Mark Roellig is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, the parent company of a global, growth-oriented, diversified financial services organization, listed as number 101 in the Fortune's ranking of America's largest corporations with more than $445 billion in total assets under management at the end of the year 2010 headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts. He has been with MassMutual since 2005.
In his capacity as MassMutual's General Counsel, Mr. Roellig is responsible for all the legal affairs of the Company and advises management and the board of directors to ensure that MassMutual complies with corporate-governance requirements and safeguards the interests of MassMutual's policyholders. He is also responsible for the corporate secretary, corporate compliance, internal audit, government relations and the Corporate Administration and Real Estate and Facilities Departments of MassMutual.
In 2005 Mr. Roellig served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Fisher Scientific International Inc. a global source of laboratory supplies and equipment, e-commerce procurement technology and related services for scientific research and healthcare. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Roellig served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Storage Technology Corporation ("StorageTek"), a data-storage-solution company. There, he held responsibility for all legal and public-policy issues and also supported the activities of the board of directors while simultaneously managing worldwide marketing and corporate strategy activities. Prior to joining Storage Technology, Mr. Roellig served in various legal positions with U S WEST Inc., where he ultimately became Executive Vice President of Public Policy, Human Resources and Law, Secretary and General Counsel. He began his career practicing civil litigation with the Seattle law firms of Reed, McClure, Moceri and Thonn and Perey and Smith.
Born in Michigan in 1955, Mr. Roellig received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan, then went on to earn his law degree from George Washington University and his M.B.A. from the University of Washington in Seattle.