Kristina Welke

VP, Head of Product
New York Life Group Benefit Solutions
Kristina Welke is the Head of Product for New York Life Group Benefit Solutions (NYL GBS.) In this role, Kristina owns the definition of the NYL GBS strategy, how NYL GBS wins in the market, and building products, capabilities, and experiences that drive differentiation. Kristina has 15 years of insurance experience and has held various leadership roles in Finance, Operations, Distribution, and Product/Strategy. Kristina has proven success in leading high performing teams, developing strategies to win in the market, solutioning, and leading through change. Prior to joining NYL GBS, Kristina worked at Unum. Kristina has a BS and MBA from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY, and hails from Long Island, NY, though she currently lives in Chattanooga, TN. In her free time, Kristina enjoys spending time with her friends and family and traveling