National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors

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. For bios and photos of NAIFA experts, click the links below.

NAIFA Staff Experts

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











 




News Releases

January 2, 2020 - NAIFA Announces Partnership with Females & Finance
December 2, 2019 - National Advocacy Meeting Brings Together NAIFA’s Advocacy Leaders
November 7, 2019 - NAIFA Announces Partnership with InsurTech Express
November 7, 2019 - Financial Professionals from Every State Urge Congress to Pass the Secure Act
October 1, 2019 - The Life and Annuities Certified Professional (LACP) Accreditation Continues to Gain Corporate Suppo
September 16, 2019 - Aprilyn Chavez Geissler Receives the 2019 NAIFA Diversity Champion Award
September 14, 2019 - NAIFA Announces the Talent Development Center for Financial Service Professionals
September 9, 2019 - Senior Marketing Specialists to Provide Resources for NAIFA’s Limited & Extended Care Planning Cente
September 3, 2019 - NAIFA to Host 2019 Performance + Purpose Conference in Orlando
August 29, 2019 - Industry Partnerships Advance the Community of Insurance and Financial Services Professionals
August 15, 2019 - New NAIFA Advocacy Action Center Gets Financial Professionals Politically Involved
August 13, 2019 - Industry Partnerships to Be on Display at NAIFA’s Performance + Purpose Conference
July 30, 2019 - Guy Baker to Receive the 2019 John Newton Russell Memorial Award
July 17, 2019 - NAIFA Trustee to Testify at New Jersey Fiduciary Hearing
May 13, 2019 - America’s Life Insurers and Financial Advisors Promote Financial Wellness at May 15 Washington Event
April 2, 2019 - NAIFA Applauds Proposed Legislation to Bolster Americans’ Retirement Readiness
March 14, 2019 - NAIFA Statement to Congressional Committee Promotes a Strong Best Interest Standard
March 13, 2019 - NAIFA Concerned About Unintended Consequences of Proposed Fiduciary in Maryland Bill
February 27, 2019 - You Don’t Have to Be Wealthy to Work with an Insurance and Financial Advisor
October 24, 2018 - Guardian Supports NAIFA State Advocacy
October 24, 2018 - NAIFA President Judd to Joint Expert Panel at Women in Financial Services Conference
September 16, 2018 - NAIFA Elects Officers and Trustees at P+P 2018
September 6, 2018 - NAIFA to Host 2018 P+P Conference in San Antonio
April 17, 2018 - NAIFA Announces Nominees for Leadership Positions
April 12, 2018 - NAIFA, ITN Productions to collaborate on news-style program
March 19, 2018 - New NAIFA Center to Advance Thought, Awareness in Long Term Care
February 2, 2018 - NAIFA Launches Midwest Office to Strengthen Member Offerings, Support Expanded Services
January 18, 2018 - GAMA, NAIFA Partner to Strengthen Collaboration
May 30, 2017 - NAIFA Launches New Gold Standard for Life and Annuity Professionals
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
NAIFA's Congressional Conference
The Life and Annuities Certified Professional Accreditation Continues to Gain Corporate Support