About Us

Who is Talcott Resolution?

We are an independent insurance company with capabilities including extensive life insurance and annuity product knowledge and rigorous risk and liability management. We offer the benefits and energy of a start-up backed by the experience, extensive industry knowledge and expertise of a well-established company. Our focus on ethical behavior, financial security and robust risk management, enables us to effectively solve our customers’ needs.

Talcott Resolution consists of a group of insurance and non-insurance companies that administers life and annuity products previously sold or acquired. The insurance companies include Talcott Resolution Life Insurance Company, Talcott Resolution Life and Annuity Insurance Company, American Maturity Life Insurance Company and Talcott Resolution International Life Reassurance Corporation.

Our Vision

Out vision guides our focus toward the work that will make us and our future business partners successful. We will be an innovative thought-leader and solutions provider for the life insurance industry.

Our Values

Our core values drive how we conduct ourselves and our business. Each day our work is done with integrity, passion, respect, and always with a focus on results and personal accountability. We are cultivating a culture that empowers our people to learn constantly, celebrate diversity and challenge the status quo.

Peter F. Sannizzaro

Peter F. Sannizzaro

President and Chief Operating Officer

As President and Chief Operating Officer of Talcott Resolution, Pete sits on the Board of Directors and is involved in the oversight of day-to-day business as well as the establishment of the company’s over-all strategy. He is heavily engaged in driving decisions around risk, capital deployment and the evaluation of strategic opportunities. Pete has 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, including having been the Chief Financial Officer for Hartford Life Insurance Company and Hartford Investment Management Company. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Certified Public Accountant. Additionally, Pete is on the Board of Directors of Foodshare, a regional food bank serving Connecticut’s Hartford and Tolland counties.

Ellen T. Below

Ellen T. Below

Chief Communications Officer

As Chief Communications Officer, Ellen is responsible for managing all aspects of Talcott Resolution’s internal and external communications. In addition, she leads the business’s project management and product management work, and is also responsible for the company’s community involvement function. Ellen has nearly 30 years of experience within the industry, and prior to joining Talcott Resolution, held various leadership positions in finance, project management and internal communications while at The Hartford and Travelers.

Matthew C. Bjorkman

Matthew C. Bjorkman

Chief Auditor

As Chief Auditor, Matt is responsible for developing the strategy of the internal audit department and executing the audit plan. He has 15 years of experience within the industry and, prior to joining Talcott Resolution, was a Director at Risk & Regulatory Consulting, LLC and a Senior Manager in the public accounting practice at Deloitte. Matt is also a Certified Public Accountant.

John B. Brady

John B. Brady

Chief Actuary

As Chief Actuary, John is responsible for experience studies, product management, reinsurance administration, reserve and capital projections and valuation, as well as being engaged in strategic activities. He has more than 25 years of experience within the industry and, prior to joining Talcott Resolution, held a variety of actuarial leadership roles at The Hartford. John is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries as well as a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

Chris Cramer

Christopher B. Cramer

Head of Tax and Deputy General Counsel

As Head of Tax and Deputy General Counsel, Chris is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Talcott Resolution's company and product tax planning and compliance, and assisting the General Counsel in managing the department. He has over 17 years of tax and legal experience and, prior to his role with Talcott Resolution, was the Head of Tax Law for The Hartford.

George E. Eknaian

George E. Eknaian

Chief Risk Officer

As Chief Risk Officer, George is responsible for Talcott Resolution’s risk management functions, including governance and reporting. He has more than 35 years of experience within the industry, and prior to joining Talcott Resolution, held various senior actuarial roles at The Hartford and Travelers. George is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst designations.

Diane Krajewski

Diane Krajewski

Chief Human Resources Officer and Head of Operations

As Chief Human Resources Officer and Head of Operations, Diane is responsible for human resources, service operations, strategic relationship management, divested businesses, and real estate and facilities. She has over 25 years of financial service experience and prior to joining Talcott Resolution, held a number of leadership positions in operations and information technology at The Hartford.

Matthew J. Poznar

Matthew J. Poznar

Chief Investment Officer

As Chief Investment Officer, Matt is responsible for the investment portfolios and strategies that support financial commitments to our contract holders, and contribute to overall enterprise returns. He has 35 years of experience within the industry, and prior to joining Talcott Resolution, was responsible for managing Talcott Resolution’s investment portfolios at Hartford Investment Management Company, as well as running its Variable Insurance Trust platform. Matt holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Lisa M. Proch

Lisa M. Proch

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

As General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Lisa is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the law and compliance group. She has over 20 years of experience within the industry and, prior to her role with Talcott Resolution, was the Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for the wealth management businesses of The Hartford.

Robert Siracusa

Robert Siracusa

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Rob is responsible for the company’s GAAP, statutory and management accounting and reporting, treasury and banking, capital management, expense management and financial planning and analysis, including the development and implementation of financial strategic initiatives, financial modeling and governance. He has 30 years of experience within the industry. Prior to his role with Talcott Resolution, Rob was with PricewaterhouseCoopers and then held several leadership positions at The Hartford. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Samir Srivastava

Samir Srivastava

Chief Information Officer

As Chief Information Officer, Samir is responsible for the company’s technology function, including developing and executing on the strategic information technology roadmap, as well as day-to-day production support, maintenance, information security and infrastructure. He is also leading the effort to separate and stand up Talcott Resolution’s new infrastructure and computing environment. Samir has nearly 30 years of experience within the industry, and prior to joining the company, led various technology functions at The Hartford.

The latest news and updates from Talcott Resolution


Talcott Resolution (the “Company”), The Hartford’s run-off life and annuity businesses, announced today the completion of the Company’s acquisition by an investor group led by Cornell Capital LLC, Atlas Merchant Capital LLC, TRB Advisors LP, Global Atlantic Financial Group, Pine Brook and J. Safra Group. Although Talcott Resolution is no longer affiliated with The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. or any of its subsidiaries, The Hartford will retain a 9.7 percent ownership interest in Talcott Resolution.

Media Contact

For media questions regarding Talcott Resolution, please write Allison Lang at Allison.Lang@thehartford.com, or via phone at (860) 547-3892.