Fred Sievert started his career as a teacher, later entered the insurance business and retired in 2007 as President of New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 corporation.
He received the highest honor bestowed upon insurance industry leaders by the American College of Financial Services (The Solomon Heubner Gold Medal Award) in 2008 and was named a “Legend of the Industry” in 2012; a joint award bestowed by the American Council of Life Insurance and The Actuarial Foundation. In December of 2013, Fred received the Lifetime Achievement award bestowed by the Million Dollar Roundtable of New York.
Following his retirement, Fred attended Yale Divinity School and was awarded a master’s degree in religion in May of 2011. He teaches business school courses on strategy and leadership and serves on the boards of five non-profit organizations and two for-profit corporations.
He has had a number of non-fiction essays and articles published in the past, most notably a highly acclaimed article in the Wealth Channel Magazine in 2013 entitled, “Happier, Healthier and Younger in Retirement”. In 2014, Fred published his first book, God Revealed: Revisit Your Past to Enrich Your Future and is currently writing a second book with the working title, Grace in any Crisis.