Blogs

Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here . NAILBA Staff Updates Welcome Ellen Toups! We are pleased to share that we have contracted with Ellen Toups to serve as Manager of Exhibits, Sponsorships and Advertising, effective immediately. Questions regarding exhibit, sponsorship, or advertising fulfillment should be directed to her at etoups@nailba.org . As previously shared, we have also contracted with Candy Johnson Coons of CJ & Associates to handle our meeting management needs for NAILBA 36. Many of you will remember Candy from her many years of service on-site at the Annual Meeting, managing both the registration and Mooers Seating Desk. We have expanded ...
0 comments

NAILBA Now: June 6, 2017

Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here . NAILBA Staff Updates News from NAILBA HQ Meredith Maslich, formerly Administrative Coordinator, has assumed the role of Manager, Administration and Operations including Annual Meeting Registration, accounts payable and accounts receivable. You can reach Meredith at 703.383.3067 or mmaslich@nailba.org . Sarah O’Hanley, Manager of Exhibits, Sponsorships and Advertising, has resigned her position effective June 9. Remaining staff will be monitoring her email until a replacement can be named. Questions regarding exhibit, sponsorship, or advertising fulfillment should still be directed to sohanley@nailba.org . ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here . NAILBA Staff Updates Welcome Candy, Alex and Keegan! As shared in a previous issue of NAILBA Now, NAILBA CEO Jack Chiasson, CAE, will retire effective May 31.  Susan Klemmer will assume the role of Interim CEO until a permanent replacement for Jack can be hired. Susan can be reached at sklemmer@nailba.org   or 703.383.3071. NAILBA is pleased to have contracted with Candy Johnson Coons of CJ & Associates to handle our meeting management needs for NAILBA 36. Many of you will remember Candy from her many years of service on-site at the Annual Meeting, managing both the registration and Mooers Seating Desk. We have ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here. Welcome Candy Coons! NAILBA announces new Meetings Specialist NAILBA is pleased to have contracted with Candy Johnson Coons of CJ & Associates to handle our meeting management needs for NAILBA 36. Many of you will remember Candy from her many years of service on-site at the Annual Meeting, managing both the registration and Mooers Seating Desk. We have expanded Candy’s role this year to include affiliate meeting space requests, hotel arrangements, and more. You can reach Candy at meetings@nailba.org . Foundation: Grant Applications are in the Mail! Your opportunity to help a local charity receive grant ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here. NAILBA 36: Hotel Reservations NAILBA members - check your email or NAILBA Network this week! As a special thank you to our recently-renewed member agencies, member agency principals will soon be receiving an email  with a link to online hotel reservations at the Diplomat Beach Resort for NAILBA 36; this link will also be cross-posted to our members-only community, NAILBA Network at roughly the same time. The reservations link will not be posted anywhere else until June, when registration opens. Please confirm your plans to attend NAILBA 36 – and review the newly revised schedule BEFORE making your hotel reservation, ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here . Foundation: Grant Applications are Coming Your opportunity to help a local charity receive grant funding! The NAILBA Charitable Foundation, NAILBA’s philanthropic arm, provides grant funds to organizations in the US with great purpose and little economic resources that serve to enhance the quality of life for those less fortunate.  Grant awards are provided ONLY to charities whose applications are supported by a NAILBA member agency principal or staff member, or a staff member of a current exhibitor, sponsor or advertiser. This is YOUR opportunity to help charities you already work with on a volunteer basis receive ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here . New Member Welcome National Agents Alliance! NAILBA is pleased to welcome the following agency to membership: National Agents Alliance 1214 Turrentine Street Burlington, NC 27215 Jim Henson, Chief Operations Consultant 336.227.3319 If you would like to recommend an agency for membership, please contact Kathy Allison, Director of Membership and the Foundation at kallison@nailba.org or 703.383.3072. Retirement News Congratulations to Jack Chiasson, NAILBA CEO! As many of you probably saw recently in your inboxes, we have a very special retirement announcement. Please extend your congratulations to ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
It's that time of year again the time you have the opportunity to demonstrate your commitment to your community, your industry, and your association and its Foundation. NAILBA Charitable Foundation Grant Applications will be available soon next month and in order to fund all of the worthy charities that you support with grant funding from the NAILBA Charitable Foundation , we need your financial contributions. Your marketing organizations want to help you help your Foundation, and your charities. We are delighted to announce that six (6!) of our marketing organization members (AimcoR, BRAMCO, LifeMark Partners, LTA Marketing Group, The Marketing Alliance, ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
(Fairfax, Va.) Chief Executive Officer Jack Chiasson, CAE announced his retirement after 13 years of service to the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA). Chiasson will depart in May, 2017. In a letter to the NAILBA Board of Directors, Chiasson noted that, NAILBA has never been just a job for me, and concluded, My work here has been the highlight of my career. I have enjoyed working with an outstanding staff and amazing volunteer leaders to move the organization forward. In accordance with NAILBAs Succession Plan, adopted in 2015, the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors has already begun to assemble a Search Committee ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here. Is this your last NAILBA Now? Grace period has expired! The process of deleting membership benefits for non-renewed members has begun. Since subscriptions are handled manually by NAILBA HQ staff, you may be receiving NAILBA Now even if your company did not renew by the deadline. This may be your last issue! Completed renewal forms were due with payment by January 31, 2017, to ensure that there are no interruptions in benefits. Membership renewals for the 2017 calendar year were mailed in December. As you know, renewals are not automatic - renewal applications must be completed and approved each year. If you ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here. 2017 Agency Membership Renewals Deadline Grace period expires TODAY! Completed renewal forms were due with payment by January 31, 2017, to ensure that there are no interruptions in benefits. Forms received after TODAY will incur a late fee. Membership renewals for the 2017 calendar year were mailed in December. As you know, renewals are not automatic - renewal applications must be completed and approved each year. If you would like to submit your renewal with payment by email or fax, download the renewal application here (this is the fillable version!) then complete and return with payment. Questions ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here . 2017 Agency Membership Renewals Deadline Grace period expires February 28! Completed renewal forms were due with payment by January 31, 2017, to ensure that there are no interruptions in benefits. Forms received after February 28, 2017 will incur a late fee. Membership renewals for the 2017 calendar year were mailed in December. As you know, renewals are not automatic - renewal applications must be completed and approved each year. If you would like to submit your renewal with payment by email or fax, download the renewal application here (this is the fillable version!) then complete and return with payment. ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here . 2017 Agency Membership Renewals Deadline Today is the deadline to renew without penalty! Completed renewal forms are due with payment by January 31, 2017, to ensure that there are no interruptions in benefits. Forms received after February 28, 2017 will incur a late fee. Membership renewals for the 2017 calendar year were mailed last month. As you know, renewals are not automatic - renewal applications must be completed and approved each year. If you would like to submit your renewal with payment by email or fax, download the renewal application here (this is the fillable version!) then complete and return ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here . 2017 Agency Membership Renewals Deadline Two weeks remain to renew without paying the late fee! Membership renewals for the 2017 calendar year were mailed last month. As you know, renewals are not automatic - renewal applications must be completed and approved each year. If you would like to submit your renewal with payment by email or fax, download the renewal application here (this is the fillable version!) then complete and return with payment. Completed renewal forms are due with payment by January 31, 2017, to ensure that there are no interruptions in benefits. Forms received after February 28, 2017 ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
(Fairfax, Va.) James Sorebo, of Marlton, NJ-based Four Seasons Financial Group has been named Chairman of the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) for 2017. Jims enthusiasm and passion are terrific assets to the organization, said NAILBA CEO Jack Chiasson. During this important time in our industry, we are fortunate to have strong leadership and a serious commitment to discerning and following NAILBAs future strategic direction. Sorebo will be joined on the Executive Committee by Jeffrey D. Mooers of H.D. Mooers & Co. based in Lafayette, CA, in the role of Chairman Elect, and Myra Palmer of The Palmer Agency in Atlanta, ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here . 2017 Agency Membership-You Could Win a Free Renewal January 31 is the deadline to avoid a late fee. Membership renewals for the 2017 calendar year were mailed last month. As you know, renewals are not automatic - renewal applications must be completed and approved each year. If you would like to submit your renewal with payment by email or fax, download the renewal application here (this is the fillable version!) then complete and return with payment. Completed renewal forms are due with payment by January 31, 2017, to ensure that there are no interruptions in benefits. Forms received after February 28, 2017 ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here . NAILBA Office Holiday Schedule Closed December 26-January 2 In observance of the winter holidays, the NAILBA Headquarters office will be closed from December 26 through January 2. We will reopen with normal business hours on Tuesday, January 3. NAILBA Now will resume on January 3. Awards Legal & General America recognized a NAILBA member agency principal with the Goodman Award Jay Scheiner, principal of NAILBA member agency Agent Support Group (ASG), was honored recently with the Paul Goodman award by Legal & General America. The award was established in 1998 by William Penn Life Insurance Company of ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here . NAILBA 35 Highlights and Evaluation Evaluation deadline: December 16. Highlights and follow up information from the recent NAILBA Annual Meeting are being updated daily on our websites and by email. Refer to the NAILBA 35 home page for: The post meeting Evaluation (with a $5 Starbucks gift card as incentive to respond), which was sent to registered attendees last week and posted to the mobile app. If you attended the meeting, check your email or the mobile app for a link. A link to the Official NAILBA 35 Photo Album* (via our Flickr site) and the photo spread in the January issue of Perspectives . ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
Read NAILBA Now in PDF format here . A Message from NAILBA Chairman Chip Van Dusen Thank you for a great meeting! As I return to my desk Monday and have time to reflect on NAILBA35, my last official responsibility as NAILBA Chairman for 2016, I feel so incredibly fortunate to be a part of such a quality industry. A big thank you goes out to the exhibitors, valued sponsors, and NAILBA members for attending the annual meeting. NAILBA35 was a resounding success and had one of the most extensive and wide-ranging agendas in recent years. We kicked it off strong with graffiti artist Erik Wahl, who had a fantastic message, urging creativity in the workplace ...
0 comments
Be the first person to recommend this.
(Fairfax, Va.)The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) tonight presented Peter Holden, CEO of CPS Insurance Services with its 2016 Douglas Mooers Award for Excellence. The annual award, NAILBAs most coveted and prestigious accolade, honors distinction in brokerage and is bestowed upon the individual most committed to furthering independent life brokerage as a distribution system, and who demonstrates an exemplary record of community service. Holden was recognized at a special awards dinner held November 18, 2016, as part of the associations annual meeting, NAILBA 35 . In presenting the award, David Long, NAILBA Immediate ...
0 comments