Jul 18, 2016
WALNUT CREEK, CA—July 18, 2016 —
Newport Group, a leading provider of retirement plans, insurance, and consulting services, announced today that Mike Brown has joined the organization as Regional Director.
Mr. Brown will be responsible for developing business relationships and identifying market opportunities to promote Newport Group’s retirement plan recordkeeping and administration services to third-party intermediaries. Based in the Northeast, he will cover New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He will report to Senior Vice President of Institutional Sales Micah DiSalvo
“Mike knows how to partner with advisors and consultants to reset the narrative around retirement, and drive more positive retirement outcomes,” DiSalvo said. “His expertise includes qualified and non-qualified defined contribution and defined benefit plans, which makes him an ideal fit for Newport Group and our suite of products and services.”
Mr. Brown has nearly 15 years of experience in the retirement services industry and has held sales leadership roles with some of the industry’s biggest and best-known companies, including BMO and Empower. Most recently, he was a regional sales director with OneAmerica, where he was responsible for new business development in the Northeast.
Mr. Brown earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Bentley University in Massachusetts and holds his FINRA securities series 6 and 63 licenses.