Falls Church, Va. – The Nationwide Affiliation of Insurance coverage and Monetary Advisors introduced the creation of the Expertise Improvement Middle which focuses on offering private improvement applications to serve each stage of a monetary service skilled’s profession. The brand new Middle was introduced Sept. 14 at NAIFA’s 2019 Efficiency + Function Convention held in Orlando, Florida.
“With a present workforce seeing large numbers of execs leaving the trade every day to retire, we’re confronted with the necessity to develop a brand new technology of economic providers professionals who adhere to a Code of Ethics and work to serve the greater than 90 million American households that NAIFA serves,” acknowledged Kevin Mayeux, CEO of NAIFA.
To create the Middle, NAIFA rapidly tapped its Variety & Inclusion Job Drive that was created 4 years in the past as a part of NAIFA’s 20/20 Strategic Plan. “One of many key driving applications inside the new Middle is the work that has come from the Variety & Inclusion Symposiums,” defined process power member, Wes Booker. “Our work over the past 4 years has produced applications that may assist corporations and businesses in recruiting and retaining a brand new workforce that mirrors the altering face of Most important Road USA. We see the rules of variety & inclusion as basic to evolving the workforce within the monetary providers trade.
Along with providing particular person and company applications for variety & inclusion, the Expertise Improvement Middle additionally bundles in free applications such because the Advisor Ambassador Program that focuses on new advisors, in addition to NAIFA’s Life Underwriter Coaching Council Fellow (LUTCF) and the Life and Annuities Licensed Skilled (LACP). The Management in Life Institute (LILI) will even be housed inside the Expertise Improvement Middle.
The brand new Expertise Improvement Middle is the third Middle launched by NAIFA this yr following the launch of the Restricted & Prolonged Care Planning Middle for long-term care and the renamed Enterprise Efficiency Middle for advisors in superior markets.
The Expertise Improvement Middle is a part of NAIFA’s implementation of its new model technique which can launch in 2020 as a part of the celebration of NAIFA’s 130th anniversary.