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Welcome to LIMRA's Compensation Resource Center!

Tap into LIMRA’s United States and Canadian sales compensation research, meetings, and news to guide and grow sales by financial professionals.   

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Meet the Team

Donna B. Chaffin, M.B.A., FLMI

Associate Research Director, Distribution Research

Chaffin is responsible for research on affiliated distribution channels, including agency-building and multiple-line exclusive agent channels. She serves as project director for studies on field compensation design and pay practices, as well as topical research in response to the needs of LIMRA members. She is also the co-staff representative for LIMRA’s Financial Management Research Committee.

Chaffin, who joined LIMRA in 1989, earned her bachelor's degree from Green Mountain College and her M.B.A. from Rensselaer at Hartford.

Work Phone: (860) 285-7821

Kathleen E. Krozel, LLIF, FLMI, ARP

Research Director, Distribution Research

Krozel manages the direct sales force (i.e., career and multiple line exclusive agent) distribution research program for LIMRA. Her team is responsible for some of LIMRA’s longest-standing benchmarking studies, providing research on field performance (recruiting and retention) and distribution financial management (cost and compensation).  Krozel’s primary expertise is distribution economics, but she has also directed projects covering field leader compensation, field benefits, and other topical issues in response to the needs of LIMRA’s membership.

Krozel serves as co-staff representative to LIMRA’s Financial Management Research Committee and acts as a research liaison for several of LIMRA’s committees and study groups.

Krozel joined LIMRA in 1985. She received her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Central Connecticut State University and earned her LIMRA Leadership Institute Fellow (LLIF) designation in 2015.

Work Phone: (860) 285-7837

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