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NAIFA’s Rosenblatt Receives Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award

Howard M. Rosenblatt, a NAIFA member since 1971, has received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles. Having accrued nearly 40 years of inimitable expertise in the field of legal services, Rosenblatt established his firm, Howard M. Rosenblatt, PA in 1985. He previously worked as of counsel of ...

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NAIFA-California Member Yoon-Lee Joins State Curriculum Board

Mimie Yoon-Lee, a NAIFA member since 2004 and president-elect of NAIFA’s California chapter, has been appointed by state Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara to the California Department of Insurance’s Curriculum Board. According to a department statement, the Curriculum Board “oversees the development of prelicensing and continuing education curriculum for agents and brokers to uphold professional standards that protect consumers. This includes ...

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NAIFA Members Well Represented Among NAILBA’s Leadership Team

NAIFA’s industry partner organization the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) has announced it’s 2020 leadership team, and NAIFA members are well represented among the group. Seixas “Chad” Milner III, President and CEO of the Milner Group, a NAIFA member since 2005, is NAIFA’s new Board Chair. Jason Lea, President of Brokers’ Service Marketing Group and a NAIFA ...

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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 Officials to Participate in Mutual of Omaha Advisors Tampa Office Ribbon Cutting

Mutual of Omaha Advisors of Northern Florida will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 24 at 11 A.M. for its new office at 7650 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Suite 150 in Tampa, Fla. At least 30 staff members including 25 advisors will operate out of the new office, serving insurance and financial services clients throughout Northern and Central Florida, including ...

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Tingle Named President and CEO of John Hancock Insurance

John Hancock has named Brooks Tingle, president and CEO of John Hancock Insurance. Tingle, who has served in this role on an interim basis since last summer, assumes his current role permanently, effective immediately. Linda Levyne, CLU, CFC, was named senior vice president, head of Sales and Distribution, also for John Hancock Insurance. “As John Hancock continues on its journey ...

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Women in Insurance & Financial Services Honors Several Women

The Women in Insurance & Financial Services recently honored several outstanding women during its annual awards ceremony held in Minneapolis. The following awards were presented: WOMAN OF THE YEAR The 2017 recipient is Susan Combs, president of Combs & Company. This is the highest level of recognition that a WIFS member can receive from her peers and honors an individual ...

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New York Life Names Lizzie Dipp Metzger 2017 Council President

New York Life has named Lizzie Dipp Metzger, CFP, AEP, as its 2017 Council President.  The first Hispanic woman to receive this award, Metzger ranked as the top advisor among New York Life’s more than 12,000 licensed agents and advisors, based on production, while adhering to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. Metzger is also a past recipient of ...

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Ohio National President and CEO to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Round Table of New York will recognize Ohio National Financial Services President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board, Gary T. “Doc” Huffman, CLU, ChFC, with a Lifetime Achievement Award at its 99th Anniversary Black Tie this December in New York City. The Round Table of New York offers this annual award to an individual who has made significant contributions ...

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Joseph Belth to Receive the 2017 John Newton Russell Memorial Award

The life insurance industry’s highest honor will be presented at NAIFA’s Performance + Purpose Conference in September as a tribute to his more than 50 years of service and dedication to the industry. The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) is proud to announce Joseph M. Belth, CLU, Ph. D., Editor of The Insurance Forum, as the recipient of ...

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