NAIFA Blog

Reginald Rabjohns Receives the 2018 John Newton Russell Memorial Award

September 15, 2018

  The life insurance industry’s highest honor will be presented at the NAIFA’s Performance + Purpose Conference in September as a tribute to his more than 45 years of service and contributions to the industry.     The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) is proud to announce Reginald N. Rabjohns, CLU, ChFC, chairman and CEO of Secure Futures in Northfield, Illinois,   i s the recipient of the 77th annual John Newton Russell Memorial Awa...

Cherri Coombs Ohmer, LUTCF, to Receive NAIFA’s Prestigious 2018 C. Carney Smith Award

September 15, 2018

The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors has recognized Cherri Coombs Ohmer, LUTCF, with the association’s most prestigious honor in association management: the C. Carney Smith Award. Ohmer is the Association Executive of NAIFA-Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida. “Congratulations to Cherri for receiving the 2018 C. Carney Smith Award,” said NAIFA President Keith Gillies, CFP, LUTCF, FSS. “Cherri’s high level of accomplishment is a testament to the tenacity and passio...

NAIFA Statement on SEC Commissioner Roisman

September 6, 2018

“NAIFA congratulates Elad Roisman on his Senate confirmation as SEC commissioner and looks forward to working with him and the commission on issues of importance to NAIFA members across the country and the Main Street clients they serve,” said NAIFA CEO Kevin Mayeux.   NAIFA recently submitted comments to the SEC on the commission’s best-interest standard of conduct proposal. In the comments, NAIFA President Keith Gillies voiced support for a best-interest standard and for the SEC’s role ...

NAIFA to Host 2018 Performance+Purpose Conference in San Antonio

September 6, 2018

The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors has revamped its annual Performance + Purpose conference , incorporating added flexibility to allow attendees to customize their learning and networking experiences—whether they are new to the industry, advanced, or somewhere in between.   What:               NAIFA’s 2018 Performance + Purpose Where:            Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas.                         Conference hotel is Grand Hyatt S...

Investment News Recognizes NAIFA for Advancing Diversity & Inclusion

August 15, 2018

NAIFA is proud to announce that the association has been selected as an Honorable Mention as part of InvestmentNews’ inaugural Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award Program. NAIFA will be recognized from the podium during the Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Awards Ceremony, which takes place October 9 at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. NAIFA was selected for this prestigious award because of its commitment to diversity and inclusion in the financial-services industry. Over ...