Our Management Team

Matthew C. Stewart


Matt, an alumni of UNLV, started his New York Life career in 2012 out of the Las Vegas General Office. Matt achieved numerous awards as an agent qualifying for 3 executive councils*, centurion, new org agent of the year and qualifying for the Million Dollar Round Table** in 2015. Matt was promoted to Partner in 2016 where he led a nationally ranked top 10 group and was a 3x Partner of the Year in Las Vegas. He was then promoted in 2020 to lead the Utah General Office as the Managing Partner. Matt loves travel and spend time with his 2 kids. He enjoys competing in endurance sports and has competed in several 70.3 Ironman triathlons.

*Council is an annual company recognition program based on agent production from July 1- June 30.

**The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals, is recognized globally as the standard of excellence for life insurance sales performance in the insurance and financial services industry.

Josh Sarria


Josh has been with New York Life since 2016, He was hired by our wonderful Managing Partner Matt. He is a 5x executive council qualifier*.

Josh is also on the board of a local 501-c3, Real Autism Difference.

He was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Josh’s prior career to New York Life, he was a captain with the Division of Forestry, where he ran a 25-man crew.

Josh is married to his wife Bernie and has 3 sons and a daughter Juan, Alex, Kaimana and Darleen. He has three grandchildren.

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Alex Barrett


Alex began his career with New York Life in the Mississippi General Office after graduating from Mississippi State University. During his tenure with New York Life he has spent time in the Huntsville, Wichita, Covina Valley General Offices, and Arkansas General Office before beginning as Service Leader CVP for the Utah General office. He has completed his MBA at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Kiri D. Pullan


Kiri Pullan attended Utah State University and later began her New York Life career in March 2009. She joined the team as a member of the Customer Service Staff in the Utah General Office where she has been fortunate to work alongside her aunt and a cousin, continuing the family legacy. There she sought opportunities to develop her skills in New Business processes and Contracting and Licensing functions. Her growth initiative and creative problem solving did not go unnoticed and she was recognized as a 2018 Service Superstar. In June 2019, Kiri accepted a new role as Director of Agency Standards, covering the Utah and Las Vegas General Offices, and credits this opportunity to the encouragement and support of her late husband, family, friends, and mentors.

In her free time, Kiri enjoys developing her creative side in photography, traveling with family and friends, and spoiling her nieces and nephews.

*Council is an annual company recognition program based on agent production from July 1- June 30.