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Robert R. Johnson, PhD, CFA®, CAIA®
President and CEO

Charles (Tip) Cronin III, CLU®, CAP®
Senior Vice President of Advancement

Sophia Duffy, JD, CPA
Associate Dean

Dave Eurich, MS
Chief Product and Innovation Officer

Michael Finke, PhD, CFP®
Chief Academic Officer

Deborah Glenn, MA, SPHR
Vice President, Administration and Chief Human Resources Officer

Keith E. Hickerson, MSM
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Jack C. Hondros, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®
Chief Marketing Officer

Bryan A. Johnson, MSM, CAP®, CISM
Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness

Brian Kain, CLF®
Vice President, Student Experience

Edward M. McEvoy, MSM
Chief Technology Officer

Todd Schoon, JD, CLU®, ChFC®
Executive Consultant, Marketing & Distribution

Gary Tang, CFA®
Chief Financial and Risk Officer

Gary T. "Doc" Huffman, CLU®, ChFC®
(Chair)
Ohio National Financial Services

Andrew G. Aiello, CPA
Merrill Lynch

David M. Anderson
Executive Consultant

Daralee S. Barbera, CFP®, CMFC®,CLF®
Executive Consultant

Wendy A. Benson
MassMutual Financial Group

Scott L. Berlin, FSA
New York Life

Lee V. Bethel, CLU®, CAP®, ChFC®, ChHC, REBC®, RHU®
Comprehensive Benefit Services, Inc.

James J. Carbone, MSFS, MSM, LUTCF, CLU®, ChFC®, CLF®
Principal Financial Group

Ron Carson, CFP®, ChFC®
Carson Wealth Management Group

George I. Connolly, JD, CLU®, ChFC®
Securian Financial Group

J. Scott Davison, CLU®, ChFC®
OneAmerica Financial Partners, Inc.

Anthony J. Domino, Jr., MSFS, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®
Associated Benefit Consultants, LLC

Michael Doughty
John Hancock Insurance

Caroline Feeney, CLU®, ChFC®
Prudential Insurance Co.

Anthony M. Garcia
Foresters

Randall H. Harbert, CLU®
State Farm Insurance Companies

Thomas H. Harris, CLU®, ChFC®
Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co.

John M. Howard
BB&T Insurance Holdings, Inc.

Robert R. Johnson, PhD, CFA®, CAIA®
(Ex Officio)
The American College

Fred H. Jonske, FSA
M Financial Group

Kevin M. Kimbrough, CLU®
Saybrus  Equity Services

Paul A. LaPiana, CFP®
MassMutual Financial

Anne Long
Long Consulting Group

James J. Meehan, MSM
1847 Financial

James A. Mitchell, CLU®, ChFC®
(Retired)IDS Life Insurance Company

Linda S. Need, MSFS, FSA, CFP®, CFA®, CAP®
Past Chair (Ex Officio)
(Retired) Wells Fargo Advisors

Knut A. Olson, CLU®
Thrivent

Tina M. Perrino, JD
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

Robert B. Plybon, CLU®, ChFC®
Plybon & Associates

M. Michael Rooney, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®
AXA Advisors, LLC

Michael Rosenzweig, CLU®, ChFC® 
(ex officio)
Rosenzweig Financial Services

Albert J. "Bud" Schiff, CLU®, CAP®
Alvarez & Marsal

Robert D. Shapiro, CLU®
The Shapiro Network, Inc.

Clara Shih
Hearsay Social

Frederick J. Sievert, MSM
(Retired) New York Life Insurance Co.

Jon S. Stenberg, ChFC®
Ameriprise Financial

Scott Stolz, CFP®
Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Thomas P. Tooley, CLU®, ChFC®
MassMutual Financial

Leo C. Tucker, CLU®
The Washington Group

Michael J. Vietri, CLU®
AMERILIFE

Mary A. Weiss, PhD
Temple University

Robert J. Wernecke, CLU®
ECA Financial Services Inc.

Doyle J. Williams, CLU®, ChFC®
COUNTRY Financial

Michael Rosenzweig, CLU®, ChFC®
Chairman, The American College Foundation
Rosenzweig Financial Services

Eugene LoVasco, JD, CAP®, CLU®
Immediate Past Chair, The American College Foundation
LoVasco Consulting Group

David Andrews, CLU®, ChFC®
Principal

Peter Browne, LUTCF
PRB Wealth Management

Tammy Butts, CLU®, ChFC®
AXA Advisors, LLC

Kristyn Cook-Turner, CLU®
State Farm Insurance

Susan M. Cooper, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®
Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co.

Howard B. Cowan, CLU®, ChFC®
Cowan Financial Group

Charles T. (Tip) Cronin III, CLU®, CAP®
(Ex Officio)
The American College

Michael Davidson, MSM, CLU®, CAP®
(Ex Officio)

Harris Fishman, CLU®, ChFC®
Executive Benefits Network

Lily Fong, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, RICP®
AIG Partners Group

R. David Fritz, Jr., CLU®
Executive Benefits Network

Gary R. "Doc" Huffman, CLU®, ChFC®
Ohio National Financial Services

Michael V. James
Partners Financial

Robert R. Johnson, PhD, CFA®, ChFC®, CAP® 
The American College of Financial Services

Rodger K. Johnson, MSFS, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP® 
Johnson Financial Group

Arnold M. Katz, CLU®
AMK Concepts Inc.

Kelly Kidwell, LUTCF, CLU®, ChFC®
AMK Concepts Inc.

Joseph W. Jordan

Arthur D. Kraus, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®

Capital Intelligence Associates, Inc.

Leon L. Levy, CLU®
Leon L. Levy & Associates

Richard A. Liddy, CLU® (Retired)
General American Life Insurance Co.

Ronald E. Long, CLU®, ChFC®
Sharebridge Private Equity Consolidated

Reginald N. Rabjohns, CLU®, ChFC® 
Rabjohns Financial Group

Albert J. (Bud) Schiff, CLU®, CAP®
Alverez & Marsal - Executive Benefits Consulting

Jayne Schiff, CLU®, ChFC®, REBC®, CAP®, ChHC®
Schiff Benefits Group

Mike Scovel, MSM, CLU®, ChFC®
New York Life

Joel A. Shapiro, MSFS, CLU®, ChFC®
Bartmon, Shapiro and Associates, Inc.

Joseph Sparacio, CLU®, CLF®
MassMutual Financial Group

Gary Tang, CFA
The American College

Margaret M. Towle, PhD, CAIASM, CIMA®, CPWA®
Merrill Lynch

Steven J. Valerius
Ameritas Life Insurance Group

E. Hardy Vaughn, Jr., MSFS, CLU®, ChFC® , CAP®
The Vaughn Group, Inc.

Paul E. Vignone, JD, CLU®, ChFC®
Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company


Emeritus Directors

Brian S. Brown, CLU®, ChFC®
Atlanta, GA

Jarrett L. Davis III, CLU®
Atlanta, GA

Louis P. DiCerbo II, CLU®, ChFC®, LUTCF
DiCerbo PCP and Associates, Inc.

Lee M. Gammill, Jr., CLU®
Ross, CA

Gloria La Grassa, CLU®, ChFC®
Sanibel, FL

James A. Mitchell, CLU®, ChFC®
Minneapolis, MN

William B. Wallace, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®
Bethesda, MD


Staff Directors

Allen Thomas, JD®, CAP®
(Vice President of Advancement)
The American College

Lise Twiford, CAP®
The American College

Heather Davis, JD, CAP®,CLU®, ChFC®,  AEP
President
New York Life

James A. Petersen, MSM, MSFS, CFP®, CLF®, ChFC® , CLU®, CASL®, RICP®, AEP®
Vice President
First Command Financial Services, Inc.

Kevin Baldwin, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®
Second Vice President
One America

Lucas Quaccia, CLU®, ChFC®, CLF®
Secretary
New York Life

Jeffrey S. Barton, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, MSM
Immediate Past President
State Farm

Michael Barry, CLU®, ChFC®, MSFS
New York Life

Matthew Berger, CLF®
Aflac

Jerry Borrowman, MSFS, CLU®, ChFC®, LUTCF, CAP®
Penn Mutual

Richard Paul Dodd, ChFC®, CLU®, MSM, CLF®
Northwestern Mutual

Steven D. Earhart, CFP®, MSFS, CLU®, ChFC®, RICP®
Devon Financial Partners, LLC

Jason Early, ChFC®
Hoopis Performance Network

Diane Hack Gould, MSFS, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®
New York Life

Carrie L. Hall, CLU®, CFP®
New York Life

Robert Hodgkiss, CLU®
New York Life

Regina R. Holmes, CLU®, ChFC®, RICP®
State Farm

Peter Hoopis, CLU®, CLF®, ChFC®
Mass Mutual

Dewane Lewis, Jr., LUTCF, FSS, CLF®
Penn Mutual

Lynnette Muleady, MSM, CLU®
State Farm

John J. Rocco, MSFS, CLU®
New York Life

Jayne N. Schiff, CLU®, ChFC®, REBC®, CAP® ChHC®
Schiff Benefits Group 

Melinda Wilke, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®
Northwestern Mutual
 

Jamie Hopkins, Esq., MBA, LLM, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP®
(Chair)
The American College of Financial Services

Clarisa M. Hernandez, CFP®
North Star Financial 

Quinine Lin, CLTC
Northwestern Mutual

Brandon Levithan CFP®, ChFC®
1847Financial

Jen Sias-Lyke
State Farm Insurance 

Aaron Schaben
Carson Wealth 

Christopher Seabrook
COUNTRY Financial