Joel Schwartz

President, Colonial Penn

Joel Schwartz was appointed president of Colonial Penn in March 2017. He served previously as vice president, finance and administration for Colonial Penn.

Prior to joining CNO in 2014, Schwartz spent nine years with Lincoln Financial Group, principally as senior vice president and CFO of Lincoln Financial Distributors. Overall, his professional career spans more than 30 years, largely in various financial leadership roles in the financial services industry. 

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Villanova University. 

Schwartz serves on the board of CNO Helping Hands and on LIMRA's Direct to Consumer Distribution Committee.