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New Podcast Dedicated to Offering Employers and Pension Fund Managers Innovative Solutions for a Secure Retirement


NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Jan. 26, 2021 – Pacific Life today announced, “The Wave Strength,” a new podcast series dedicated to the latest trends and solutions in the world of pensions and retirement plans.

Hosted by Jim Breen, marketing director for Pacific Life’s Institutional Division, the show takes a deeper dive into some of the strategies and even challenges that pension managers are facing in today’s economic landscape.  

“With these uncertain times, people want to know that their long-term financial goals will be taken care of, so we created ‘The Wave Strength’ as a way to educate and comfort listeners looking to secure their retirement,” said Breen.

The first episode, available now, is dedicated to The SECURE Act, and features Ahmet Kamil, director of product support, discussing the recently passed law and its implications.

Upcoming episodes include a discussion about stabilizing pensions during mergers and acquisitions with Russ Proctor, field vice president and head of pension solutions at Pacific Life, and “How a CEO Got His CFO Back” with Marty Menin, senior director of pension sales.

With the introduction of the podcast, Pacific Life is continuing its efforts to connect to consumers and offer ground-breaking products in the institutional space, which combines solutions in the fields of pension risk-transfer, institutional annuities, stable value products, and capital markets investment products.  

Subscribe and listen to “The Wave Strength” on Spotify and Amazon.

About Pacific Life
For more than 150 years, Pacific Life has helped millions of individuals and families with their financial needs through a wide range of life insurance products, annuities, and mutual funds, and offers a variety of investment products and services to individuals, businesses, and pension plans. Pacific Life counts more than half of the 100 largest U.S. companies as its clients and has been named one of the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute. For additional company information, including current financial strength ratings, visit

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