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Barry J. Grosman

Mr. Grosman is a partner of NxtStar Ventures, LLC. His main focus is sales and marketing, however, he is experienced in all aspects of life insurance operations. He has experience in both Agency and Home Office roles. In addition, he has an extensive knowledge of the New York market and its laws and regulations.

Most recently, Mr. Grosman was President and CEO of The Marketing Alliance, an affiliation of over 100 Brokerage Insurance Agencies.

Prior to that position, he was President and CEO of American Mayflower Life, the New York operating subsidiary of First Colony Life, and after its purchase, GE Capital Life Assurance Company of New York. During his 12 years in New York, Mr. Grosman had considerable involvement with the New York State Insurance Department (NYSID). He was a Board Member of the Life Insurance Council of New York (LICONY), the only non-actuary member of the NYSID/LICONY Core Committee for the Modernization of Section 4228 (Agency Compensation Plans), and was Chairman of the LICONY Regulation 60 Committee and the LICONY CEO Policy Forms Committee.

In addition, Mr. Grosman served as Senior Vice President-Sales for First Colony during its rise to prominence in the 1980’s. In this role, he was heavily involved in Marketing, Advertising and Sales Promotion, and Product Development. He participated in the design and introduction of the original Universal Life products and the original Retired Lives Reserve products.

Mr. Grosman graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) with a BS in Management. He is also a Chartered Life Underwriter.