Recent posts by Ronan Painton
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Topics: Research Retirement Plans
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For Danielle Humphreys, helping Americans protect their families is a way of life.
Humphreys has been in the insurance field for over 15 years. She was introduced to the industry by her father, a lifelong State Farm agent, and started her career in his office. What started out as just a job quickly became her calling. “I just had this passion for making complex things simple,” she says. "It doesn't have to be overly complicated.”
Topics: Life Insurance Member Profile
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Allen R. Bruce, CLU, ChFC, is this year’s winner of the Lang Dixon Leadership and Excellence in Achieving Diversity Award. Bruce has been in the financial and insurance industry for 52 years and has been a loyal member of NAIFA since 1973. He was the first African American to complete a full term as president of the District of Columbia Life Underwriters Association (now NAIFA-Greater Washington, D.C.) and the first African American president of the Million Dollar Round Table Foundation.
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For over 175 years, New York Life has been a strong proponent of women in the workforce. From hiring its first female employee in 1885 to appointing its first female director in 1947, New York Life has been a trailblazer in its commitment to diversity and inclusivity. Today, women make up 58% of New York Life’s workforce and 36% of its board.
Topics: Diversity & Inclusivity New York
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Nicholas MacDonald got into the financial services industry by an uncommon route. After completing his bachelor’s degree in philosophy and political science, he found a financial research firm looking for philosophy majors. He applied and became the office's Asia specialist. Soon, his interest in China led to an international move.