Hartford Financial Services

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The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. is one of the largest investment and insurance companies in the United States, founded in 1810. They also operate in Japan, the UK, Canada, Brazil and Ireland.

Record and Controversies

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  • Kyra Detmer, who worked at Hartford Financial from 1998 to 2001, is a former aide to U.S. Congressman Robert Michel.[1]
  • Matthew Kirk, Vice President for Federal and Government Affairs at Hartford Financial, worked at the Whitehouse Office of Legislative Affairs from 2001 2006.[2]
  • Alan J. Kreczko, executive vice president and general counsel of The Hartford, was the acting U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration until 2002, prior to which he was Legal Advisor to President Clinton's National Security Council.[3]


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  1. OpenSecrets, Detmer, Kyra, accessed 11 January 2011.
  2. CPBN, Matthew Kirk, Vice President of Federal Government Affairs, accessed 11 January 2011.
  3. The Hartford, Company Overview, Management Team, accessed 11 January 2011.