Mr. Hodgdon has had extensive experience as a CEO and Director in leading multiple Life and Annuity insurance and reinsurance companies, and is recognized as an industry leader in the U.S. and International insurance markets. Mr. Hodgdon has structured domestic and international financial insurance and reinsurance transactions and developed intra-group reinsurance programs to support group-wide risk management initiatives.
Mr. Hodgdon spent several years in Ireland as Chairman and CEO leading the AEGON insurance and reinsurance expansion in Europe. He was a past Chairman of DIMA and a member of the Taoiseach Finance Committee and was integrally involved in the European Life Reinsurance and initial Solvency II directive. Mr. Hodgdon has a Bachelor of Science degree from Concordia University.
Nowlin Randolph, CFA, CAIA joined CL Life and Annuity as a Managing Director for Risk Management. Mr. Randolph has over twenty years of experience in analyzing and managing investment risk for multiple fund management companies. Mr. Randolph’s expertise and experience in risk and portfolio management have helped to create an investment strategy that provides for low-risk and solid returns. Mr. Randolph received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Sewanee University, and holds the CFA designation.
Jonathan Morgan joined CL Life and Annuity as a Managing Director, Asset Management. Mr. Morgan has over 20 years of asset management and portfolio management. Mr. Morgan’s experience includes experience in managing assets for an insurance company. Mr. Morgan will be responsible for the origination and management of the assets in the CL Life portfolio to generate consistent and solid returns. Mr. Morgan received his BBA degree from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Katrina Starkie joined CL Life and Annuity as the Director, Controller of Insurance Business. Ms. Starkie brings over 15 years of industry experience having previously held Controller positions at multiple life insurance companies. Ms. Starkie has extensive experience in Statutory accounting and will manage CL Life’s financial processes, and oversee the administration of the life and annuity business. Ms. Starkie received her Accounting degree from the University of Birmingham, England, and is a Chartered Accountant.
Gary Sorensen joined CL Life and Annuity as the Director, Marketing and Sales. Mr. Sorensen’s career in the financial services industry spans over 30 years of working with multiple insurance companies. Mr. Sorensen’s experience has provided him with a successful background in recruiting and supporting distribution in the fixed annuities and life insurance market. Mr. Sorensen is responsible for recruiting distribution partners, managing advisor relationships, and training on product and sales concepts. He is involved in CL Life’s product design and new business development. Mr. Sorensen received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Iowa.
Douglas Brown, ASA, MAAA has extensive experience with the full range of actuarial services associated with the development and management of life insurance and annuity products.
Mr. Brown worked for fifteen years doing life insurance and annuity product development for market-leading life insurance companies. In 2012, he transitioned to a consulting role where he acted as both the appointed and illustration actuary for several companies and expanded his scope to include valuation, financial reporting, and management consulting.