Melissa M. Steiner, MBA, ChFC®, CLU®
Senior Director - Insurance Products
Wealth Management Solutions
As Senior Director of Insurance with Wealth Management Solutions, Melissa Steiner and her team are accountable for managing partner relationships, product management and due diligence, and delivering quality resources and product information to Ameriprise advisors to guide clients in making informed decisions about their protection needs. Wealth Management Solutions provides research, investments, and sales consulting to meet clients' wealth management and retirement needs.
Previously, Melissa was Director of Distributor Services for RiverSource Life Insurance Company and RiverSource Distributors where she was responsible for the operational relationships with third-party annuity distributors and operations support for RiverSource annuity products, including new business, communications, project management, technology support and quality oversight.
Prior to joining Ameriprise, Melissa oversaw several operational teams for third-party life insurance distribution at Prudential Financial, including new business case management and compensation processing to ensure timely and effective handling of life insurance applications.
Melissa holds Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations and FINRA Series 24, 7 and 6 registrations. She earned her MBA from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and B.A. in Biology from Gustavus Adolphus College (Phi Beta Kappa).
“Going through the CLTC designation program has given me more confidence to run appointments on my own. Prior to the training, I felt I needed a LTC specialist to accompany me during LTC planning meetings with clients. Now I am the LTC specialist!”-Cassandra Fyles, NYL