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Novarica Adds Former Prudential Executive to Team

Staff Writer | May 10, 2016

Novarica announces that Donald Metz, a former vice president of IT program management at Prudential Insurance, has joined the company’s senior team.

“We are excited to bring Don’s experience and expertise to our clients,” says Robert McIsaac, senior vice president of research and consulting at Novarica. “More and more of our large life/annuity insurer clients are launching transformational initiatives, and adding Don to our team expands our abilities to provide value in strategy development and review, program planning, vendor selection, and project assurance.”

Prior to joining Novarica, Metz’s career at Prudential included responsibility for delivering the portfolio of technology projects in the individual life insurance division. He also has broad experience across the life insurance business with prior roles leading large scale back office operations functions, transformation and re-engineering projects, and field operations for a distribution territory.

Prior to joining Prudential, Metz was a Captain in the US Army in the 1-61st Mechanized Infantry Battalion. He holds an MBA from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and a BA from Loyola University Chicago.

He can be reached directly at

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