Mutual of Omaha Names 401(k) Sales Director

Patrick J. Bello was named 401(k) national sales director of Mutual of Omaha Retirement Services.

Bello leads a sales management team overseeing a national network of 401(k) wholesalers who provide a full range of retirement product solutions. His team works with regional and national broker-dealers and third-party administrators to develop product distribution strategies on behalf of Mutual of Omaha Retirement Services.

Bello has 24 years of experience in retirement plan sales, management and client service. He comes to Mutual of Omaha from ING Retirement Solutions, where he was senior vice president of corporate markets for the Northeast. He joined ING in 2008 as part of its acquisition of CitiStreet, a joint venture between State Street and Citigroup. Bello started at CitiStreet in 1996 and in 2002 was named executive vice president and managing director of the corporate markets group in the  retirement services division. He held a management position with Towers Perrin before joining CitiStreet.

Bello holds a bachelor’s degree in economics with a concentration in finance from Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia. He is a FINRA Registered Principal and has completed courses and examinations at the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries.