Penn Wood Financial Group, an office of MetLife, announces that Craig Merluzzi has joined the firm as a financial services representative/ registered representative.

Merluzzi is a graduate of Lehighton Area High School and Penn State University and is a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

He is a member of both the Carbon County Planning Commission and the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce. Merluzzi worked in the financial services industry for 15 years.

Penn Wood Financial Group, an office of MetLife, offers a broad array of financial products and services including life insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, mutual funds and investment products. The company is located at 1578 State Route 903, Suite 3, Jim Thorpe, Penn Kidder Township.

MetLife is a subsidiary of MedLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs, serving 90 million customers in over 50 countries. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, Met Life holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Middle East. For more information, visit