Jacqueline Veneziani

Company Name: 
Symetra Financial Corporation
Industry: 
Life insurance, financial services
New Title or Honor: 
General Counsel and Secretary

Symetra Financial Names Jacqueline Veneziani as General Counsel  Symetra Financial Corporation, a Bellevue-based financial services company, has appointed Jacqueline M. Veneziani as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective April 1. Ms. Veneziani will report to Symetra CEO Margaret Meister and will oversee the company’s Law and Compliance departments.“Jacquie has built an outstanding track record of success at Symetra over the past 20 years. She is a strong leader, known for her proactive and collaborative approach,” said Meister. “With her broad experience and deep knowledge of the company, Jacquie will continue to be a valuable contributor as we pursue Symetra’s growth strategies.”  Ms. Veneziani joined Symetra in 1998 as a lawyer in its legal department. She is currently senior vice president, deputy general counsel and assistant secretary of Symetra Life Insurance Company and its affiliates, responsible for providing counsel for Symetra’s corporate governance and Retirement Division legal issues. Prior to Symetra Financial Corporation’s acquisition by Sumitomo Life, she supported the organization’s public company corporate governance and reporting obligations.  Ms. Veneziani earned bachelor’s degrees in economics and international studies from the University of Washington. She received her law degree with honors from the University of Washington School of Law.