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WINDSOR, Conn. August 04, 2022 – The 2022 LIMRA Annual Conference will feature a panel of executives from diverse segments of financial services, who will explore the various factors affecting the life insurance industry and its profitability. The event will be held at the Marriott Marquis Chicago on Oct. 16 – 18, 2022.

The panel will provide their unique insights on the impact of inflation and rising interest rates on growth, the expanding market share of private equity, the consequences of COVID-19, and the challenges of a very competitive talent market. The panel will be moderated by Mary Jane Fortin, executive vice president and chief commercial officer for Thrivent. Panelists include:

Additionally, economists Austan Goolsbee and Christina Romer, both former chairs of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, will provide an economic update that can help industry leaders navigate market volatility, inflation, and other economic challenges. Goolsbee also served on the Board of Education for the City of Chicago. Romer, a professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, helped formulate a response to the 2008 financial crisis and contributed to the President’s health reform legislation.

Other main-stage speakers include:

“This is an important time for our industry,” said David Levenson, president and CEO, LIMRA and LOMA. “And so we’ve pulled together an extraordinary set of speakers and breakouts to help senior leaders capitalize on all of the opportunities in front of them.”

LIMRA’s flagship event is one of the largest gatherings of senior executives representing diverse sectors of the financial services industry, including life, annuities, and workplace benefits. Attendees will have opportunities to network and learn from forward-thinking experts.

Members of the press are welcome to attend the event at no cost. Please email the media contacts below for more details.

For more information on the 2022 LIMRA Annual Conference including registration and agenda, visit:

At LIMRA and LOMA, the health and welfare of our attendees are our highest priorities. Therefore, attendees must be up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccines as defined by the CDC. This policy is subject to change based on CDC guidelines, state, and city regulations.




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