Esfand Dinshaw is President of Sammons Enterprises, Inc. and serves on the Sammons Enterprises, Inc. Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Esfand is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Sammons® Financial Group.
As President of Sammons Enterprises, Inc. and a member of the Executive Committee, Esfand is responsible for the strategy, growth, capital allocation and oversight for all of Sammons’ insurance and non-insurance businesses. In his role as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sammons Financial Group, Esfand develops the strategic direction for the insurance organization and turns that vision into a clear path for business units to follow.
Since joining Sammons Financial Group in 1999, Esfand has held several roles. He has over 35 years of experience in the insurance industry.
In addition to his positions at Sammons Enterprises, Inc. and Sammons Financial Group, Esfand serves on the Board of Directors of the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) and is a past Chairman of the Board of Directors for LL Global (LIMRA and LOMA), both insurance-related organizations. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA). Esfand holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration and actuarial science from Drake University.