Management Team

Please feel free to contact one of our management team members
to learn more about New York Life.

Jared Weber
(503) 949-6267

Jared Weber started his financial services career with New York Life in 2014. He graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Finance and another in Marketing. After graduation, he started a full-time Agent career with New York Life and built a financial practice in Salem Or. In 2018 Jared took on a roll developing agents in the Salem and Eugene areas. He spends much of his free time volunteering in Entrepreneur groups and nonprofits.

Ying Chen


(971) 218-6782

(Born in the Fujian Province of China, Ying and his family migrated to the United States when he was 11 and have been in Oregon ever since.  Ying Graduated from Oregon State University in 2014 with a Bachelors degree in Business with a focus on Finance and Management.  It has always been Ying’s dream to find a career that would provide him and his family financial freedom, while at the same time making an impact to the community and in the lives of others.  He found that calling right after college when he began his career at New York Life.  Ying had a successful 4 year career as an agent, and in 2019 was promoted into management where he feels he can have an even bigger impact in the community, by building a team of financial professionals within the Greater Oregon General Office.  In his spare time, Ying enjoys spending time with his wife and his 2 daughters ages 1 & 3 in Oregon’s beautiful great outdoors!


Blake Mai
(503) 309-9211

Blake started his career with New York Life in 2012, as a College Agent Intern, and joined the Greater Oregon Office full-time in Summer of 2014 after graduating from Oregon State University with his B.S. in Finance and Entrepreneurship. In 2020, after years of building his clientele, Blake was promoted to Partner. He is now dedicated to the development and leadership of his team, the growth of the agency in the Greater Portland Metro region, and continuing to foster lasting community relationships.

A native to the Portland area, Blake now lives in Wilsonville with his wife Trisha. Together, they enjoy traveling, finding new restaurants, volunteering, and boating with friends.

Blake currently holds his state Life/Health Insurance License, and FINRA Series 6, 63, 7 & 66 licenses.

Chad Bunger CLU® ChFC®
Senior Sales Development Manager
 (503) 293-3761

Chad Began his career in the Salem General Office in 2010 with 7 years experience in the banking business.  After achieving Quality and Executive Council levels, he was promoted into management in 2012.  A native Oregonian, Chad grew up in the Central Oregon area where he loves the great outdoors.  He spends his free time playing golf, camping, hunting and fishing.

He has 2 nieces and while he has no children of his own, he has an 8 year old German Shorthair pointer who acts like a child most days.




Krikor Nacacchian
Director of Agency Standards
 (503) 316-2022

Krikor joined New York Life in 2006, as the Agency Standards Consultant.  Dedicated towards synchronizing the local and corporate levels of the New York Life institution, Krikor works with each individual agent on a one-on-one basis, coordinating the standards and compliance with the success of their businesses.

Originally from Aleppo, Syria, Krikor moved to the United States at the age of 9. He grew up in Massachusetts before moving to Oregon in 2003.

Currently, Krikor resides in Tualatin with his wife, Stacy, and their three children.  Krikor enjoys gardening, tennis and other athletic activities.

Krikor currently holds FINRA licenses 4, 7, 24, 53, 63 and 66.

Carlos Landazuri, CLU®, ChFC®
Corporate Vice President - General Office Administration

(503) 293- 3702

Carlos began his career in 2001 as an Administrative Manager Trainee in the Greater Oregon General Office. In 2002, he was transferred to the Greater San Francisco General Office, in 2004 promoted to Director of Operations of the Hawaii General office. In 2006 Carlos transferred to the San Fernando Valley office, and in May 2011, was promoted to Corporate Vice President of the Los Angeles and Gtr Pasadena General Offices. In 2013, Carlos returned to the Greater Oregon General Office.

Carlos also serves as a mentor to new Administrative Managers in the Pacific Zone. Carlos works in a close partnership with agents and the rest of the management team. He earned his Chartered Life Underwriter® designation in 2004 and his Chartered Financial Consultant® designation in 2008.

Before he joined New York Life, Carlos graduated from Oregon State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Finance. He currently holds series 6, 63 and 99.

Nathan Engstrom, CLU®, CFP®
District Agent
(503) 293-3774

Nathan is a graduate from Oregon State University and started with New York Life in 1994. He is also a perennial Chairman's Council agent and a current member of Million Dollar Round Table.

Nathan and his wife, Heather, have two daughters - Lily and Kyla.