NFP Makes Another Strong Showing on the National Association of Plan Advisors List of Top Women Advisors

This year’s list includes 12 NFP advisors, highlighting depth of talent within NFP’s retirement team

NEW YORK – November 23, 2020 – NFP, a leading insurance broker and consultant providing employee benefits, property and casualty, retirement, and individual solutions, today announced that 12 NFP retirement advisors have been named to the National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) 2020 list of Top Women Advisors.

The list, drawn from nominations provided by NAPA broker-dealer/RIA firm partners and vetted by a panel of judges, recognizes top retirement professionals who are evaluated based on a combination of quantitative and qualitative data. Nominees are honored in three categories: Captains, All-Stars and Rising Stars. Captains are top producers who are principals, owners or leaders of their organizations. All-Stars are top producers who lead a practice. Rising Stars are top producers with less than five years of experience working as a financial advisor focused on retirement plans.

The NFP advisors named to the NAPA list for 2020:

  • Captains: Pam Basse, Jamie Hayes and Vanessa Watkins
  • All-Stars: Jessica Espinoza, Allison Kaylor-Flink, Paula Hendrickson, Emily Hopkins, Lily Matias, Kim Pruitt and Jill Shea
  • Rising Stars: Morgan Davis and Colleen McNulty
“Recognition is a core element of our people-first culture so we welcome NAPA’s acknowledgement of these exceptional people within our organization and the work they do for clients,” said Doug Hammond, chairman and CEO of NFP. “We are proud of these women, inspired by their leadership and excited by their ongoing ability to elevate retirement success for employers and their employees across the country.”

“I am incredibly impressed by these women and what they’re accomplishing in the retirement industry,” said Nick Della Vedova, president of NFP's retirement division. “They are consistently delivering exceptional expertise, solutions and service to their clients and it’s exciting to see NAPA recognize them for their hard work and results. We look forward to continuing to cultivate leaders in the retirement space, grow our retirement business and deliver more value to the employers and participants we serve.”

About NFP

NFP is a leading insurance broker and consultant providing specialized property and casualty, corporate benefits, retirement, and individual solutions through its licensed subsidiaries and affiliates. NFP enables client success through the expertise of over 5,700 global employees, investments in innovative technologies, and enduring relationships with highly rated insurers, vendors, and financial institutions. NFP is the 5th largest benefits broker by global revenue, 5th best place to work in insurance and 6th largest US-based privately owned broker (Business Insurance); 9th commercial lines agency by P&C commercial lines revenue and 10th largest property and casualty agency (Insurance Journal); and 12th largest global insurance broker (Best’s Review).

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