David Beed, Managing Director – Washington D.C.

David BeedMr. Beed has more than thirty years of executive management, marketing and recruiting experience specializing in the Insurance/Financial Services Industry. He focuses in the recruitment of key executives for companies that are growing and going through significant changes. He has notable expertise conducting management evaluations as part of the due diligence process for acquisitions.

In addition to his responsibilities as Managing Director of the Washington DC office, Mr. Beed also serves as the point person for Gilbert Tweed acquisitions and partnership development.

Prior to search, Dave was Business Group Head of Connecticut Mutual’s Strategic Transformation Group and previously served as Connecticut Mutual’s Chief Marketing Officer. Earlier in his career, Mr. Beed was President and Chief Operating Officer of New Jersey Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Additional experience includes Executive Vice President & Chief Distribution Officer and Chief Marketing Officer with Transamerica.

Mr. Beed earned his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Iowa; attended Executive Programs at the University of Virginia’s DARDEN School, Stanford University Graduate School of business and is a graduate of the Hartford Chapter of the American Leadership Forum. He is a former member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Council. Mr. Beed served on the Board of Transamerica Life Companies, Transamerica Life & Annuity Company and Transamerica Assurance Company and he currently serves as a Board Member of the Santa Fe Group.


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