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Dana Bjornson appointed Chief Financial Officer for insurtech digital platform Mylo
KANSAS CITY, January 28, 2021 – Veteran financial executive Dana Bjornson has been named Mylo Chief Financial Officer because of his exemplary track record in growing, scaling and optimizing businesses. Dana brings over 25 years of financial innovation, including leading new business development and mergers and acquisitions. He previously served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Compliance Officer for the investment banking firm George K. Baum & Company. Dana has an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and a BS in Applied Mathematics from Stanford University.
Mylo is a fast-growing insurtech leader backed by the world’s largest independent broker Lockton and the global investment firm Guggenheim Partners. The digital broker offers an insurance shopping platform that can be embedded in the customer experiences of a wide range of companies. Powered by proprietary technology (“the Mind of Mylo”), Mylo delivers personalized coverage recommendations to small business owners and individuals – then matches them with ideal policies from leading carriers at the best value.
“Mylo is changing the rules of the road for insurance shoppers, and that’s exciting to me,” Dana said. “I look forward to helping Mylo find new ways to remove the inefficiencies of the industry and become even better, faster and more productive.”
Dana will take a leading role in positioning Mylo to scale. Mylo’s growth plans include expanding into new markets, offering new insurance products, predicting customers’ future needs through AI and machine learning and proactively recommending the right coverage for every stage of business or life – taking on a lifelong advisory role with customers.
“We are thrilled to have someone with Dana’s background and experience on our team,” said David Embry, Mylo CEO. “Dana’s expertise will allow us to accelerate our growth and scale our company as an insurtech innovator.”
Mylo is a digital one-stop shop that makes it easy for businesses and individuals to compare and purchase top-rated insurance products from multiple carriers, including business, small group benefits, home, auto, life and individual health. With backing from Lockton, the world’s largest privately held independent insurance broker and Guggenheim Partners, a global investment firm, Mylo offers expert insurance recommendations online or on the phone with licensed agents. Mylo can be easily integrated into a partner’s customer experience, providing a proven boost in customer engagement. For more information, visit ChooseMylo.com.