John Diehl, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®
Managing Director, Applied Insights
John’s Full Bio
John’s Speaker Bio
John Diehl (pronounced “deal”) has been with The Hartford and Hartford Funds for more than 30 years. He’s a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and also holds Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designations. As Senior Vice President of Applied Insights, John leads Hartford Funds’ research efforts with the MIT AgeLab as well as other thought leaders. He oversees a team of industry experts who translate this research into actionable ideas for financial professionals and their clients across the U.S. John’s views on the future of retirement planning have been published in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Planning magazine, and other publications, and he’s been a featured guest on CNBC and Bloomberg Television.
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5 Things About John
John grew up in what used to be a rural area northwest of Philadelphia, PA.
He and his wife Lisa have been married for almost 30 years and have 3 children—Emily, Anna, and Sam—who are all making their way out of the nest.
John says the only predictable thing in his life is his John Deere tractor.
Despite his natural ability to captivate large audiences, John is a self-described introvert.
John’s passion for understanding change in the financial services industry was motivated by a much-beloved mentor who once told him “Change is inevitable, you are not.”
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John in the Media
PlanSponsor, February 2020
Forbes, August 2020
U.S. News, November 2020