Pentegra Announces Director of Qualified Plan Marketing

Mary Read has joined Alliance Benefit Group-Pentegra as the National Director of Qualified Plan Marketing.

In tandem with Alliance Benefit Group-Pentegra’s acquisition of National Life Group’s qualified retirement business (see “Pentegra Acquires National Life Group Division“), Read  will be responsible for strengthening the organization’s relationships with National Life Group field agents by providing business development support.She will be working under the direction of Richard W. Rausser, Vice President.  

Before the acquisition, Read was Vice President, Qualified Plan Marketing for National Life Group. With more than 30 years of experience in the industry, she has an extensive background in marketing and plan design.   

Prior to National Life Group, Read was a Pension Consultant with Feldman Benefit Services, an actuarial consulting firm, and previously was Assistant Vice President of Marketing and Retirement Planning for MONY Life Insurance Company of New York.   

Read holds the Certified Pension Consultant (CPC) and Qualified Plan Administrator (QPA) designations from the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA). She also holds paralegal certification from Upsala College and a B.A. in Literature from Ramapo College of New Jersey.