Michelle A. Barry
President and Chief Executive Officer, Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc. (HTK)
Michelle Barry is president and chief executive officer of Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc. (HTK), a wholly owned broker/dealer subsidiary of Penn Mutual. Michelle is responsible for profitably growing Penn Mutual’s life and annuity businesses through strong relationships with its career agents as well as independent producers. Michelle blogs on the importance of relationships in the financial industry, that acting as a trusted advisor to clients can only happen with agents and producers have a similarly trusted relationship with the carriers they represent.
She became head of HTK in 2008, after having served as its vice president of Marketing starting in 2005. Prior to that, she held positions with Ameritas Investment Corp, The Advisors Group, and Salomon Smith Barney.
Michelle is a graduate of University of Scranton, where she majored in Marketing. She holds an MBA in Finance from Fordham University and a master’s degree in Leadership from The American College.