Insights, strategies, and solutions with your business in mind
The Future of Insurance speaker series provides direct and exclusive access to thought leaders in insurance, finance, and politics. These leading experts share topical and timely perspectives on industry trends affecting HNW and UHNW communities — curated especially for M Financial Group, our key advisors, and our partners.
Upcoming Speakers ›
Thank you for your interest in the Future of Insurance series. In 2021, we hosted 12 webinars with leading experts in insurance, finance, and politics who shared their perspectives with the M Community, their key advisors, and our partners. We look forward to providing you with exclusive access to independent voices on issues that impact your business when the series resumes in 2022.

our past speakers

Watch the replay of previous sessions with some of the top minds in economics, finance, politics, and consumer behavior. Host Wes Thompson, President & CEO of M Financial Group, leverages his industry expertise, passion for innovation, and vision for the industry’s digital future to spark an informative dialogue.
November 17, 2021
Jay Adkisson
Adkisson Pitet LLP
Attorney Jay Adkisson explores how life insurance can be an effective asset protection tool in trusts and estate planning.
November 11, 2021
Andy Friedman
The Washington Update
In this special legislative session, Washington insider Andy Friedman discusses proposed tax changes and the latest congressional developments.
October 27, 2021
Todd Buchholz
Todd Buchholz shares his insights as an acclaimed economist, hedge fund manager, and best-selling author of books on economics and leadership.
September 29, 2021
Ella Chase
Wellth Works
Ella Chase discusses tactics that advisors can use to forge stronger connections with female wealth inheritors and creators—and their families.
August 18, 2021
Dr. Tracy Brower
Steelcase 360
Dr. Tracy Brower covers new research and pragmatic approaches to cultivate and sustain resilience through the changes in how we work.
June 23, 2021
Andy Friedman
The Washington Update
Andy returns to share insights on proposed tax changes and what this could mean for the insurance industry.
June 23, 2021
Dan Ariely
Duke University
Dan is known for his research on behavioral economics. He’ll lead an engaging discussion on his findings and their relevance to financial decisions.
April 15, 2021
Paul Sullivan
The New York Times
Paul writes the Wealth Matters column for The New York Times covering topics from private banking and wealth management to philanthropy.
March 18, 2021
Ian Bremmer
Eurasia Group
2021 SPRING KEYNOTE SPEAKER Ian unpacks the geopolitical landscape and its impact on the U.S. economy, climate issues, cybersecurity, and more.