Faisa Stafford is president and CEO of the nonprofit Life Happens, having previously served for more than 10 years as Life Happens’ COO and CFO. She began with the organization in 2003, and has maintained her focus on increasing efficiencies and implementing technology to streamline processes to better serve the industry and Life Happens’ members.
Jon Voegele, ChFC, CLU, CASL, LUTCF, is agency vice president for COUNTRY Financial in Bloomington Ill., overseeing the Illinois region, with 975 financial reps. He began with COUNTRY in 1989. He’s active in GAMA, NAIFA and the Bloomington-Normal Boys & Girls Club.
Mike Weintraub has been in the insurance business since 1967, and began working with company-sponsored retirement plans in 1969. He started a third-party administration company in 1973.
Barbara Pietrangelo, CFP, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF, RFC, CLTC, has been with Prudential in Grand Rapids, Mich., for more than 27 years and specializes in retirement planning. She was the president of the MDRT Foundation in 2012.
Erik Miller, CLU, is life products strategist at Thrivent in Minneapolis and has more than 15 years in the financial-services industry.