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.
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UPCOMING speaker
Sep 29, 2021 11:00 AM
Wellth Works
Ella Chase discusses tactics that advisors can use to forge stronger connections with female wealth inheritors and creators—and their families.
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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.
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.
February 24, 2021
Jonathan Godsall
McKinsey & Company
Jonathan unveils upcoming trends and opportunities in the insurance space and how to use data and tech to your advantage.
February 17, 2021
Andy Friedman
The Washington Update
Andy Friedman provides a comprehensive review of the new Washington landscape and its potential effects on taxes and investing.
January 27, 2021
Paulo Pinho
Optimum Reinsurance
Dr. Pinho discusses how reinsurers view COVID-19, the keys to success for the vaccines, and what has to happen before things return to normal.
October 28, 2020
Kedra Newsom
Boston Consulting Group
Insights into the complex needs of HNW and UHNW women and the strategies required to be a good advisor in this market.