Press Releases


14
Aug 2017

OAK BROOK, IL August 9, 2017 — The American Fraternal Alliance (Alliance), the national trade association representing 63 fraternal benefit societies in the U.S. and Canada, applauds the adoption by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners Executive and Plenary Committee (NAIC) of an Alliance-proposed amendment to the existing Principle-Based Reserving Small Company Exemption (PBR SCE). The amendment will exempt truly small life insurers from complying with burdensome and unnecessary reserving regulations that do not make sense for the insurers or the regulators responsible for their oversight.

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26
Jun 2017
The American Fraternal Alliance Announces Keynote Speakers and Program for Its 2017 Annual Meeting

OAK BROOK, IL, June 26, 2017 – The American Fraternal Alliance is pleased to announce the keynote speakers and program for its 2017 Annual Meeting, September 6-8, 2017, at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Arizona.

“We take the job of providing our members with the finest quality professional education and programming very seriously,” said Joseph Annotti, President and CEO of the American Fraternal Alliance. “We work all year to develop a program that will help our member societies stay ahead of the curve on issues like strategic planning and compliance with......

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05
Jun 2017

OAK BROOK, IL — The American Fraternal Alliance, the national trade association representing approximately 63 fraternal benefit societies, is pleased to announce the hiring of Taylor Conrad as its new Membership and Marketing Coordinator.

As the Membership and Marketing Coordinator, Conrad will work to further support marketing efforts to communicate the value of membership, promote products and services, encourage member engagement, and to aid with data-driven products related to public affairs efforts.

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10
May 2017

Becoming a female CEO in the insurance industry takes expertise, courage, and perseverance.  Becoming one in the conservative fraternal system takes even more.  Hear from two highly respected women who run societies as CEO or President and from another who is a rising star.  Learn about the obstacles they have faced along the way and how their experiences give them a unique perspective as they cultivate female executives at their own......

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27
Apr 2017

Members societies come together to re-imagine a century-old concept to appeal to community-minded millennials.

OAK BROOK, IL — The American Fraternal Alliance (the Alliance), the national trade association representing 63 fraternal benefit societies in the U.S. and Canada, is excited to announce that it is moving forward with an initiative to create a “fraternal branding” program for its members.

“The Alliance membership has spent the past couple of years studying ways to reinvigorate and grow our niche in the insurance industry,” said Joseph Annotti,

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27
Apr 2017

OAK BROOK, IL — The American Fraternal Alliance, the national trade association representing 64 fraternal benefit societies, is pleased to announce the promotion of Allison Koppel to the position of Chief Operations Officer (COO).

As the COO, Koppel will serve as the Alliance’s number-two executive and will be responsible guiding the organization’s strategic initiatives under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and monitoring and managing the Alliance’s risk management plan.

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27
Apr 2017

OAK BROOK, IL — The American Fraternal Alliance, the national trade association representing 64 fraternal benefit societies in the U.S. and Canada, is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrea Litewski, MPA to the position of Director of Education.

As the Director, Litewski will lead the association’s efforts in the development of educational events and opportunities for its member societies and members of their staff and boards. She will also develop,

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