National Life Insurance Council Spirit of Life 2023 Honoree
Executive Vice President
Sales and Distribution, Individual Life Insurance
Kevin Brayton is the executive vice president of Sales and Distribution for Prudential’s Individual Life Insurance business. Kevin is responsible for the overall strategic vision for the company’s distribution, sales, and business development efforts. In this role, he is accountable for the firm’s distribution model, maximizing sales by expanding reach and creating synergies across channels.
Kevin has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry. He began his career with Merrill Lynch and later moved to Phoenix Life, where he managed life marketing and national accounts. Kevin then joined NFP to lead the firm’s business development efforts and recruiting. Prior to joining Prudential through its acquisition of the Hartford, Kevin served as Vice President, Independent Sales & Distribution, and helped to create and grow the independent distribution platform.
Kevin holds an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management. He is an active member of the Life Insurance Council for the City of Hope, serves as a board member of Lifehappens.org and is a former board member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.