Brian BrenemanThe Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, Horsham, Pa., has hired Brian K. Breneman as managing director of 1847Financial, its Philadelphia agency, led by Jim Meehan, managing partner. Breneman will help the agency grow its business in the Greater Philadelphia region and into the Central Pennsylvania market.


Breneman most recently served with New England Financial for seven years as senior vice president. He was responsible for the company's distribution channel, which included more than 2100 representatives in 35 sales offices across the country. Prior to that, he was regional vice president for MetLife, where he started his career in the field in 1987.


A graduate of Delaware Valley College, Breneman holds his FINRA Series 7 and 24 licenses as a registered representative of Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc. 1847Financial, formerly known as Independence Financial Associates, is The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company's agency serving Philadelphia and the surrounding area.

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