2023 LISA Leadership Announced

At a Member's Meeting held on Sunday, October 2, the Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA) announced the results of its annual Board of Directors election. One new Director will begin a three-year term, while two Directors will serve additional three-year terms. Each of these industry leaders are committed to advancing LISA's efforts to promote the development, integrity, and reputation of the life settlement industry.

“The life settlement industry leaders that comprise LISA's Board of Directors are uniquely positioned to drive consensus within our ongoing activities and impact market growth,” said Bryan Nicholson, LISA's Executive Director. “I look forward to working with this Board of Directors to further advance LISA's mission.”

The new and returning LISA Board members, who will serve three-year terms, include:
• Brian Casey, Partner & Co-Chair of Insurance Practice, Locke Lord LLP, Inc., elected to an additional term;
Nate McCormick, President, Magna Life, and;
Steven Shapiro, President and CEO, Q Capital Strategies, LLC, elected to an additional term.

In addition, it was announced that Sherry Duarte, Managing Director of Fifth Season Financial, will serve as LISA's next Chair. Ms. Duarte will succeed John Welcom, Founder and CEO of Welcome Funds, whose term as LISA Chair is expiring. Mr. Welcom will transition to the role of Immediate Past Chair and remain a member of LISA's Executive Committee. The election of LISA's remaining officers will occur during the first meeting of the newly seated Board of Directors.