Manuel AmezcuaPresident, CEO
Manuel Amezcua is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, public speaker, and executive in the insurance and financial services industry. He currently serves as President, CEO for MassMutual Great Lakes. MassMutual Great Lakes is one of the leading brands in helping to create financial security, stability and success on behalf of the individuals, business owners, and institutions it serves in the United States. Manuel is also the co-founder of One Life Advisory, a national planning practice focused on serving entrepreneurs, executives, and professional athletes.
Manuel was recognized with MassMutual’s Community Service Award in 2015, appointed to the Sales Manager Advisory Board in 2015, and invited to join the Field Leadership Development program in 2016. Manuel has spoken at MassMutual Academy, Summit, NAIFA Chicago’s Taste of MDRT, GAMA’s global LAMP conference, NAIFA Illinois’s annual conference, FUND Conference, is a consistent contributor to Hoopis Performance Network’s Firm Foundations program, and various other sales and financial services programs.
At the forefront of Manuel’s personal life are his wife, Samantha, and two children, Ava and Atlas. They share a passion for community involvement and maintain a commitment to the Israel Idonije Foundation and NFL Alumni Association. Manuel was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the Melanoma Research Foundation & Delta Tau Delta Educational Foundation. He also provides service to POSSE Chicago’s Leadership Council, and has served as Chair of the Melanoma Research Foundation’s Wings of Hope Gala (Chicago) in 2015, 2016 and 2017. He has provided previous board service to NAIFA Chicago, the Center for Economic Progress, and the Reilly C. Bush Foundation.