Kelly A. Abeles joins Prudential Group Insurance association business

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 13, 2017 – Kelly A. Abeles has joined Prudential Group Insurance as vice president, Association Strategy and Account Management, where her responsibilities will include in-force revenue development and strategic business planning and development. Prudential Group Insurance is a business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

Abeles joins the company from AIG’s Group Benefits Division, where she was vice president, Affinity Practice Lead. Before that, she was the American Dental Association’s director of Council Members Insurance and Retirement Program, and held several positions with the American Bar Endowment, an affiliate of the American Bar Association. She also spent nearly a decade with Association Consultants, Inc., a third-party administrator/broker servicing large alumni and professional associations. Abeles holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and an MBA from DePaul University.

At Prudential, her responsibilities also include association enrollment and member experience strategy and execution and will be the primary executive-level contact for the key operational area that support the association business. She will report to Kevin Morgan, vice president of Association and Cross Business Initiatives.

“Kelly is bringing a vast knowledge of the association business to Prudential along with creativity and superb leadership skills,” Morgan said.

About Prudential Group Insurance

Prudential Group Insurance manufactures and distributes a full range of group life, long-term and short-term disability and corporate and trust-owned life insurance in the U.S. to institutional clients primarily for use within employee and membership benefit plans. The business also sells critical illness, accidental death and dismemberment and other ancillary coverages and provides plan administrative services in connection with its insurance coverages.

About Prudential Financial, Inc.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), a financial services leader, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Prudential’s diverse and talented employees are committed to helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth through a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. In the U.S., Prudential’s iconic Rock symbol has stood for strength, stability, expertise and innovation for more than a century. For more information, please visit


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