Strong Leadership

Steve Cooney

Career assignments: Steve Cooney joined Navy Mutual as the Vice President of Sales & Marketing in September of 2020.  He is responsible sales and marketing strategy and operations, which includes brand development, market research and analytics, distribution management, education services, and sales activation.

Mr. Cooney brings to the Navy Mutual team extensive experience in life insurance and annuities. Most recently, he was responsible for designing, marketing, and distributing insurance products for BMO Insurance.  Prior to that, he served as the Vice President of Annuity Business Development & Innovation for Nationwide Insurance where he launched an industry-leading fixed indexed annuity.  An accomplished business strategist, he has also led strategy functions for Nationwide Financial and Sun Life Financial.

Education: Mr. Cooney holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from York University (Toronto), a Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School (Toronto), and an MBA from the RSM/Erasmus University (the Netherlands).