Forum 400 Committees



Forum 400's volunteer committees work directly with the Board of Directors on various aspects within the organization to sustain our integrity and purpose. The Forum 400 president appoints committee chairs each January at the Annual Meeting.

Membership Committee

Membership Chair: Eamon Walsh
Staff contact: Joann DeNardis

The Membership Committee develops a membership model that reflects shared values, common interests and synergy for life insurance producers. The committee uses data and analysis from membership research to formulate the membership model.

Year-Round Education Committee

Chair: Vince D'Addona, CLU, ChFC, MSFS, AEP, RICP
Staff contact: Amy Cheng

The Year-Round Education Committee develops strategies and tools to provide the top life insurance professionals in the business value and education on a year-round basis through Sales Strategies 365.

2019 Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee

Chair: Brian W. Sak, CFP, CLU, ChFC
Staff contact: Amy Cheng

The Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee ensures Forum 400 continues to produce the highest quality meetings of interest to wealth transfer and creation specialists, emphasizing sharing, peer-to-peer interaction and enhanced use of life insurance products as a wealth management and preservation model.

Annual Meeting Industry Partners Committee

Chair: Ben Rainey
Staff contact: Joann DeNardis

The Annual Meeting Industry Partners Committee leads efforts to identify, contact and present sponsorship opportunities to current and potential industry partners. Additionally, the committee ensures appropriate recognition and expressions of gratitude for industry partner exhibitors and assists staff with relationship-building efforts.

Forum MAX Committee

Co-Chairs: Ham Poyner & Mike Owens
Staff contact: Amy Cheng

The Forum MAX Program Planning Committee ensures Forum 400 continues to produce the highest quality meetings of interest to wealth transfer and creation specialists.