John Melvin joined Sammons Financial Group as chief investment officer in 2021. In his role, John designs and directs the investment strategy for the company’s asset portfolio, overseeing financial performance and results. As a member of the senior management team, John creates and enhances the company’s investment vision, supports its continued growth, and assures alignment with the company’s vision.
John joined Sammons Financial Group from Hartford Investment Management Company (HIMCO) where he served as CIO and, previously, head of portfolio management. Prior to The Hartford, John served as CIO of Goldman Sachs Insurance Asset Management, overseeing the firm’s global insurance assets and fixed income portfolio. He also served as managing director and head of insurance fixed income, Americas, for Deutsche Bank.
John has a Master of Business Administration in finance from The Stern School of Business, New York University, and an undergraduate degree in business and economics from Lehigh University.