WALNUT CREEK, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 7, 2015) - MassMutual Northern California, a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), is proud to announce Nhan Q. Nguyen has joined its team. Nguyen will serve as a managing partner and will oversee the daily operations of the San Jose office. Robert Fakhimi, president and CEO of MassMutual Northern California now has the San Jose office under his management, in addition to the Walnut Creek, San Francisco, Fremont and Roseville offices.

"We are extremely proud to welcome Nhan to our team. He brings more than 11 years of experience to the financial services field, joining us from New York Life. We are very impressed with his deep commitment to the community and look forward to him continuing to develop those relationships," said Mr. Fakhimi. "We have a great team that we will be growing. And now with Nhan's leadership, we're confident we will provide new as well as existing clients with the best experience in San Jose and Silicon Valley."

Originally from Vietnam, Nguyen has spent his career committed to client service, managing his team and delivering smart solutions. As managing partner, Nguyen will focus on building ties to the growing Asian community in Silicon Valley. "We aim to bring services targeting the local Vietnamese, Philippine, Indian, Korean and Chinese populations in the Valley, in addition to the clients we already have in our San Jose office," said Nguyen. "I will also be hiring a number of new financial advisors for the office which is very exciting for us."

"I'm thrilled to join MassMutual and look forward to working with Bob Fakhimi and growing the San Jose office, both in terms of clients and advisors," Nguyen continued.

Nguyen came to the United States at age 24, moving to Southern California and attending UCLA where he studied computer science. He worked as a software engineer for five years when he changed careers and transitioned to financial services at New York Life, where he thrived for the last 11 and 1/2 years.

MassMutual San Francisco has produced numerous outstanding career professionals since Fakhimi joined as general agent in 2001. The agency is headquartered in Walnut Creek, with additional offices in San Francisco, Fremont and Roseville, and now San Jose.

To learn how Nguyen and the San Jose team can help you, contact him today at (408)-487-1501 or email nqnguyen@financialguide.com 

About MassMutual

Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policy owners. The company has a long history of financial strength and strong performance, and although dividends are not guaranteed, MassMutual has paid dividends to eligible participating policy owners consistently since the 1860s. With whole life insurance as its foundation, MassMutual provides products to help meet the financial needs of clients, such as life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement/401(k) plan services, and annuities. In addition, the company's strong and growing network of financial professionals helps clients make good financial decisions for the long-term.

MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives. MassMutual is headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts and its major affiliates include: Babson Capital Management LLC; Baring Asset Management Limited; Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC; The First Mercantile Trust Company; MassMutual International LLC; MML Investors Services, LLC, Member FINRA and SIPC; Oppenheimer Funds, Inc.; and The MassMutual Trust Company, FSB. Local sales agencies are not subsidiaries of MassMutual or its affiliated companies. Agency Officers are not officers of MassMutual.

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