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Wade Harrison

Wade Harrison, Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Officer

Wade Harrison was named Executive Vice President, Chief Retail Officer for Protective in June of 2022. He provides strategic leadership for the protection, retirement and asset protection retail businesses and supporting capabilities, including the company’s marketing, operations and technology functions. Harrison, who has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, initially joined Protective in 2014 as Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer.

Prior to joining Protective, Harrison worked for COUNTRY Financial for 13 years, serving in executive and senior leadership roles in areas of life/health operations, financial services operations and investment services. Before joining COUNTRY, he was a consultant for Tillinghast – Towers Perrin.

Harrison is active with several industry groups and serves on the Board of Directors for LL Global and the Life Insurance Committee of the ACLI. Locally, he lends his expertise as a member of the Mid-Alabama chapter of the American Red Cross' Board of Directors, the Risk Management and Insurance Advisory Board at the Samford University's Brock School of Business, and the University of Alabama Actuarial Advisory Council. Harrison is a 2020 graduate of Leadership Birmingham and belongs to the 33rd Class of Leadership Alabama.

Harrison, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, received a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in addition to a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.