SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Chris Michael
Mendoza has been promoted to Vice President of Multicultural Market Development
at Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual).
Mr. Mendoza, who reports to John Chandler, Senior Vice President and Chief
Marketing Officer for MassMutual, is responsible for leading a team of
professionals who specialize in the development of multicultural business and
market strategies, including securing and leveraging strategic alliances with
diverse organizations that support recruiting and business generation.
“During his time with us, Chris has used his creativity and innovative
thinking to build our successful multicultural markets practice and to ensure
policyholders and customers are given a voice and receive the specific support
they need,” said Mr. Chandler. “He has led our successful activities to create
relevant, meaningful resources for our clients and producers that focus on the
markets in which we’re active.”
Mr. Mendoza joined MassMutual in 2007 as Director of Multicultural Markets,
after working with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company as a marketing director
and Allstate Insurance in various capacities (an agent, agency manager and
marketing director). He was promoted to Assistant Vice President of
Multicultural Market Development at MassMutual in 2009.
Mr. Mendoza is a graduate of the University of Texas, and holds an MBA and
doctorate degree in business administration. His research on Hispanic
entrepreneurship is published in various academic and business journals and was
featured at the 2008 conference of the U.S. Small Business Association for
Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that
is run for the benefit of its members and participating policyholders. The
company has a long history of financial strength and strong performance, and although
dividends are not guaranteed, MassMutual has paid dividends to eligible
participating policyholders consistently since the 1860s. With whole life insurance as its foundation, MassMutual provides
products to help meet the financial needs of clients, such as life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement/401(k) plan services, and annuities. In addition, the company’s strong and growing
network of financial professionals helps clients make good financial decisions
for the long-term.
MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life
Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales
representatives. MassMutual is headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts and
its major affiliates include: Babson Capital Management LLC; Baring Asset
Management Limited; Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC; The First Mercantile
Trust Company; MassMutual International LLC; MML Investors Services, LLC, Member
FINRA and SIPC; OppenheimerFunds, Inc.; and
The MassMutual Trust Company, FSB.