2019 Spring Symposium

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The SuperConnection Event for Fraternal Executives

Three tracks of workshops provide valuable takeaways, and formal and informal networking activities allow attendees to further customize their educational experience!

2019 Spring Symposium Tracks (Tentative)

Communications & Community Service

Audience: Communications, Marketing, Fraternal, Sales

  • Benchmarking Member Engagement – Alliance Survey Recap
  • Telling Your Story to Consumers, Lawmakers and the Media
  • Partnering with Other Organizations in Big Ways
  • Social Media Activities That Work
  • Turning Your Chapter Leaders into Advocates and Ambassadors


Audience: CEOs, other C Suite, Board Chairs, Members of Executive Committees

  • Recruiting Better Board Members
  • Regulator Relations and Good Governance
  • Modifying Conventions & Adding Regional Member Events
  • Chapter Relations (governance-focused topics)
  • Acquainting Board Members with the Strategic Planning Process


Audience: Product, IT, Sales, Finance, C Suite

  • Rethinking Your Product Mix
  • Sales Force Realities and Solutions
  • Investing in People, Hardware and Software
  • Low Tech/High Tech Tools for Agents
  • The Economy


Confirmed Speakers as of Nov. 30 – Check Back Regularly; Panelists Confirmed Daily!

  • Sharon Brosnan, Director, Government Affairs, Thrivent Financial
  • George Juba, President, GCU
  • Dave Kessler, IT Manager, Royal Neighbors of America
  • Nate Lamusga, Director of Member Engagement, Catholic United Financial
  • Kelsey Logan, FLMI, Member Programs Manager, Western Fraternal Life
  • Todd Martin, Stinson Leonard
  • Kristen Mueller, Vice President, HR & Compliance, Catholic Financial Life
  • Linda Pederson, Fraternal Director, Sons of Norway
  • Timothy Percic, President, AMLA
  • Steve Reindl, Senior VP Finance / Secretary, National Mutual Benefit
  • Timothy M. Saccoccia, Senior Policy Director, Knights of Columbus
  • Jill Lain Weaver, MA, APR, LLIF, FLMI, FIC, AC, Chief Fraternal Officer, Modern Woodmen of America


May 28, 2019 - May 30, 2019


Registration Open


Loews Chicago O’Hare
5300 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018 United States