Needham, MA ― Michael Elcock joined approximately 150 other professional insurance agents, advisors, brokers, consultants and employee benefit specialists from across the country in Washington, D.C., to meet with U.S. Senate and U.S. House members and staff as part of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors’ APIC/IFAPAC Training Meeting & Day on the Hill.
Elcock, a local Financial Representative with The Bulfinch Group is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, which sponsored the event.
Elcock joined NAIFA leaders, including IFAPAC, APIC and Government Relations Chairs; Association Presidents and Executives; NAIFA CEO Dr. Susan Waters; NAIFA President John Nichols; and members of NAIFA's Board of Trustees for the three-day event.
Goals for the event included raising awareness for NAIFA’s advocacy programs – IFAPAC and APIC; getting up-to-date on NAIFA’s federal legislative issues and the political landscape; and meeting with members of Congress to discuss tax reform, health care reform and the role advisors play in securing the financial success and security of Main Street Americans.
“I met Joseph P. Kennedy III, U.S. Representative” said Elcock. “It is vital that we make these contacts on Capitol Hill and to share with our Representatives and Senators how important the insurance and financial services that we provide to our clients are to our families, our communities and our country’s economy.”
IFAPAC is one of the largest PACs in the insurance industry and ranks among the top tier of all 4,600 PACs registered with the Federal Election Commission. Active, informed constituents communicating directly with their members of Congress is the basis of APIC, NAIFA’s political involvement program.
Michael Elcock, Registered Representative of Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), 160 Gould Street, Suite 310, Needham, MA 02494. Securities products/services and advisory services offered through PAS, 781-449-4402. Financial Representative, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), New York, NY. PAS is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Guardian. The Bulfinch Group is not an affiliate or subsidiary of PAS or Guardian. Life insurance offered through The Bulfinch Group Insurance Agency, LLC, an affiliate of The Bulfinch Group, LLC. The Bulfinch Group, LLC is not licensed to sell insurance.
PAS is a member FINRA, SIPC.
Founded in 1890 as The National Association of Life Underwriters (NALU), NAIFA is one of the nation’s oldest and largest associations representing the interests of insurance professionals from every Congressional district in the United States. NAIFA members assist consumers by focusing their practices on one or more of the following: life insurance and annuities, health insurance and employee benefits, multiline, and financial advising and investments. NAIFA’s mission is to advocate for a positive legislative and regulatory environment, enhance business and professional skills, and promote the ethical conduct of its members.