NAIFA Member Is Managing Director at Saybrus Partners

shirleySteve2013Saybrus Partners, Inc. recently announced that D. Steve Shirley, CLU, CHFC, has joined the company as managing director, National Account.

Shirley will be responsible for managing key account relationships and helping drive successful sales execution within those channels. In addition, he will be responsible for identifying and securing new institutional partnership opportunities.

“Steve’s extensive sales, marketing and distribution experience is a great fit for Saybrus as we continue to forge strong, successful partnerships and build our third-party life insurance business,” says Edward W. Cassidy, managing principal, Saybrus Partners.

With a career that spans over 30 years, Shirley was previously national accounts vice president for institutional accounts, John Hancock Life Insurance Company, and held senior sales management positions at Merrill Lynch & Company, Inc. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Business from Mississippi State University and holds Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant designations from The American College.