Press Room

Members of the media may request interviews with NAIFA executives or policy experts by contacting Mark Briscoe, Senior Director of Strategic Communications, 703-770-8111, or Sheila Owens, Vice President of Communications and Marketing , 703-770-8112. For bios and photos of NAIFA experts, click the links below.

NAIFA Executives

President
Paul R. Dougherty, LUTCF, FSS, HIA
President-Elect
Keith M. Gillies, CFP, CLU, ChFC
Immediate Past President
Jules O. Gaudreau, Jr., ChFC, CIC
Secretary
Jill Judd, LUTCF, FSS
Treasurer
Matthew S. Tassey, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF
Chief Executive Officer
Kevin M. Mayeux, CAE

NAIFA Staff Experts

Diane Boyle, Senior Vice President - Government Relations
Gary Sanders, Counsel and Vice President -  Government Relations
Judi Carsrud, Director - Government Relations
Steve Kline, Director - Government Relations
 











 




News Releases

February 3, 2017 - NAIFA Supports Administration Decision to Review DOL Fiduciary Rule
January 17, 2017 - New York Life Supports NAIFA State Advocacy
December 7, 2016 - Connie Golleher, CLTC, Appointed to NAIFA Board
September 19, 2016 - NAIFA Elects Officers and Trustees
August 30, 2016 - Kim Kieschnick Receives NAIFA’s Prestigious 2016 C. Carney Smith Award
August 23, 2016 - NAIFA, NAAIA Partnership Will Strengthen Members’ Access to Professional Education, Advocacy
June 9, 2016 - D. Scott Brennan to Receive the 2016 John Newton Russell Memorial Award
June 8, 2016 - ACLI, NAIFA File Legal Challenge Against Harmful Regulation to Retirement Savers
May 31, 2016 - NAIFA Names Jason Carter, LUTCF, the 2016 Young Advisors Team Leader of the Year
April 22, 2016 - National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Announces Nominees for Leadership Positions
January 6, 2016 - NAIFA, Northwestern Mutual Partner to Strengthen State Advocacy
October 5, 2015 - NAIFA, WIFS form partnership to strengthen advocacy, education
October 5, 2015 - NAIFA Elects Officers and Trustees
September 22, 2015 - Todd W. Johnson Receives NAIFA’s 2015 C. Carney Smith Award
September 21, 2015 - NAIFA names Jennifer Alford the 2015 Young Advisors Team Leader of the Year
July 21, 2015 - NAIFA Submits Comments on DOL's Proposed Fiduciary Rule
June 23, 2015 - Financial Advisors Say DOL Rule Would Reduce Access to Advice and Harm Client Relationships
June 3, 2015 - Washington State Governor Signs Bill Creating Retirement Plan Marketplace
May 27, 2015 - NAIFA Board Appoints New CEO
March 3, 2015 - Partnership Offers Tools to Serve Growing Hispanic Market
February 23, 2015 - NAIFA Statement on the Expected DOL Proposal to Redefine Who Is a Fiduciary
December 17, 2014 - NAIFA Statement on TRIA, NARAB II
December 10, 2014 - NAIFA applauds House for passing TRIA
September 8, 2014 - LUTCF Curriculum Unveiled
September 4, 2014 - Juli McNeely is NAIFA President
August 20, 2014 - Kristine Wolfe to Receive C. Carney Smith Award
May 20, 2014 - NAIFA members visit lawmakers
March 25, 2014 - Sy Sternberg Is Named 2014 John Newton Russell Memorial Award Winner
March 25, 2014 - NAIFA, CFFP form Advisory Group
February 18, 2014 - NAIFA, CFFP partner for LUTCF
January 30, 2014 - Senate Passes Bill with NARAB II
October 22, 2013 - Agents see issues with ACA
October 1, 2013 - NAIFA elects officers, trustees
September 26, 2013 - NAIFA releases ACA survey
September 10, 2013 - NAIFA applauds House for NARAB II legislation