national life groupNational Life Group appointed John Blumberg as general agent for a new agency in Westchester County, N.Y. Blumberg previously represented Mass Mutual and Northwestern Mutual Insurance Companies.  He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and holds FINRA registrations 7, 24, 51, 63 and 66.

James Ortenzio has been appointed general manager of National Life's New Jersey region. Ortenzio previously worked with MetLife as a managing director. While there, his agency led MetLife in virtually all productivity measures in the last three years. He was also one of only two MetLife managers to qualify for the company's Management Hall of Fame twice.

Julio Soria has been named general manager of the company's South Florida agency. Prior to joining National Life, Soria served as agency director for South Florida with Mass Mutual, where he was consistently recognized as a top performer among his peers. In addition, Soria has held leadership roles at New York Life, Prudential Financial Services and The MONY Group.

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