Data and technology are critical when it comes to providing holistic wealth advice. They are two essential resources that can help advisors gain a deeper understanding of their clients' financial situations, enabling them to offer more tailored recommendations.
In today’s episode, Jack talks with Paula, Managing Director & Head of Growth Strategy at Global Atlantic Financial Group. Prior to joining Global Atlantic Financial Group, Paula served as CEO and President of Transamerica Capital, and Managing Director for Aegon Financial Services Group. In her current role, Paula's primary focus is on growth that involves bringing insurance strategies and alternative asset options to financial professionals.
Paula talks with Jack about the role technology plays in the insurance industry, how Global Atlantic applies innovative approaches to offer better services to financial professionals, and how data and technology are key to providing holistic wealth advice.
[01:26] - What Global Atlantic Financial Group is and how it serves its clients.
[02:50] - Paula's professional history and her hopes for the wealthtech industry.
[05:53] - Two important ways technology contributes to the insurance industry.
[08:01] - Paula's role in the growth of Global Atlantic Financial Group.
[13:06] - Global Atlantic's innovative approach to serving advisors.
[19:02] - What the future looks like for the insurance industry.
[22:52] - How technology and data are key to providing holistic wealth advice.
[23:42] - What Paula does outside of work.
[13:44] - "The ability and the key that technology will allow is these products to sit alongside other things that advisors and clients can work with much more seamlessly than a standalone package product." - Paula Nelson
[16:02] - "What [technology] can provide to financial professionals who really want to expand what they do for clients is critically important to how they become more than just a money manager. And I don't know how they do it without technology." - Paula Nelson
[22:58] - "If your organization is not investing in digital data analytics, you should be asking why. Why aren't we making those investments? Technology and data are key to really providing holistic wealth advice." - Paula Nelson
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This podcast is intended for Financial professional use only. The opinions expressed are those of the opinions of the speakers as of May 2022 and may not come to pass. Nothing said should be considered a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any security product.
Annuities issued by Forethought Life Insurance Company, Indianapolis, Indiana. Global Atlantic Financial Group (Global Atlantic) is the marketing name for The Global Atlantic Financial Group LLC and its subsidiaries, including Forethought Life Insurance Company and Accordia Life and Annuity Company. Each subsidiary is responsible for its own financial and contractual obligations. These subsidiaries are not authorized to do business in New York.