Michael J. Hartnett
Mike Hartnett is the Executive Vice President of Lynch & Associates and responsible for product design and structuring, pricing and counterparty negotiations, investment and risk analytics, regulatory compliance activities, institutional client services, account management and business development.
Mike joined the firm in 2004 after seven years at Zurich Benefit Finance where he ultimately served as President and CEO. In this capacity he was responsible for all aspects of Zurich Financial Services Private Placement business owned life insurance program. Graduating from Bowdoin College in 1988 with a liberal arts degree, Mike joined Peat Marwick (KPMG) focusing on tax planning and analysis for public and private clients. He then worked for UNUM as a member of their Financial Management Program, Merrill Lynch as a Financial Consultant, and Chubb Life as a Senior Financial Analyst. Mike transitioned into the bank distribution of Chubb’s marketing organization where he became a Business Development Officer. He was then recruited in 1996 to be a founding member of a senior officer team that developed and implemented Zurich’s BOLI program.