John Melvin

John Melvin
Chief Investment Officer

John Melvin joined Sammons Financial Group as its chief investment officer in 2021. In that role, Melvin 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, Melvin is responsible to create and enhance the company’s investment vision, support its continued growth, and assure alignment with the company’s vision.

Melvin 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, Melvin 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.

Melvin 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.