Pacific Life (Newport Beach, Calif.) has promoted Philip Teeter to senior vice president, technology and operations, annuities & mutual funds division; and Dawn Trautman to senior vice president, IT and strategic planning, life Insurance division. Other promotions include Mary Ann Brown to executive vice president, corporate development; Tom Gibbons to senior vice president, corporate tax; Denis Kalscheur to senior vice president and treasurer; Gregory Keeling to vice president, finance, annuities & mutual funds division; and Katharine Brandt Young to vice president, valuation and risk management, life insurance division. The promotions will be effective April 1, 2010, according to a Pacific Life announcement.
Teeter, a resident of Laguna Beach, joined Pacific Life in 1998 as assistant vice president, technology for the annuities and mutual Funds Division. Promoted to vice president in 2000, his responsibilities include providing strategic and tactical guidance and direction for the division's technology resources as well as helping set short and long-term objectives for the division. In his new role, Mr. Teeter will be responsible for both the Technology and Operations Departments in the Annuities and Mutual Funds Division, a reflection of the increasing collaboration and partnership between these key areas. He received a B.S. from San Jose State University.
Trautman originally joined Pacific Life in 2001 as a program manager in the life insurance division, progressing to the role of assistant vice president, marketing operations. After leaving Pacific Life for a brief period, she returned to Pacific Life in 2006 as vice president, IT and program management within the life insurance division. Since that time, she has been responsible for setting the strategic direction and leading initiatives, goals, and objectives for the division's IT, sales and marketing operations, and project management office departments. In her new role as senior vice president, she will continue to lead the division's information technology, program and project management, case design, and strategic planning functions as well as have an increased leadership role in all major initiatives and decisions for the Life Insurance Division. Ms. Trautman received a B.S. from Penn State University and an M.B.A. from Lehigh University.
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