Gregory S. Benesh

Gregory S. Benesh

President & Chief Executive Officer

As President and Chief Executive Officer, Gregory Benesh oversees Dearborn National, whose lines of business include group life, group dental insurance, group disability insurance, dental administration, and worksite and individual benefits.

Mr. Benesh joined Dearborn National in 2012 as Vice President and Chief Actuary. In 2013, he was named Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and in 2015, he was named President and Chief Executive Officer.

Previously, Mr. Benesh was Vice President and Actuary at MetLife, functioning as the Financial Officer of the company's National Accounts business. During his 23-year tenure at the company, he held a variety of leadership roles for several business lines, including Financial Officer of National Accounts, Group Disability, and National Accounts Pensions, as well as Vice President, Chief Actuary, and Financial Officer for the Small Group division. Prior to working at MetLife, Mr. Benesh was at Travelers Insurance, where he had roles as the Financial Officer and Pricing Actuary for several of the company's business lines.

Mr. Benesh is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, and a Charter Financial Analyst. He is a graduate of Rice University with a bachelor's degree in mathematical science.

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