Inclusive Leadership and Building Trust

Rob Grubka

CEO, Workplace Solutions at Voya Financial

Professional Headshot of Rob Grubka - CEO, Workplace Solutions at Voya Financial

In this episode, Rob Grubka, the CEO of Workplace Solutions for Voya Financial will share Voya’s strategy for creating an inclusive workplace culture. He reveals why building a foundation of trust is so important, and how Voya creates an organizational culture based on trust. He discusses the ways in which Voya has responded to the “new normal” and how they have rolled out hybrid and remote work options in response to employee preferences. Rob offers advice to up-and-coming leaders. Listeners will also hear Rob’s personal annual review questions that have helped him navigate his career path.

About Rob:


Rob Grubka is the Chief Executive Officer of Workplace Solutions for Voya Financial. Rob oversees all of Voya’s workplace businesses, which represent approximately 85% of Voya’s adjusted operating earnings and encompass retirement; group and voluntary insurance; savings; and benefits administration. Specifically, Rob oversees Voya’s workplace strategy; products and solutions; pricing; underwriting; operations; marketing; distribution and customer experience teams. He also serves on Voya’s Executive Committee.



Rob has nearly 30 years of actuarial, product management and leadership experience. Prior to joining Voya, Rob led the Group Protection business at Lincoln Financial and held leadership roles in the retirement and annuity businesses. Previously, he held a variety of actuarial roles at Nationwide Financial. Rob earned a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from The Ohio State University, and he currently serves on the Board of Junior Achievement USA.