Andy Buckley, World Famed Former CFO of Dunder Mifflin (The Office),
Featured Keynote @ NAILBA 39 Mooers Award Dinner

Fairfax, Va, April 16, 2020 - The National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) is pleased to announce two exciting additions to the 2020 Annual Meeting, NAILBA 39, November 18-20, 2020 in Hollywood, Florida. Award winning American actor, screenwriter and financial advisor, Andy Buckley will be the featured entertainment for the Douglas Mooers Awards Dinner and Pacific Life will return as the exclusive event sponsor.

The Douglas Mooers Award for Excellence is the NAILBA’s most coveted and prestigious award. Named after NAILBA’s Founding Chairman, H. Douglas Mooers, the Mooers Award was established in May of 1986. This annual award honors excellence in brokerage and is bestowed upon the individual most committed to furthering brokerage and independent life brokerage as a distribution system.

Gettyimages | NBCBuckley is an accomplished financial advisor with twelve years of expertise working for a major bank providing personal asset management of up to $400 million. He is also known for his television role in "The Office," as David Wallace, CFO of the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company, playing opposite Steve Carrell on the NBC hit comedy. His part on The Office led to a number of other Film & TV roles including supporting roles opposite Will Ferrell & Mark Wahlberg in "The Other Guys," playing the father in the International Blockbuster "Jurassic World" and again working opposite Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler & Jeremy Renner in the Warner Brothers comedy "The House." Buckley has regular appearances in HBO’s "VEEP," CBS' "Scorpion," Hulu’s "Curb Your Enthusiasm," and "It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia." For the past three years, he also starred on the acclaimed Bravo comedy series "Odd Mom Out."

Born in Boston, Buckley spent time growing up in St. Louis, Chicago, and South Florida. He attended Stanford, where he played on the golf team during his first two years. He’s married with two sons and resides in Los Angeles. Buckley blends his financial and entertainment background to captivate audiences wherever he speaks.

Mark Pellicano of Pacific LifeNAILBA is also thrilled to welcome back Pacific Life as the exclusive event sponsor for the Douglas Mooers Award Dinner. Mark Pellicano, VP of Pacific Life’s Financial Advisory Network, recently joined the CEO of NAILBA, Dan LaBert for an ID Video Network exclusive. There, he explained why Pacific Life places the NAILBA Annual Meeting high on their priority list. Pellicano states, "its not coincidence that over the past four years of our support to NAILBA, Pacific Life has become the fastest-growing term company in the industry."

Pacific Life stands firm in its commitment to the independent distribution industry and brokerage channel. Pellicano says in his exclusive interview, "Coming to an environment where every one of our customers is there, to be able to network, do planning meetings, and just connect and sometimes have some fun...the NAILBA Annual Meeting is an awesome venue!"

Dan LaBert believes, “NAILBA 39 is going to be our best annual meeting yet. It's the event you don't want to miss and so needed for the industry. The lineup continues to impress. With Pacific Life and Andy Buckley joining alongside Tim Tebow, this will be nothing short of remarkable. The momentum for the NAILBA Annual Meeting continues to pick up speed in the best ways possible, and we couldn't be happier."

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NAILBA is the leading insurance industry organization promoting retirement security and consumer choice in the insurance and financial services marketplace through the use of independent wholesale brokerage distribution channels. NAILBA is the voice of independent brokerage distribution.


If you would like more information about this release, please contact Nona Phinn, Communications Consultant at (703) 405-1621. For information on NAILBA 39, please contact Pam Sheehan, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships for NAILBA at (303) 503-6305.