. Before joining EWM, LLC, he served a combined 25 years at Prudential Retirement and CIGNA Corporation. He also founded two startup companies, Mi8 Corporation and Qv21, Inc., both of which centered on the use of technology to drive process improvement.
Mr. Castellani is an active supporter of Year Up, the workforce development nonprofit dedicated to closing the opportunity divide. Additionally, in 2018 he was appointed a Director of Clover Telecom, located in Dallas, Texas.
Mr. Castellani earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with a minor in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross in 1978 and completed the Entrepreneurial Leadership Program at the Harvard Business School in 1996.
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