Dennis M. Dean, CLU, LUTCF Selected as President of NAIFA-Illinois

Dennis M. Dean, CLU, LUTCF, an agent with Strategic Financial Group, Inc. in Chicago, Il., has been elected 2023 President of the Illinois chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA).

The NAIFA-Illinois President, along with the association's Board of Directors develops strategies and provides oversight to ensure the continued success of the state chapter. The President helps set the chapter's agenda and works to advance the chapter's mission to advocate for a positive legislative and regulatory environment, enhance business and professional skills, and promote the ethical conduct of NAIFA members within the state.

NAIFA members adhere to a strong code of ethics that requires them to work in the best interests of their clients. They work with Main Street USA consumers to improve their financial literacy, offer financial risk protection, help them prepare for secure retirements, and allow them to leave financial legacies.

"NAIFA has been an important part of my success and has helped me serve my clients better," said Dean. "It's an honor for me to support my professional association, and I am pleased to be able to contribute to the success of my fellow NAIFA members. Ensuring that NAIFA-Illinois remains a strong, vital organization is crucial for our industry as well for agents and advisors and consumers in our state."

Dean has been a loyal NAIFA member since 2007. He began his insurance career as a property and casualty agent in Cleveland, Ohio in 1986, and joined Strategic Financial group in April, 2017. His practice focuses on helping individuals, entrepreneurs and businesses achieve their personal and business financial goals.

Dennis also serves on the board of his local chapter of Kiwanis International. He resides in Lindenhurst, Illinois with his wife, Sharon.

The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors is the preeminent membership association for the multigenerational community of financial professionals in the United States. NAIFA members subscribe to a strong Code of Ethics and represent a full spectrum of financial services practice specialties. They work with families and businesses to help Americans improve financial literacy and achieve financial security. NAIFA provides producers a national community for advocacy, education, and networking along with awards, publications, and leadership opportunities to allow NAIFA members to differentiate themselves in the marketplace. NAIFA has 53 state and territorial chapters and 35 large metropolitan local chapters. NAIFA members in every congressional district advocate on behalf of producers and consumers at the state, interstate, and federal levels.

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