Gerardo Monroy

Chief Marketing Officer

Gerardo Monroy was named chief marketing officer of CNO Financial Group in March 2017. In this role, he leads CNO's enterprise Marketing and Communications.

Monroy served previously as president of Colonial Penn. Prior to that, he served as vice president of the long-term care business for CNO’s Bankers Life segment.

Monroy began his career with CNO in 2001 as a vice president in the corporate marketing group and, in 2002, joined Bankers Life as vice president, distribution strategy and field support. In 2004, he was named vice president, career distribution and operations strategy and chief of staff to the company’s chief operating officer. He became vice president of field administration and analysis with Bankers Life in 2006 and was then named vice president of Bankers Life’s long-term care business in 2008.

Before joining CNO, Monroy worked for international corporations in Mexico and Italy, including Procter & Gamble and Carrier Corporation (part of United Technologies).

He holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University and a bachelor's degree in public accounting from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City.

Monroy serves on the Advisory Board of the American College Center for Ethics in Financial Services.