Rhonda Knudson joined 1,000 other professional insurance agents, advisors, brokers, consultants and employee benefit specialists from across the country in Washington, D.C., April 8-9 to meet with U.S. Senate and U.S. House members and staff as part of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisor’s Congressional Conference.
Knudson, a local American Family Insurance agent, and State Government Relations chair of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, which sponsored the event.
Knudson joined NAIFA leaders, including IFAPAC, APIC and Government Relations Chairs; Association Presidents and Executives; NAIFA CEO Dr. Susan Waters; NAIFA President Rob Smith; and members of NAIFA’s Board of Trustees for the event.
Congressional Conference attendees talked to their members of Congress about the importance of life insurance, annuities, and employee benefits to the clients and the U.S. economy. Life insurance products account for 20 percent of Americans’ long-term savings. The life insurance industry pays out $1.5 billion each day and supports 2.5 million jobs.
“I met with Tim Huelskamp and the other 5 members of congresses legislative assistants,” said Knudson, “It’s so important to 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 families, our communities and our country’s economy.”