John Melvin, Executive Vice President, brings his proven track record in sales and marketing to the Simplicity Life family.
Monticello, MN –Tom Tous, who started the Elite Producer Group division at Simplicity Life, is excited to be working alongside John. Their mission is to drive membership, business, production, and brand awareness. John brings over 30 years of financial services experience to Simplicity.
John comes from the US Bank Premium Finance Division, based in Kansas City. There he helped close more than 1 ½ billion dollars in premium finance loans over a 7-year span, using a national agent networking platform. He was instrumental in the development and marketing of the division.
“Simplicity Life is proud to welcome John to the team,” says Brian Schneier, Chief Marketing Officer, Simplicity Life.
“John is a well-respected veteran with many contacts and relationships that will provide new and unique opportunities which will take EPG to the next level,” says Tom Tous, EVP of Elite Producer Group, Simplicity Life.
John Melvin’s career in finance began as an agent with Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. He then became a Business Development Specialist for a regional bank and trust firm focusing on assets under management, trust and estate services and overall family wealth planning.
The addition of Melvin will increase sales, enhance agent recruiting and continue to grow the bottom line.
John is well known in the community for his philanthropic endeavors. The charities closest to his heart concentrate on assisting children with special needs, serving on the Board of Directors with the Down Syndrome Guild since 2001, serving as treasurer for nine years. John is currently the Chairman of the Development Committee for the Down Syndrome Guild. He also serves on the Advisory Board for the B.E. Smith Family Center. John has also served on the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Kansas City Board and their Planned Giving and Executive Committee.