iHeartCommunities welcomes MetLife Pet Insurance as our newest sponsor. Renee DiNino of iHeartCommunities interviews Brian Jorgensen, CEO of MetLife Pet Insurance who shares these tips for pet parents as we enter the holiday season with the help of their partner Dr Finn!
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Brian Jorgensen is head of MetLife’s Pet Insurance organization. In this role, he oversees sales, service, marketing, underwriting, operations and strategy for MetLife Pet Insurance, which provides pet health insurance to U.S. based dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, lizards, pot-bellied pigs and more. MetLife Pet currently serves more than 140,000 U.S. pets and their pet parents, in all 50 states plus D.C. In a relatively new insurance industry that is still evolving and expanding rapidly, Brian has responsibility for the growth, strategic development, and execution of the business and for partnering across MetLife to deliver digital-first services to current pet parents and to drive new customers through the group, direct-to-consumer, and animal welfare channels.
Prior to joining MetLife in May 2022, Brian was the President and COO of Healthy Paws Pet Insurance and Foundation. While there he oversaw the growth of the business from 40,000 pets to over 500,000 pets, with functional responsibilities that included pet acquisition, marketing, technology, accounting, finance, and operations. In addition, he was responsible for the development of strategies leading to rapid YoY growth and operational efficiency. Prior to joining Healthy Paws in 2014, Brian was a management consultant for nine years and technology consultant for 5 years.
Brian earned a bachelor’s degree from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. He holds two Masters from the University of Chicago. He completed The Wharton School’s Customer Analytics program in 2016.
He and his wife are empty nesters living with a doofy pit-bull mix and a small yellow dog.
About Dr Finn
Dr Hunter Finn is an integrative veterinary expert first, and social media star second. America’s favorite veterinarian owns Pet Method in McKinney, Texas, where he cares for pets while prioritizing their emotional well-being. When he’s not at his clinic, he’s starring in viral videos on TikTok (2 million followers) and Instagram (500K followers) — where he’s been known to snuggle puppies and conquer the latest dance trends.