Working Forward

A podcast series from Symetra in partnership with Nassau Re/Imagine

From the accelerating emergence of data and technology, to evolving workforce dynamics, the changing perspectives of companies, workers and more, this podcast highlights leading trends and innovations happening in the workplace.


Your hosts

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Harry Monti

Executive Vice President, Symetra Benefits Division

Harry joined Symetra in 2014 with over 20 years of in-house and consulting experience in finance, operations and strategic planning. Before joining Symetra, he served as director of insurance advisory services with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), providing advice and support to group benefits clients on administrative, claims and strategic issues. Prior to PwC, he held senior-level operational and claims roles within The Hartford's group benefits, retirement plans and enterprise-wide shared services organization. Harry also held financial management roles at MassMutal and UNUM.

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Todd Dzen

Vice President, Product Management and Voluntary Practice Lead, Symetra Benefits Division

Todd is head of product management for group life, disability and voluntary benefits products for Symetra’s Benefits division. With nearly 20 years in the business, Todd held roles in claims, sales support, account management and product at carriers like Aetna and AIG before joining Symetra. Todd is also a member of the LIMRA Workplace Benefits Advisory Board.

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Paul Tyler

Chief Marketing Officer, Nassau Financial Group

Paul leads the marketing strategy, digital sales channel and innovation activity at Nassau Financial Group. Paul drives the branding of the insurance companies and affiliated asset management companies. In addition, he launched Nassau Re/Imagine, an insurtech focused incubator based in Hartford, Connecticut. Prior to his role at Nassau Financial Group, he worked at Fidelity and Guaranty Life and MetLife in a variety of roles in strategy, marketing, operations, technology, sales, and compliance.

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Laura Dinan Haber

Innovation Program Manager, Nassau Financial Group

Laura serves as innovation program manager for Nassau Re/Imagine, Nassau Financial Group’s insurtech incubator. She drives community and industry collaboration and sources innovative partnerships for the company. Prior to her role at Nassau Financial Group, she worked at the MetroHartford Alliance, the City of Hartford’s Chamber of Commerce and the region’s economic development leader, in a variety of investor relations and marketing roles. She also serves as co-organizer of TEDxHartford.

Symetra Life Insurance Company is the parent company of First Symetra National Life Insurance Company of New York (collectively, "Symetra"). Symetra Life Insurance Company does not solicit business in the state of New York, and they are not authorized to do so. Each company is responsible for its own financial obligations.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Symetra Life Insurance Company or its affiliates. The host is not affiliated with Symetra Life Insurance Company and/or any of its affiliates and is solely responsible for the content.