John Schaive
Director of Corporate Development
John Schaive

John is part of the corporate development team that includes the strategic lift-out of advisors and teams, assessing and implementing succession plans for advisors, as well as RIA firm acquisitions across the U.S.

Prior to joining Credent, he was the Division VP for AIG for over seven (7) years and held roles as Regional Sales VP & Team Lead for MetLife and Regional Life Sales Manager & Supervisor Principal for Hartford Life & Annuity. Throughout his career, John has worked with advisors in the independent broker-dealer space, wire houses and RIA markets, primarily assisting them with their wealth transfer and business succession planning needs.

John was a three-year baseball letterman and captain at the University of New Orleans where he was recently named to the Top 50 all-time team. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates Athletic Club in 1980, playing 3 years of minor league ball. John has his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation.