Bob Salipante joins Enlighten USA Advisory Board

Posted on Jun 13, 2016

Enlighten Operational Excellence is pleased to announce that Robert C. Salipante has joined as a member of its US Advisory Board.


Bob has served as a senior executive in both the commercial banking and insurance industries. He launched his career with Ameritrust (formerly Cleveland Trust), culminating in Executive Vice President – Banking Services Group with responsibility for operations, technology and installment lending. After the sale of Ameritrust, Bob moved to Reliastar Financial Corp. as CFO and, ultimately, President/Chief Operating Officer (including one of two inside board seats). After the sale of Reliastar to ING, Bob led the consolidation of 25 retail businesses from three firms (ING, Reliastar and Aetna Financial services) into one large insurance business.  He joined Sun Life Financial in 2003 as President of its US insurance business. At Sun Life US, he led the acquisition and consolidation of Genworth’s group insurance business. He subsequently transferred to Toronto and took on Sun Life’s international business, leading the acquisition of Lincoln’s UK operation. Bob left Sun Life in 2009 and formed Salipante Consulting LLC, which serves the financial services industry. Bob served as an outside director on the board of Deluxe Corporation (DLX on the NYSE) for nine years.

“Bob’s experience in financial services adds deep industry insight to our board,” said Enlighten CEO Tony Tregurtha. “This experience, together with his strong business acumen and analytical approach is proving to be exceptionally valuable. We are very excited to have him on our board.”