Senior Vice President, Brokerage & Disability Insurance
James Steidel is a Senior Vice President and Director of Disability Insurance for National Financial Network. He started with NFN and Guardian in May 2010. He was part of the very first DIS Academy, where he learned the essential skills needed to succeed as a Disability Income Specialist. James was hired and charged with the task to rebuild and grow preexisting relationships in the brokerage community.
In addition to the former responsibilities, he began working with, and training, the Financial Representatives within the firm to help them integrate income protection into their growing practices. Prior to joining NFN, James spent five years servicing brokers in the secondary insurance market, specifically in the Premium Finance and Life Settlement space. He has extensive experience in relationship building and driving business through rapport. James holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon University. He resides with his wife, Christine, daughter, Madison, 2 sons, Hudson and Caden, and rescue dog, Alley, in Ho-Ho-Kus , NJ.
Financial Representative, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian). New York, NY. National Financial Network, LLC is not an affiliate or subsidiary of Guardian. CA Insurance License #0I39570