MINNEAPOLIS--(Allianz Life®) named Tom Spangler as senior director, Business Unit Controls Office, in the Operations division. In this role, Spangler will oversee the completion of operational changes required by federal and state regulations, internal and external examinations, as well as proactive risk management initiatives. In addition, he will be accountable for sustaining and maturing Operations controls. Spangler reports to Denise Settimi, vice president of Enterprise Operations Control.)--Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (
“Tom has extensive compliance knowledge and strong leadership skills that have helped Operations manage the controls and regulatory requirements related to our business”
“Tom has extensive compliance knowledge and strong leadership skills that have helped Operations manage the controls and regulatory requirements related to our business,” Denise said. “I look forward to him continuing to drive a culture of compliance and controls within Allianz Life.”
Spangler joined Allianz Life in 2010 as a principal controls consultant in the Operations Controls department. Prior to that, he worked for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. in Woodbury, Minn. for two years as an assistant director in Operations Compliance, where he led a department of business unit compliance professionals. While there, he also held a role as a compliance consultant for four years. Prior to that, Spangler worked for American Express Financial Advisors, which is currently known as Ameriprise Financial, Inc. in Minneapolis, Minn. for eight years as a manager and a service consultant in the Retirement Plan Services department.
Spangler holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota in Duluth, Minn. He also earned his FINRA Series 6, 7, 26, and 63 registrations.
About Allianz Life
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2012, has been keeping its promises since 1896. Today, it carries on that tradition, helping Americans achieve their retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuities and life insurance products. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with 142,000 employees worldwide. More than 78 million private and corporate customers rely on Allianz knowledge, global reach, and capital strength to help them make the most of financial opportunities.