Todd Cassler

Board of Visitors

Todd CasslerCurrent Role

Todd is the President of Institutional Distribution at John Hancock Investments. In his current role, Todd oversees sales and relationship management for institutional channels, including the Registered Investment Advisor, Broker Dealer Platform, Bank Trust, Defined Contribution Investment Only and Consultant Channels in the United States. Todd sets the strategic and operational direction of the sales and relationship management functions, regularly meets with clients and consultants, presents at industry conferences and is frequently quoted in the press.

Prior Roles

He joined John Hancock in 2006 after serving as a vice president and national account manager at Neuberger Berman. Prior to that, he was a national distribution development manager at American Skandia.


Todd earned a D.M. ABD (All But Dissertation) from the University of Phoenix, a Masters of Business Administration from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT, and a B.A. from Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT.  He also completed the Harvard Business School Executive Education’s Authentic Leadership Development Program.  Todd holds Series 6, 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses.


Todd is a member of the Board of Overseers at the Boston Children’s Museum and the Board of Visitors of the Jack Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University.