GAMA WHO?

GAMA International is the only association dedicated to ­promoting the professional ­development needs of management in the insurance and ­financial ­services industry. GAMA International is the only volunteer organization that focuses on the agency building tasks and skills of ­successful career agencies/firms. GAMA International’s mission is

TO ADVOCATE the value-added role of field leadership in the ­ethical ­distribution of financial products and services.

TO SERVE the professional ­development needs of indivi­duals and companies engaged in building the distribution of financial products and ­services.

TO ACT as a catalyst to ­connect ­companies and ­distribution management in the insurance and financial services ­industry.

“Activating the Mission”

  • Provide members with world-class education and ­training RESOURCES.
  • Build RELATIONSHIPS with peer professionals.
  • RECOGNIZE members for achieving standards of ­excellence in distribution ­management.
  • Promote growth through ­industry LEADERSHIP ­opportunities.
  • Conduct world-class, ­practitioner-based RESEARCH on the art and ­science of distribution management.

“Mission Accomplished”

By fulfilling our mission, GAMA International will contribute to the development of a more knowledgeable­,­­ competent, ­productive, skilled and recognized field ­distribution leader.

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Daralee S. Barbera, ChFC CFP CLF CMFC : President

Daralee S. Barbera, ChFC CFP CLF CMFC

President

Waddell & Reed

Robert J. Fashano, M.S.F.S., CLU ChFC : President-Elect

Robert J. Fashano, M.S.F.S., CLU ChFC

President-Elect

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Timothy P. Schmidt, CLF FIC LUTCF : Vice President

Timothy P. Schmidt, CLF FIC LUTCF

Vice President

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans

Mark Bonnett : Secretary

Mark Bonnett

Secretary

Securian Financial Group

William D. Pollakov, CLU ChFC : Treasurer

William D. Pollakov, CLU ChFC

Treasurer

MassMutual Financial Group

Howard J. Elias : Immediate Past President

Howard J. Elias

Immediate Past President

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Richard T. Cleary, CLTC : GAMA Foundation Vice Chair

Richard T. Cleary, CLTC

GAMA Foundation Vice Chair

John Hancock Financial Network

Michael D. Becker, ChFC LUTCF : Leaders of Today and Tomorrow Committee Chair

Michael D. Becker, ChFC LUTCF

Leaders of Today and Tomorrow Committee Chair

Mutual of Omaha

Lily Fong, M.B.A., CLU ChCF CASL : International Taskforce Chair

Lily Fong, M.B.A., CLU ChCF CASL

International Taskforce Chair

American General Life and Accident Insurance Company

Daniel L. Lawrence, CLU ChFC CFFM : Recognition Committee Chair

Daniel L. Lawrence, CLU ChFC CFFM

Recognition Committee Chair

Modern Woodmen of America

Timothy P. Murray, CLU ChFC : GAMA Resource Network Committee Chair

Timothy P. Murray, CLU ChFC

GAMA Resource Network Committee Chair

OneAmerica ®Financial Partners

Chris Noonan, CLU ChFC : Product Distribution and Sales Committee Chair

Chris Noonan, CLU ChFC

Product Distribution and Sales Committee Chair

AXA Advisors

Keith Ryniak, CLF LUTCF : Membership Committee Chair

Keith Ryniak, CLF LUTCF

Membership Committee Chair

American Family Insurance

Maurice B. Springer, CLF : Professional Development Committee Chair

Maurice B. Springer, CLF

Professional Development Committee Chair

New York Life Insurance Company

Wanda Witherspoon : Volunteer Development Committee Chair

Wanda Witherspoon

Volunteer Development Committee Chair

State Farm Insurance Companies