Matt Grove, Executive Vice President, Insurance and Agency Group

Bio

Executive Vice President Matt Grove has oversight of the life insurance, marketing, service, technology, and business planning and strategy functions for New York Life's Insurance and Agency Group. The Insurance and Agency Group represents New York Life’s core businesses, including its industry-leading life and annuity businesses and career agency distribution channel, as well as its portfolio of strategic insurance businesses. Mr. Grove is a member of the Executive Management Committee of New York Life.

Prior to this role, Mr. Grove was Chief Administrative Officer of the Insurance and Agency Group, responsible for strategy, advanced analytics, internal consulting, new business, underwriting, and various other functions. Before joining the Insurance and Agency Group, Mr. Grove led New York Life's Retail Annuities business.

Prior to joining New York Life in 2009, Mr. Grove was the Chief Marketing Officer of Jefferson National, an insurance company focused on serving the needs of the Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) market. Before Jefferson National, he was the President and Founder of Diginexus, a technology consulting firm focused on building enterprise software for financial services firms. Mr. Grove started his career as an investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

Mr. Grove has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated summa cum laude, and an MBA from Columbia University.