Responsible for team leadership and strategic business development activities, Chris Layeux brings over 32 years of life insurance industry experience and advanced planning expertise to his role as Senior Vice President, Sales and Distribution with Global Financial Distributors (GFD).
Most recently a Director of Advanced Marketing with Voya Financial, Chris has held numerous high-profile advanced planning positions including Vice President of Marketing, Director of Premium Finance, Brokerage Manager, and Senior Advanced Case Design Consultant.
An expert in premium finance case design and advanced life insurance planning concepts, Chris has helped develop and launch multiple life insurance products, developed some of the life industries most cutting edge illustration output, marketing materials, and tools. Mr. Layeux has been a speaker at numerous industry events, is a published author in National Underwriter and Broker’s World, and is a past Director for the Society of Financial Service Professionals, Minneapolis Chapter.
Mr. Layeux received his Bachelor of Science in business administration from Marquette University and his Master of Business Administration from Thomas College. He holds series 6 and 63 licenses as well as life insurance licensure and holds the designations of ChFC and CLU from The American College.