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NAIFA-MD Presents to Maryland's House Health & Government Operations Committee

By NAIFA-Maryland on 1/20/23 4:38 PM

Members of NAIFA-MD’s Board of Directors recently had the opportunity to speak to Maryland’s House Health and Government Operations Committee during a Health Insurance 101 briefing. Glenn Arrington and Brian Jolles, along with NAIFA-MD lobbyist Brett Lininger, introduced NAIFA-MD as a resource for the financial services industry and shared the value agents and producers bring to the table for helping individuals and companies navigate through the web of healthcare, serving as the trusted advisor for consumers. To watch a recording of the briefing, use this link. NAIFA-MD speaks at 1:59:42.

Networking with NAIFA-Maryland Recap

By NAIFA-Maryland on 11/9/22 4:17 PM

On Wednesday, November 2nd, members and potential members of NAIFA-Maryland enjoyed a few brews and bites at BC Brewery, mingling with the best and brightest insurance and financial advisors in the state! 

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Join NAIFA-FSP for the Advanced Practice Symposium on September 29

By NAIFA-Maryland on 9/21/22 11:15 AM

NAIFA and the Society of Financial Service Professionals are proud to host the return of the Advanced Practice Center Symposium on Thursday, September 29 from 1 to 5 pm eastern. Taking place at The Radnor Hotel in the Greater Philadelphia Area, the event will also be livestreamed for those not in the area. Continuing Education Credits are being offered for both attendance options.

Topics: Networking Continuing Education Grow Your Business

Meetings with Senator Van Hollen's and Senator Cardin's Policy Teams

By NAIFA-Maryland on 9/20/22 11:51 AM

Several NAIFA-Maryland members met with Shivani from Senator Cardin's office and Griffin from Senator Van Hollen’s office recently to provide important input on legislation pending consideration before the U.S. Senate.

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Understanding Social Security

By NAIFA-Maryland on 7/26/22 9:00 AM

NAIFA-Maryland and NAIFA-Greater Washington, D.C. are pleased to present you with a joint continuing education opportunity conducted by Career Insurance, Inc. Join us October 3, 2022 virtually on Zoom from 1:00 - 4:00 pm for Understanding Social Security, a webinar presented by Rick Weston! 3 Hours of CE Credit.

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By Ronan Friend on 7/8/22 2:49 AM

For Nicholas Lamanna, serving his hardworking clients is a passion both inside and outside of the office.

Topics: Member Spotlight New Member Profile Membership
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By Ronan Friend on 7/8/22 2:40 AM

In 2012, Michael Case was working in sales and looking for a new career. In the process of administering his father’s estate, he was working with several financial service professionals and found their work intriguing. After a few conversations with the managing director at Northwestern Mutual, he decided to join Northwestern Mutual as a financial advisor.

Topics: Member Spotlight Loyal Member Loyal Member Profile
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NAIFA-Maryland Race to Success Wrap Up

By NAIFA-Maryland on 6/14/22 1:06 PM

NAIFA-Maryland came together on June 9 for "Race to Success," held at the Maryland Jockey Club in Laurel. This event was the first time coming together in-person since before the pandemic began. The day began with breakfast followed by a program that included speakers Senator Pam Beidle, Brian Haney, Paul Dougherty and more.

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NAIFA Welcomes New Member Cliff Kwartner

By NAIFA-Maryland on 6/9/22 12:10 AM

When Cliff Kwartner was studying business administration in college, he didn’t know what he wanted to do. When he graduated, he narrowed his job offers down to two positions: mortgage broker or insurance agent. He decided to go into insurance because he saw it as a career rather than just a job. It was 2008—he made the right choice. 

Making a Difference

Kwartner loved his career from the start—he loved talking to new people and helping them plan for the life they wanted. One of the benefits of being an insurance agent is building relationships with others in the industry, says Kwartner. “Your reputation is your biggest asset. If you do good business and you do things the right way, that will go a long way.”

Topics: Member Spotlight New Member Profile
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Last Chance to Register!

By NAIFA-Maryland on 6/2/22 4:02 PM

NAIFA-Maryland's Race to Success is ONE WEEK AWAY! We can't wait to see you June 9th at Maryland Jockey Club for this fantastic (and free!) event. The day will begin at 8:00 am with breakfast, followed by our program. Then spend the afternoon enjoying horse racing and reconnecting with your fellow members!