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With more than 25 years in the financial services industry, Jirele has broad experience in financial services strategy, marketing, product, and operations.


  • More than 10 years with Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life), focused on delivering innovative retirement solutions to financial professionals and their clients.
  • Oversees Growth and Marketing team – responsible for strategy, new markets, global business development, product innovation, marketing, digital and experience management, Allianz Ventures, strategic communications and sponsorships, and enterprise Agile.
  • Member of multiple Allianz global initiatives, including Life Product, Global Strategy, Marketing, Brand and Global Vision.
  • Prior experience as executive vice president at Wells Fargo.

Education, certifications, and memberships

  • B.A. in business and journalism from the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota)
  • MBA from Hamline University (Minnesota)
  • FINRA 7 and 24 securities registrations
  • Board member of LIMRA Secured Retirement Institute (SRI)
  • Advisor for the Washburn Center for Children’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee
  • Board member of College Possible Minnesota
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