(Mark Bugalski, EVP, Chief Growth Officer, Allied Solutions. Source: Allied Solutions.)
Allied Solutions (Carmel, Ind.) has promoted Mark Bugalski to executive vice president (EVP) and chief growth officer, effective June 1. Bugalski most recently served as senior vice president and chief growth officer.
“Mark has credibly demonstrated his executive leadership skills and his elevation to EVP speaks to his strategic, forward-looking leadership style,” comments Pete Hilger, CEO, Allied Solutions. “I look forward to Mark’s contributions on the executive leadership team as we grow our sales division, work toward achieving our strategic plan and look to the future of Allied Solutions.”
As EVP and chief growth officer, Bugalski will continue his leadership of Allied’s sales team and the financial institutions-related distribution business, according to a statement from Allied Solutions. Bugalski has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joined Allied Solutions in 2004 and began his career at Securian Financial (St. Paul, Minn.). Bugalski earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Iowa State University and is a Chartered Life Underwriter, a professional designation recognizing extensive knowledge of the life insurance industry and the underwriting process.
During 2023, Bugalski will partner with outgoing Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer David Underdale to ensure a smooth transition for clients and employees. Underdale plans to retire in December 2023 after a nearly 40-year tenure at both Allied Solutions and Allied’s parent company, Securian Financial.