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EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM

George Nichols III
President and CEO

Chad Patrizi, PhD
Executive Vice President and Provost

Todd M. Schoon, JD, CLU®, ChFC®
Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor to the President

Deborah Eskridge Glenn, MA, MSM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Vice President, Administration, and Chief Human Resources Officer

Stephen J. Grourke, CAP®, CFRE
Senior Vice President, Advancement and Alumni Relations

James N. Katsaounis, MS​
Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Edward M. McEvoy, MSM
Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Planning Officer, Information Technology

Mark Montgomery​, CFA®, CPA
Chief Financial and Risk Officer

David Stoeffel, CLU®, ChFC®
Senior Vice President, Business Development

 

LEADERSHIP ADVISORY COUNCIL

Grady Batchelor, DMgt
Associate Vice President, Institute for Teaching and Learning

Karla Callendar, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Assistant Vice President, Human Resources & Administration

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

Sophia Duffy, JD, CPA
Assistant Vice President and Director of Compliance

Dave Eurich, MS
Vice President, Business Development

Nicole Harding
Assistant Vice President, Advancement Services

Gwen Hall, PhD
Associate Provost for Student Experience, and Vice President

Kathleen Irwin, PhD
Associate Provost for Faculty and Curriculum, and Vice President

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

Kirk Okumura, MSFS, ChFC®
Professor of Practice, Granum Chair in Practice Management, and Director, FSCP® Program

Scott L. Berlin, FSA​
New York Life Insurance

Christopher O. Blunt, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®
Fidelity & Guaranty Life

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

J. Scott Davison, CLU®, ChFC®
Chair
OneAmerica

Edward G. Deutschlander, CLU®, CLF®
North Star Resource Group

Matt Foran
The Hartford

Timothy J. Gerend, JD
Northwestern Mutual

Randall H. Harbert, CLU®
State Farm

 

Salene Hitchcock-Gear, JD
Prudential

John M. Howard
Vice Chair​
BB&T

Rodger K. Johnson, MSFS, ChFC®, CLU®, CFP®, CAP®
Chair, Foundation Board (Ex Officio)
Johnson Financial Group

Fred H. Jonske, FSA
Insurex

James J. Meehan, MSM
Immediate Past Chair
1847 Financial

George Nichols III
(Ex Officio)
The American College of Financial Services

 

Knut A. Olson, CLU®
National Guardian Life

Ron Ransom
Nationwide Financial

Todd M. Schoon, JD, CLU®, ChFC®
(Ex Officio)
The American College of Financial Services

Frederick J. Sievert
New York Life

Westley V. Thompson, CLU®
M Financial Group

Mary A. Weiss, PhD
Temple University

 

Susan M. Cooper, MSM, CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®, CAP®, RICP®
Prudential

Michael Davidson, MSM, CLU®, CAP®

J. Scott Davison, CLU®, ChFC®
Chair, Board of Trustees (Ex Officio)
OneAmerica

R. David Fritz, Jr. CLU®
Immediate Past Chair
Executive Benefits Network

Michael V. James
NFP Life Solutions

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

George Nichols III
(Ex Officio)
The American College of Financial Services

Michael Rosenzweig, CLU®, ChFC®
Rosenzweig Financial Services

Brian S. Brown, CLU®, ChFC®

Peter C. Browne, LUTCF®
PRB Wealth Management

Andrew J. Bucklee, CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®
Lincoln Financial

Michael Corey, LUTCF®
MJC Venture, Inc.

Patrick Corey
The Corey Search Group

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

Harris Fishman, CLU®, CAP®
MassMutual

Lee M. Gammill, Jr. CLU®

 

Gloria LaGrassa, CLU®, ChFC®

Leyla Lesina, CLU®, ChFC®
Guardian

Richard A. Liddy, CLU®
General American Life

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

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

Reginald N. Rabjohns, CLU®, ChFC®

Phillips C. Richards, CLU®, RHU®, CFP®
North Star Resource Group

J. Greg Reber
Pacific Life

 

Albert J. (Bud) Schiff, CAP®, CLU®, RICP®
Alvarez & Marsals

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

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

Paul E. Vignone, JD, CLU®, ChFC®, LLM
Penn Mutual

William B. Wallace, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®

Robert J. Wernecke, CLU®

 

Andrew G. Aiello, CPA
Boulevard Insurance Strategies

Anurag Chandra

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

John DiMonda, CLU®, ChFC®
Lincoln Financial

Joseph W. Jordan

Arnold M. Katz, CLU®
AMK Concepts, Inc.

Kelly Kidwell, LUTCF®, ChFC®, CLU®
Pacific Advisors

Kevin M. Kimbrough, CLU®, ChFC®
Saybrus Equity Services

Paul A. LaPiana, CFP®
MassMutual

 

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

Ronald E. Long, CLU®, ChFC®

Eugene F. LoVasco, JD, CPA, CLU®
Lovasco Consulting Group

Blake Mohr, CPA
Capitas Financial

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

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

Aaron Seurkamp
Protective Life Insurance Co.

Kurt J. Shallow
Ameritas

 

Clara Shih
Hearsey Systems

Joseph Sparacio, LUTCF®, CLU®, ChFC®
MassMutual

Jon S. Stenberg, ChFC®
Symetra Life

Thomas P. Tooley, CLU®, ChFC®
MassMutual

Leo C. Tucker, CLU®, CLF®
The Washington Group

Steven J. Valerius
Ameritas

Michael J. Vietri, CLU®
AmeriLife

 

Kevin Baldwin, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®
Immediate Past President
B & L Financial Architects

Jim Petersen, Ph.D., CFP®, CLF®, ChFC®, CLU®, CASL®, RICP®, WMCP®, CRPC®, CAP®, AEP®, CPBC®
Emeritus Member
First Command Financial Services, Inc.

Lucas J. Quaccia, CLU®, ChFC®, CLF®
President
New York Life

Matthew E. Schiff, CLU®, ChFC®, WMCP®
Vice President
Schiff Benefits Group, LLC

Kate Michaels, CLF®, CLU®
Second Vice President
Northwestern Mutual 

John Shull, MA, ChFC®
Secretary
Meridian Leadership Coaching 

Leslie Calkins, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, RICP®, MSFS, CAP®
State Farm

Raymond G. Caucci, ChFC®, FSA
The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company

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

Darin S. Fass, CLU®, CLF®
New York Life

Diane Hack Gould, MSFS, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®, ChSNC®
D.H. Gould Company

Peter H. Hoopis, CLU®, CLF®, ChFC®
New York Life 

Andrew Komarow, MSFS, CFP®, AEP®, AIF®, BFA™, CAP®, CASL®, ChFC®, ChSNC®, CLU®, FSCP®, REBC®, RHU®, RICP®
Planning Across The Spectrum

Joanna Marker, CLU®, CLF®​​
Northwestern Mutual

John Rocco, MSFS, CLU®
Emeritus Member
New York Life

Jayne N. Schiff, MSFS, CLU®, ChFC®, REBC®, CAP®, ChHC®, MPS
Emeritus Member
Schiff Benefits Group, LLC 

Michaela Scott, MSFS, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, RICP®
Borislow Insurance

Kimberly Turner, Ph.D., MSFS, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, CAP®, AEP®
National Financial Group

 

Ross A. Riskin, CPA/PFS, CCFC​
(Chair)
The American College of Financial Services

Matt Aaron, CFP®
Aaron Financial

Kyle Bain
1847Financial

Natalie Cooper
New York Life

Clarisa M. Hernandez, CFP®, ChFC®
North Star Financial 

Alanah Phillips
Lincoln Financial Network

Sahil Punamia
Netflix / The Aspiring Professional

Christopher Seabrook, RICP®
COUNTRY Financial

Robert Westley, CPA/PFS, CFP®
Northern Trust

Ann Yeung
Northwestern Mutual