American Council of Life Insurers Appoints Katherine Trinidad as Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs
Feb 23 16
American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) President and CEO Dirk Kempthorne announced the appointment of Katherine Trinidad as senior vice president, communications and public affairs. Trinidad has more than 20 years of experience as a communications professional and journalist. She joins ACLI from Lockheed Martin, where she most recently worked as the director of worldwide media relations. Trinidad also spent six years at NASA, serving as the agency's news chief and spearheading outreach for the Space Shuttle and International Space Station programs. In addition, Trinidad held reporting and producing positions at CNN, Reuters, WJZ-TV in Baltimore and WMAQ- AM in Chicago.
American Council of Life Insurers Announces Executive Changes
Sep 22 15
American Council Of Life Insurers announced staff promotions that will bolster ACLI's advocacy efforts on behalf of the life insurance industry and its policyholders. In Federal Relations, Senior Vice President Maurice Perkins has been promoted to lead ACLI's outreach efforts with Congress and the executive branch. Mr. Perkins began working at ACLI in 2005, focusing on financial services issues. Most recently, he was the interim head of ACLI Federal Relations. ACLI also promoted Alane Dent, who joined ACLI in 2004, to Vice President & Deputy, Federal Relations. Previously, Ms. Dent served as Vice President, Federal Relations, Taxes & Retirement Security and coordinated Capitol Hill advocacy efforts on issues affecting annuities, IRAs, 401(k)s and other retirement security products. In her new role, she will work with Mr. Perkins in leading ACLI's Federal Relations team. Pete Bautz is ACLI's new Senior Vice President, Taxes & Retirement Security. Mr. Bautz joined ACLI in 2010 as Vice President, Taxes & Retirement Security. Most recently, he was the interim head of ACLI Taxes & Retirement Security. In his new capacity, Mr. Bautz will oversee initiatives to educate U.S. regulators about the life insurance industry's tax structure and how it benefits policyholders seeking financial and retirement security. ACLI also enhanced its member relations efforts with the promotion of Nancy Moon to Vice President, Member Relations. Ms. Moon has been with ACLI since 2004. In her elevated role, she will help ensure ACLI member companies continue to value their association with ACLI. In ACLI's Research Department, Jiangmei Wang has been promoted to Director, Research. Ms. Wang has been with ACLI's research team since 2000. And Kyle Ritter, who joined ACLI in 2013, has been promoted to Policy Analyst, adding to his current responsibilities as Information Resource Specialist. As part of an experienced team, Ms. Wang and Mr. Ritter will conduct research in support of ACLI's advocacy efforts on key legislative and regulatory matters.
American Council of Life Insurers Appoints Larry Burton as Chief Operating Officer
Aug 17 15
American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) announced the appointment of Larry Burton as chief operating officer. He will join ACLI on August 24, 2015. Mr. Burton will coordinate ACLI's state, federal and international advocacy and report to Governor Kempthorne. From 2012 to 2015, Mr. Burton was senior vice president of government affairs at CVS Health. Prior to that, starting in 2004, he served as executive director of the Business Roundtable.