Guardian Life Insurance Company of America has promoted Michael Cefole to senior vice president and head of its Retirement Solutions business.

Retirement Solutions business provides retirement products and services designed specifically for small business.

Cefole will report to Scott Dolfi, executive vice president, Business and Operations.

Previously, Cefole was vice president and chief financial officer of the Retirement Solutions business.

He joined Guardian in 2009 with more than 20 years experience in financial services, both in financial and operational leadership roles. Cefole joined Guardian after 18 years with Hartford Life Insurance.

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America Business and Operations Scott Dolfi said Mike has made significant contributions to Guardian, making a noticeable impact both in financial and business matters.