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Inaugural Class Completes Globally-Recognized Designation


ATLANTA – January 30, 2017 – LOMA recently awarded the Associate, Secure Retirement Institute® (ASRI®) designation to its inaugural class of nearly 800 designees, highlighting the progress made with the association’s retirement education program and its positive impact on industry employees and organizations worldwide.

“Achieving this professional milestone is certainly a proud moment for those in our inaugural ASRI class,” said Katherine C. Milligan, FLMI, ACS, senior vice president of LOMA’s Education and Training Division. “These professionals around the world, representing 133 companies throughout 18 countries, have demonstrated a commitment to their personal career development and the retirement industry.”

LOMA’s Secure Retirement Institute awards the ASRI designation to those who complete six required courses within the Fellow, Secure Retirement Institute® (FSRI®) curriculum. The program is uniquely focused on the retail and institutional aspects of the retirement business. Professionals in operations, technology, customer service and marketing benefit from this effective eLearning program by gaining a deeper understanding of the complex challenges within the retirement market.  Their employers also benefit as these individuals leverage their increased knowledge and insight of the retirement sector in their day-to-day responsibilities, often resulting in greater efficiencies and improved customer satisfaction.

“Our inaugural class of nearly 800 ASRI designees affirms that our program is on the mark,” said Gary Lineberry, managing director, LOMA Retirement Education Solutions. “The program has experienced incredible growth and is fast becoming one of the leading education designations for head office associates in the retirement industry.”


For a complete listing of designees in the ASRI Inaugural Class, visit



About LOMA

Established in 1924, with nearly 1,200 member companies in over 80 countries, LOMA is committed to a business partnership with its world-wide members in the insurance and financial services industry to improve their management and operations through quality employee development, research, information sharing and related products and services. To find out more about LOMA and the learning opportunities it offers, visit

About LIMRA LOMA Secure Retirement Institute

The LIMRA LOMA Secure Retirement Institute provides comprehensive, unbiased research and education about all aspects within the retirement industry to improve retirement readiness and promote retirement security.  For information on the LIMRA LOMA Secure Retirement Institute, visit:

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