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LIMRA Announces 2018 Rising Stars of Marketing and Communications Under 40

WINDSOR, Conn., August 16, 2018 - LIMRA today announced the winners of its contest to recognize 10 Rising Stars of Marketing and Communications under 40 in the financial services industry. The contest searched for passionate industry professionals who are raising the bar for marketing and communications within their companies.

“Changes in the customer experience, technology alongside new innovation have brought challenges into the marketing and communications world and these winners have met them head on. As young leaders, they have shown creative ways to reach and engage their audiences,” said Lisa Tanen-La Fontaine, chief marketing officer, LIMRA. “We are excited to recognize these creative and strategic professionals and can’t wait to see how they will continue to inspire others in our industry and move us forward.”

The winners will be honored at a reception during LIMRA’s Annual Conference, which will be held Oct. 28-30, 2018, in New York City.  To learn more about the conference, please visit:

To view the winners and read excerpts from their nominations, please visit:  2018’s Rising Stars in Marketing and Communications

  • Megan Brewer

    Social Media Strategist
    Prudential Financial
  • Laura Crisco

    Assistant Vice President, Media Relations

  • Elizabeth Galanos

    Advertising Manager
    Voya Financial
  • Justine Lynch

    Digital Development Manager
    American National

  • Laura Maulucci

    Public Relations Manager
    Voya Financial
  • Erin Meijer

    Director, Thought-Leadership & Content Marketing
    Guardian Life

  • Melissa Musial

    Marketing Research and Data Manager
  • Isaac Norton

    AVP Strategic Marketing
    Sammons Financial Group

  • Ker Tze Hwee

    Brand Manager, Marketing Communications
    AIA Bhd
  • Janelle Walter

    Senior Director of Distribution Marketing

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