ING Annuity and Asset Sales Distribution
Chad Tope serves as president of ING U.S.’s Annuity and Asset Sales unit. In this capacity, he is responsible for registered and non-registered annuity and IRA asset sales through multiple forms of distribution including independent marketing organizations, banks, broker-dealers and independent agents. Tope had previously been senior vice president and national sales manager for ING’s Fixed Annuity Distribution.
Tope joined ING in 1995 and has served in a number of sales and management roles of increasing responsibility. In addition to leading fixed-annuity sales, he has led a number of initiatives such as partnering on a revamp of a distribution model, designing and building a successful annuity sales team and developing new distribution channels, outlets and markets. Tope began his career in personal sales in 1991 with AEGON USA and later transitioned into their broker-dealer as a variable annuity and mutual fund wholesaler.
He earned his B.B.A. degree from the University of Iowa.
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