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James P. Ballot

Senior Advisor, Strategic Communications

Michael Barry

Senior Vice President, Media Relations & Public Affairs

Brent Carris

Research Assistant

Katrina Cheung

Communications Manager

William Davis

Georgia Media Relations

Rita El-Hakim

Manager - Operations and Office Services

Laura L. Favinger

Chief Administrative Officer

Mary-Anne Firneno

Research Manager

Valerie Germain

Executive Assistant

Jennifer Ha

Head of Editorial and Publications

Dr. Robert P. Hartwig, CPCU

Immediate Past President & Special Consultant

Sean Kevelighan

President and Chief Executive Officer

Charlene Lewis

Web Content Manager

Shorna Lewis

Director - Operations

Chi Wai Lima

Creative Director

James Lynch, FCAS MAAA

Chief Actuary, Vice President of Research and Education

Lynne McChristian

Florida Media Relations

Kristin Palmer

Chief Communications Officer

Marielle Rodriguez

Brand and Design Coordinator

Janet Ruiz

California Media Relations

Maria Sassian

Research Manager

Deena Snell

Membership Director

Dr. Steven N. Weisbart, CLU

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist