Taking financial futures above and beyond
At MassMutual Ascend, we are committed to going above and beyond – so when it comes to your clients' financial futures, the impossible feels possible.
As a leading provider of annuities, we see our products as more than just contracts. Our annuities are transparent and easier to understand, so they are simple to explain and your clients always know what to expect.
We have a long history of financial strength and stability. We’ve received an “A” or higher rating by AM Best for more than 40 years, so you and your clients can have confidence knowing we’ll be here when you need us. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of MassMutual, one of the largest life insurance companies in the U.S., founded in 1851.
And finally, everything we do is rooted in a culture of service. From our people to our technology, we strive to always provide you and your clients with what you need, when you need it.
With eleven years of experience in the financial services industry, Nick has shown great success in fee-based annuity sales. His knowledge of the products makes him an excellent resource for advisors looking for new ways to diversify their clients’ portfolios. Prior to joining MassMutual Ascend, Nick worked at both Jackson National and Lincoln as an external wholesaler in the Pacific Northwest. He holds Series 6, 7, 26, 63 and life and health licenses. Nick is a Colorado native and is proud alumni of Colorado State University. He lives in Highlands Ranch with his chocolate lab Tucker. In his off time, he enjoys sports, hiking, camping and spending time with family.
Dan has worked in the financial services industry since 2012. Prior to joining MassMutual Ascend, Dan served as a Regional Vice President with Alpha Solutions Management, a boutique IMO out of Okemos, Michigan. Before Alpha, Dan served as both an internal and external wholesaler at Jackson National, covering FA/FIA/VA products. Over the course of his wholesaling career, Dan has covered both RRs and IARs across the state of California focusing on Northern California, Los Angeles and Orange County. With a thorough understanding of the annuity landscape, Dan can help advisors identify ways to successfully integrate these products into their clients’ portfolios. Dan earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Colorado State University located in Fort Collins, Colorado. He is an avid sports enthusiast and relocated back to Denver, where he was born and raised, from Newport Beach in December of 2019. Dan holds his Series 6, 63 and life and health licenses.