2012 Semi-Annual Meeting

October 24, 2012 – Chicago, IL


12:00 PM                           Lunch and Update from the Board


                                           Patrick Rieck

                                           John Hancock Investments

                                           Gene Huxhold

                                           NFP Corporate Services

                                           Tim Black

  • 2012 accomplishments
  • Proposed annual report (design, sections, topic of one-pager, editorial board)
  • Proposed 2013 initiatives (PR and promotion of Professional Advisors, research, positions, industry leadership, practice management, Internal)
  • NAPA relationship committee
  • Status update and next steps
  • How to capitalize on accomplishments and expand usage (update, glossary of terms, designation spreadsheet, other)
  • Topic 1 – State-sponsored retirement plans (2 groups)
  • Topic 2 – Lifetime income / retirement income (2 groups)
  • Topic 3 – Practice financials in a shrinking margin environment (revisit 2012 discussion)

                                           Advisor Search RFP Initiative

                                           Guardian Retirement Solutions

                                           Steve Davis

                                           National Sales Manager

                                           Financial Literacy Initiative

1:45 PM                             Break

2:00 PM                            Position papers input moderated discussion

                                           Next generation of specialist advisors – (e.g. Career path, education, background of new entrants, thoughts on representatives / diversity, aspirations, mode of operation, etc.)

                                           Robert W. Baird & Co.

                                           Sharon Schmid

                                           First Vice President, Retirement Plan Services

                                           Next Steps

4:00 PM                             Adjourn




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