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About Pacific Life

Adrian S. Griggs
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Pacific Life Insurance Company

Chief Executive Officer
Pacific Select Distributors, LLC

University of California, Santa Barbara
  B.S., business economics

Mr. Griggs was promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer for Pacific Life in April 2012. As chief financial officer, he has responsibility for Pacific Life’s accounting, audit, tax, and treasury functions, and he also serves on Pacific Life’s management committee.  As of January 2016, Mr. Griggs assumed responsibility for Pacific Asset Advisors LLC, Pacific Asset Management, and corporate development. 

Mr. Griggs joined Pacific Life in 1994 as an assistant vice president in the former Institutional Products Division where he was responsible for the coordination of financial reporting and planning. In 1999, he was promoted to vice president in the Retirement Solutions Division, where he assumed responsibility for developing, directing, and managing the division’s financial, budgeting, planning, and compliance operations. Mr. Griggs was promoted to senior vice president, Finance and Compliance in 2008, and in 2009 assumed responsibility for the oversight of the division’s two newly-formed departments: Institutional and Structured Products and Risk Management. In this capacity, he oversaw and was responsible for the development and presentation of financial results, business planning and risk management strategies.

Mr. Griggs is also chief executive officer of Pacific Select Distributors, LLC (“PSD”). PSD is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and a registered broker/dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Prior to joining Pacific Life, Mr. Griggs worked as a certified public accountant with Deloitte & Touche specializing in the insurance and financial services industry.


Registered Principal: FINRA License Series 6, 26, 27