Deanna M. Mulligan, Chief Executive Officer, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Chief Executive Officer, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Deanna M. Mulligan

Chief Executive Officer

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Deanna M. Mulligan is the Chief Executive Officer of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian). She is also a member of Guardian’s Board of Directors. 

Active across the industry and in the community, Ms. Mulligan is a Board member of The Vanguard Group, Catalyst, the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI), the New York Department of Financial Services State Insurance Advisory Board, the Partnership for New York City, the Economic Club of New York, Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP), and the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT. She is also on the Board of Trustees for New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Ms. Mulligan was appointed to, and served on, the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans from 2014 to 2015, and was Chair of the Board of the ACLI from 2015 to 2016. She is currently a member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council, and served as Director on the Board of Arch Capital, a publicly-held Bermuda-based re-insurer.

In 2018, Fortune once again named her one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business.” In 2019, Crain’s New York Business recognized her as one of “The 50 Most Powerful Women in New York” for the fifth time since 2011. 

Ms. Mulligan graduated from the University of Nebraska with High Distinction and holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.