Our Leadership Team

All over the world, workers of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod bring the gospel to a world sorely in need. And for fifty years, the Concordia Plans have provided benefits to protect those workers, leveraging our collective numbers to bring quality benefits to all.

Brian Gardner

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Brian Gardner joined Concordia Plans in September 2012 and currently serves as Vice President—Investment Management, Chief Investment Officer. Brian is responsible for overseeing the investment activities for Concordia Plans. His career spans over 20 years in various finance, treasury and investment positions. He previously served as an investment consultant at Mercer Investment Consulting.

Brian obtained both an MBA and an undergraduate degree in business administration from Saint Louis University.