Author Archives: Mark

Thanksgiving Wishes for You and Yours

Dear Friends & Colleagues, On behalf of NAIFA’s Board of Trustees and staff, I would like to wish you a very happy Thanksgiving. We are thankful every day for our opportunity to serve you, members of the largest, most influential, and most prestigious association of insurance and financial professionals in the country. We feel great pride knowing that NAIFA has ...

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NAIFA Represented at AAIFPA Conference

NAIFA’s Associate Director – Member Program Emily Cabbage attended the recent National Convention of the Asian American Insurance & Financial Professional Association (AAIFPA) in Flushing, N.Y., where she met with Lily Fong, chair of AAIFPA’s Board of Directors, and Bing V. Cheng, AAIFPA VP of Life Insurance and the AAIFPA Northeast Chapter President. NAIFA and AAIFPA collaborate and work together ...

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NAIFA CEO Mayeux Attends LIMRA Conference

NAIFA CEO Kevin Mayeux is attending the 2019 LIMRA Annual Conference in Boston along with colleagues from around the industry, including senior executives from dozens of leading insurance and financial services firms. To see Mayeux’s tweets from the conference, follow him on Twitter. LIMRA is the leading research, consulting, and professional development organization for the life insurance and financial services ...

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NAIFA Members Strongly Represented Among NAILBA’s ID Twenty Award Winners

NAILBA’s 2019 ID Twenty Awards recognize the “most courageous innovators and visionaries who have important contributions to the insurance profession” in independent distribution. NAIFA would like to congratulate all of the winners and particularly the seven who are NAIFA members: Keith M. Gillies, CFP, MBA, NAIFA-Louisiana and national Past-President Brian Haney, CFS, CLTC, CFBS, CIS, LACP, NAIFA-Maryland Sheryl J. Moore, ...

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NAIFA and ACLI Working Together for the Industry, Financial Professionals and Consumers

NAIFA CEO Kevin Mayeux is attending the Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) annual conference in Boston, Oct. 13-15. Watch for Kevin’s tweets (@KevinMayeux) on goings on at the event. NAIFA and ACLI have a long history of collaboration on advocacy issues important to the life insurance industry and the 90 million American families that financial professionals and companies help provide ...

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The Life and Annuities Certified Professional (LACP) Accreditation Continues to Gain Corporate Support

The Principal Financial Group is the latest company to support the nationally accredited LACP mark of distinction for financial services professionals that work in life and annuities. NAIFA announced that Principal Financial Group supports and actively encourages its financial representatives to attain the Life and Annuities Certified Professional (LACP) certification as evidence of their knowledge of and ethical approach to ...

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NAIFA President Jill Judd Takes P+P Attendees on a Wild Ride

NAIFA President Jill Judd took her fellow insurance and financial professionals on a thrilling carnival park ride in her NAIFA Performance + Purpose General Session remarks on Saturday. Comparing the wholesale changes the “New NAIFA” has undergone over the past year to the “Giant Dipper,” a 1920s-era roller coaster in her home town of Santa Cruz, Calif., Judd said there ...

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Cammie Scott Offers NAIFA’s Vision for the Future

NAIFA President-Elect Cammie Scott presented attendees at NAIFA’s Performance + Purpose conference in Orlando with inspirational and forward-looking remarks and a call to purpose. Four years into the NAIFA 20/20 strategic plan, NAIFA has create a more flexible association better suited to meeting the professional development and advocacy needs of its members. The new NAIFA is delivering on its membership ...

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Mayeux Tells P+P: The New NAIFA Is Poised for Continued Success

Kevin Mayeux, in his CEO report to NAIFA’s Performance + Purpose conference, told attendees how reforms implemented on January 1, 2019, have been a gamechanger, making NAIFA a more nimble and forward-looking association better able to provide all its members a high-quality membership experience. The new NAIFA is re-establishing a culture of membership that existed when stalwarts like NAIFA Past ...

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NAIFA Announces the Talent Development Center for Financial Service Professionals

The new Talent Development Center bundles together business & personal performance programs for every career stage The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) announced the creation of the Talent Development Center which focuses on providing personal development programs to serve every stage of a financial service professional’s career. The new Center was announced Sept. 14 at NAIFA’s 2019 ...

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