US Leadership Team

Members of Fidelity & Guaranty Life’s US leadership team share a passion for helping ensure the financial security of families and positive retirement lifestyles. Each team member possesses, on average, 28 years of industry experience. They are supported by a committed employee base with an average tenure of eight years in the industry.

Christopher Blunt

Chris Blunt

President &
Chief Executive Officer

Chris Blunt serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of F&G and FGL Holdings. As CEO, Chris sets the strategy for the company and oversees all aspects of the insurance business and operations. Chris joined F&G in 2019 after nearly 27 years in a variety of insurance, investment management and marketing roles.

Dennis Vigneau

Dennis Vigneau

Executive Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer

Dennis Vigneau manages all financial operations for the company's life and annuity operations - capital planning financial reporting, investment accounting, and treasury. Dennis joined F&G in 2013 with broad accounting and finance experience for other major public insurance companies.

Raj Krishnan

Raj Krishnan

Chief Investment Officer

Raj Krishnan is responsible for all aspects of the company's investment portfolio. Raj joined F&G as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer in 2008 and led the restructuring of the company's fixed income portfolio.

Eric Marhoun

Eric Marhoun

Executive Vice President,
General Counsel

Eric oversees legal and compliance matters for F&G and its subsidiaries. Eric has 30 years of legal experience in US and non-US insurance markets. Eric Marhoun joined the company in 2007 as Senior Vice President and General Counsel.

Chris Fleming

Chris Fleming

Senior Vice President,
Operations & Technology

Chris Fleming oversees operations and information technology in the Baltimore and Des Moines. Chris joined F&G in November 2011. Most recently, he held the position of Head of Corporate Six Sigma & Strategic Cost Management at ING US Corporate Finance.

John Phelps

John Phelps

Senior Vice President, Chief Distribution Officer

John Phelps manages all aspects of life and annuity sales, product development, and distribution channels for F&G. John joined F&G in 2000. During his 30-year career in the industry, John has served as a personal producer, general agent and has served on the ACLI Life Insurance Committee, the LIMRA Distribution Leaders Round Table Committee and LIMRA Brokerage Committee.

Diana Hickert-Hill

Diana Hickert-Hill

Senior Vice President, Marketing, Investor Relations & Communications

Diana Hickert-Hill manages the company’s marketing and branding strategies including brand identity and reputation of F&G across key stakeholder audiences. She leads the investor relations efforts, and coordinates all internal and external communications, public relations and media relations. Diana is a seasoned executive in the insurance industry and joined FGL in 2017.

Rose Boehm

Rose Boehm

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Rose is responsible for all of the company's human resources and talent management strategies and initiatives. Rose Boehm joined F&G in 2008. Rose has more than 25 years of domestic and international human resources experience in the financial services, manufacturing and government services industries.

Wendy JB Young

Wendy JB Young

Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Wendy JB Young oversees risk management efforts for the entire company and leads the internal controls and internal audit functions. Wendy joined F&G in 2000 as an actuary and has been involved in a broad range of actuarial and finance functions at the Company. Wendy also leads F&G M&A activity.

John Currier

John Currier

Senior Vice President, Chief Actuary

John Currier manages the company’s actuarial function and leads the work on pricing, reserve valuation, modeling, life insurance and annuity product development, regulatory compliance and reinsurance relationships. John joined F&G in 2015 with more than 25 years of insurance industry experience ranging from consultant to Chief Actuary.

John Currier

Jon Bayer

SVP, Corporate Development and Strategy

Jon Bayer joined F&G in 2019 and directs the Company's M&A and corporate strategy and oversees the execution of acquisitions. Jon has more than 20 years of experience in insurance investment banking, where he has focused on M&A advisory and capital raising transactions. Over his career, Mr. Bayer has advised a number of leading Annuity and Life insurers, including FGL Holdings.

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