In the role, Barcelona will focus on new and existing clients in the Pittsburgh region, as well as the wider mid-Atlantic region. He reports to Stephen Davis, divisional vice president for the firm’s mid-Atlantic division.
Bob Carroll, national sales manager for John Hancock RPS, says the firm hopes to leverage Barcelona’s more than 15 years of experience in retirement plans to expand its presence in the Pittsburgh market and nearby areas.
Barcelona has worked in related roles for a number of other providers in the retirement plan services space and is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, with a degree in business management. He holds Series 6, 63 and state insurance licenses in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
John Hancock Financial is a division of Manulife, a Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States, offering clients a range of financial products and investment services.