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Ryan Vlasin

Ryan has worked as a pharmacist for eight years and has a lot of experience helping patients better understand how their insurance covers their prescriptions. 

Michael Yasi

An employee of UnitedHealthcare for 10 years, Mike is responsible for strategic DSNP sales planning and deployment within a matrix now enjoying unprecedented DSNP sales across all Central states.

Steve Sommer, CRPC®

As an IDG Sales Manager Steve supports the Independent Distribution for Minnesota Life and Securian Life Insurance Company. Steve has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry in Personal Production, Sales Management, RVP and Sales Director roles.

Richard Bishop

Following in the footsteps of his father, who joined MetLife in 1955, Richard started his career in the insurance industry in 1980 and, over the last 36 years, has spent the majority of his career within the roles of Managing Director as well as Brokerage Manager. Richard, with his wife, Michelle, and their four daughters reside in Maryville, TN. 

Tom Parkin

Tom graduated with a BS in marketing and an MBA from Northwest Missouri State University. He started in insurance selling for a well-known health insurance company.

Keynote Speaker: Janet Trautwein

Janet Trautwein is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU). Her health policy expertise has made her a nationally known speaker and media source who has testified before Congress on health insurance issues.

Dan Drennen

After 21 years working in retail management for a music chain, and having lived on both sides of the United States, Dan switched career paths and entered the insurance industry 18 years ago. 

Chris McDonald

As the Managing Director of Annuity and Institutional Sales, Chris uses his decade of experience in the business to offer value-added services that may be outside of clients’ normal scope of offerings, yet are integral parts of the retirement planning process.

Keynote Speaker: Joe Ross

Joe Ross is the Vice President, Sales Productivity and Business Development, Life Insurance for AIG Life and Retirement (AIGLR). He develops and delivers sales concepts and strategies that help agents, advisors and teams improve core selling skills and. maximize productivity.

Mitch Anderson, CLU

Mitch Anderson is a national vice president and relationship manager for Athene Annuity and Life Company. In addition to managing national accounts, Mitch also manages the New York Region for Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company of New York.

Diego Coig

Diego has been with Ameritas since July 2012 wholesaling ancillary products (Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability) to independent General Agencies and Field Marketing Organizations throughout the United States. His focuses on creating sales opportunities by recruiting and developing new partnerships and getting them into production.

Jeff Ditsworth

Your regional sales representative, Jeff Ditsworth, can customize services and training to help meet the needs of each agent who has placed a commitment with North American. Jeff can also assist you in determining case placement, sales strategies, and active recruiting.