Donald Britton

Donald W. Britton

Partner at NxtStar Ventures LLC

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2021 Midwest Road Suite 200, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States
HQ Phone:
(630) 396-6770

General Information


Owner - Providence Consulting Co

Chief Executive Officer - Insurance Business

President - First Colony Life

President, Life Division - American General Corporation

Life Product Actuary - Integon Life Insurance Company

Various Positions - GE Financial Assurance/Stamford

Partner - Britton , LLC

President - Midwestern United Life Insurance Company

President - Security Life of Denver Insurance Co

President of Life Division - American General Financial Group


B.A.East Carolina University

M.A.East Carolina University


Board Member - SelectQuote , Inc.

Board Member - LIMRA International Inc

Member - Society of Actuaries

Member - American Academy of Actuaries

Board Member - LOMA's

Director - LL Global

Board Member - The American College

Board Member - ACORD

Board Member - MIB Inc

Board Member - ReliaStar Financial Corp.

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NxtStar Ventures, LLC - Our Partners

Donald W. (Butch) Britton, Partner
President of American General Life Companies President of First Colony Life Insurance Company Executive Vice President-Marketing of First Colony Life Insurance Company

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NxtStar Ventures, LLC - Our Partners

Donald W. (Butch) Britton, Partner
NxtStar Ventures, LLC - Our Partners Donald W. (Butch) Britton Mr. Britton is partner of NxtStar Ventures, LLC. He is heavily experienced in all facets of life insurance company management and is regarded as expert in distribution issues. He has a particularly deep understanding of all aspects of the brokerage marketplace. Prior to joining NxtStar, Mr. Britton was President of American General Life Companies. In that role, he was responsible for distribution, product manufacturing and product management. He built a new distribution channel model involving 11 distinct channels, while at the same time eliminating the pervasive problem of channel conflict. Sales doubled to $2.5 billion in the three years that he held that position. There were many other successes in other areas of his responsibility during that same timeframe. He also spent nearly 20 years with First Colony Life Insurance Company. First Colony is the premier brokerage life insurance company, a reputation it achieved during much of Mr. Britton's career with that company. He was made President of the First Colony Life Independent Brokerage Group at the time of the purchase of First Colony by GE Capital. While President, he had full responsibility for the First Colony Life operation, producing net income of over $68 million in 1997 and doubling sales in the life channel. The company was also very successful in the structured settlement business. He was Executive Vice President for the 5 years prior to becoming President. Mr. Britton is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and received both a B.A. and M.A. from East Carolina University. He has been very active with and is on the board of LIMRA International.

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