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 ›
SEE YOU IN 2022
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.
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.
October 7, 2020
Paul Ryan
House of Representatives
M’s fall keynote speaker provides an insider’s perspective on the 2020 election and the opportunities ahead.
September 23, 2020
Henry Wong & Tod Nasser
John Hancock and Pacific Life
Seasoned experts from John Hancock and Pacific Life discuss their expertise in product design, investment opportunities, and hedging strategies.
September 9, 2020
Don Delf
PwC US
An in-depth look at sophisticated financial transactions, wealth transfer planning, life insurance analysis, asset protection, and cash flow planning.
July 15, 2020
Zanny Minton Beddoes
The Economist
2020 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: How key drivers have been impacted by the pandemic.
June 24, 2020
Marc Cadin & Armstrong Robinson
AALU + GAMA
How the shifting landscape could affect long-term legislative policies and SBA implications for Member Firms and their clients.
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