SOURCE: Wealth2k

October 24, 2006 16:30 ET

Wealth2k CEO David Macchia Chosen to Co-Chair and Moderate Life Insurance Panel at Major Retirement Income Conference

HINGHAM, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 24, 2006 -- Wealth2k CEO, David Macchia, has been chosen for several roles during the 2007 IIR/Retirement Income Industry Association's Managing Retirement Income conference.

First, as co-chair for the Context Mapping section on opening day of the conference, Macchia will introduce the section, the speakers and the issues that will be discussed. Second, he will serve as Moderator for a panel which will examine the present and future role of life insurers in crafting products and processes for Boomer Retirement Security. Among the issues the group of experts will address are:

--  The share of the overall retirement income market which will be
    captured by insurance and annuity providers
--  Capacity constraint and its implications for the company balance
    sheets and product development
--  The impact of today's sales practices and compliance challenges
--  Tomorrow's winning strategies for retirement security
    
Participating in this panel along with Macchia will be Tom MacLeay, President & CEO, National Life Group; Harry Stout, President, Annuity Business Group, ING Financial Services; Tom Godlasky, President & CEO of AmerUs Life; and Fred Conley, CEO, Institutional Retirement Group of Genworth Financial.

The Managing Retirement Income Conference will be held in Boston, February 12-14, 2007. For more information, visit www.riia-usa.org.

About the Retirement Income Industry Association (RIIA)

RIIA is a national, non-profit organization whose members are defining the future of retirement security in the United States. The vortex of innovation in the retirement income business, RIIA provides its members a non-biased forum for sharing information, strategies and research combined with unmatched opportunities to network with industry leaders.

About Wealth2k and David Macchia

Wealth2k, Inc. provides customized income distribution solutions, rich multimedia educational presentations and web-based technology designed to enhance compliance and boost the productivity of financial advisors. For more information about David Macchia visit www.davidmacchia.com. Learn about Wealth2k, Inc. by visiting www.wealth2k.com.

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