Gregory D. Goeders, CFP®, CLU® – Regional Director
Greg has been with Penn Mutual for over 9 years and has been very successful in our industry for over 15 years. Greg works with advisors and insurance professionals in advanced case design, illustrations, sales concepts and marketing materials to help them effectively present ideas to clients. Greg has a track record of success, most recently as a Regional Marketing Director for our North Central Region in Minneapolis, MN, since 2011.
During his tenure with Penn Mutual, Greg has built and sustained lasting business relationships and gained the full commitment of advisors in his region. Greg is very active in industry organizations such as AALU, SFSP, NAIFA and MRDT.
In his free time, Greg enjoys fishing, hunting, golf, camping, woodworking and playing/watching sports. He resides in Dallas with his wife Lindsey and three children Keith, Ruby and Thomas.
Chris Buford – Regional Marketing Director
Chris Buford brings more than 17 years of financial services, investments, and insurance experience to Penn Mutual. Chris has wholesaled investment and insurance products in the bank, wire house, and independent market place. Chris started his career as an investment associate with one of the top mutual fund companies, DWS Scudder Investments. He quickly progressed to become a Regional Vice President and Director with various companies including CUNA Mutual Group, Allstate Financial Distributors, Lincoln Benefit Life, and Midland National Life.
Chris specializes in helping financial advisors and agents identify and meet the sophisticated financial needs and objectives of business owners, professionals, and other affluent clients through the sale of advanced planning and life insurance based solutions. This would include Estate Planning, Business Succession Planning and Executive Compensation as well as overall wealth management
Chris graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. Chris resides in Houston, Texas with his wife and their four children.
Jim Moore – Regional Marketing Director
Jim Moore brings more than 16 years of financial services, investments, and insurance experience to Penn Mutual. Jim has experience in several facets of life insurance distribution both as a carrier wholesaler at a leading insurance company and as a brokerage sales manager at one of the largest brokerage general agencies in the country. Prior to joining the Penn Mutual team, Jim was the insurance planner and writing agent for a large Texas based bank’s wealth management group.
Jim has spent most of his career helping financial advisors and agents enhance and expand their practices with insurance based solutions for their clients. Jim has accomplished this by providing knowledge and advanced sales support in the areas of estate planning, premium financing, business succession planning, and executive compensation programs.
Jim graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Management. He also earned his Master’s in Business Administration from Auburn University in Montgomery. In addition, Jim is life and health insurance licensed in Texas and holds a FINRA Series 7, 6 and 63 securities licenses.
Jim lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife, Chat, and their son. He enjoys spending time with his friends and family, fishing, snow skiing, golf and traveling.
Brad Hubbard – Regional Marketing Director
Brad has been in the insurance and financial services industry for 17 years. His background in the industry allows him to understand the needs of his customers. He has enjoyed gaining perspective in the industry by working on all sides of the business. Brad’s experience in the field as a Producer along with working at a national Brokerage General Agency and as a Sales VP for an Insurance Company has given him the knowledge to understand the industry from differing points of view. This broad knowledge allows him to partner with the agents and organizations he supports to work together and achieve the desired results.
Brad works with financial advisors and agents to identify and meet the desired results and objectives of business owners, professionals, and other clients through the sale of advanced planning and life insurance based solutions. This would include Estate Planning, Business Succession Planning and Premium Finance solutions.
Brad graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. He lives in Austin, TX with his wife Courtney and their two boys: Tyler and Carter. Brad enjoys going to their sporting events and spending time outdoors with his family.
Khira Harris – Regional Administrator
Barry Ward – Field Marketing Manager
Ferina Bacchus – New Business Case Manager