Ted Kotsakis is charged with creating a superior backroom office team, managing Regional Vice Presidents for point of sale and broker support as well as case design and underwriting for large and tough-to-place cases. Ted has been in the insurance business since 1985, and has held managerial positions with Prudential and AIG Life prior to creating PLUS Financial Network.
Ted holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Communication from The University of Michigan. Ted served on the Michigan League of Savings Institutions advisory committee when the member financial institutions were looking for guidance on how to enter the insurance distribution business. When continuing education was put in place, Lawrence University’s insurance department asked Ted to be on their advisory committee to help them develop curriculum. Over the years, Ted has also served on insurance companies’ product advisory committees. Ted is a current member of NAILBA, NAIFA and AALU and is a past president of NAIFA of Greater Detroit. Ted is the 2013 recipient of the E.H. “Bill” Meyers, Jr. Memorial Award For Outstanding Service To The Life Insurance Industry. Ted’s unique experience and talents have helped many brokers and agencies develop strategic business plans for their practices and assisted with implementation.