Thomas H. Harris
CLU®, ChFC®, FLMI
President of Life Insurance and Annuities
Tom Harris is president of Life Insurance and Annuities for The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company. He was appointed to his current position in 2022 after serving as executive vice president and chief distribution officer since 2013.
Harris is responsible for the product development, marketing and servicing of the company’s industry-leading life and annuity solutions and Penn Mutual’s national distribution channels, including the Career Agency System, Independence Financial Network and Strategic Alliances. He is also responsible for overseeing direct-to-consumer sales and operations for Vantis Life, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Penn Mutual.
His career spans more than 35 years in all facets of distribution leadership. Prior to joining Penn Mutual in 2009, Harris served as senior vice president, Prudential Select Brokerage, where he was responsible for growing life insurance sales through independent producers.
Harris received a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from Temple University. He holds Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) designations. He is active in the industry as a member of Finseca, the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI), Women in Insurance and Financial Services (WIFS), and National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). He is a director for the Center for Veterans Affairs at The American College of Financial Services.