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The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today announced changes to its board of directors.

The four new members of the IRI board of directors are:

Pete Landry, SVP and Director of Insurance and Annuities, Wells Fargo

Pete Landry has 20 years of experience in the insurance industry and a thorough understanding of insurance and annuity solutions and their benefits to clients. Before his current leadership role, he held several positions within the Life Insurance organization at Wells Fargo. Previously, he worked in senior leadership positions for Insurance and Annuity Services at Bank of America and Merrill Lynch and was a Registered Representative for John Hancock. Pete’s responsibilities extend across Wells Fargo’s Wealth and Investment Management organization.

Christina Loftus, Head of Retirement National Accounts, T. Rowe Price

Christina Loftus is a member of the Retirement Leadership Team for T. Rowe Price’s U.S. Intermediary business, where she leads National Accounts for defined contribution and sub advised clients. Christie is also responsible for a national team of wholesalers covering insurance clients. Loftus’ investment experience began in 1993, and she has been with T. Rowe Price since 2020, starting in U.S. Intermediaries. Prior to arriving at T. Rowe Price, Loftus was the director of Third Party Platform Solutions at Oppenheimer Funds, Inc.

Paul Lucas, Senior Vice President and Account Manager, PIMCO

Paul Lucas provides specialized business development and relationship management within PIMCO’s variable insurance and sub-advised business. Before joining PIMCO in 2018, he was a member of BlackRock’s institutional business, working with insurance, defined contribution, and bank trust clients. Prior to BlackRock he worked for Merrill Lynch and Janus Capital Group.

Jamie Ohl, President, Individual Solutions, Transamerica

Jamie Ohl is an innovative leader with over 30 years of industry experience. Currently, she leads all aspects of Transamerica’s individual life and annuity business lines. In addition, she leads the growth and expansion of Transamerica’s wholesale and retail distribution for life insurance, annuities, and mutual funds, along with the affiliated networks of World Financial Group (WFG), Transamerica Agency Network (TAN), and Transamerica Financial Advisors (TFA).

“I am happy to welcome these industry leaders as the newest members of the IRI Board of Directors, ” said Wayne Chopus, IRI President and CEO. “Our Board is deeply engaged and committed to helping IRI navigate current issues. They are adept at helping us to look ahead to identify potential challenges and opportunities and then work with us on appropriate strategies to address them.”

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