Lawrence Holzberg of New York Is NAIFA’s 2021 President-Elect

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After Chairing the NAIFA 2025 Strategic Planning Committee, the 30-year NAIFA veteran will have a key role in implementing the new plan.

Lawrence J. Holzberg, LUTCF, LACP, the Director of Insurance and Advanced Sales at Fortis Lux Financial in Melville, NY, is the 2021 President-Elect of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA).

Holzberg served as Secretary for 2020 and prior to that was a member of NAIFA’s Board of Trustees. He served as the Chair of the NAIFA 2025 Strategic Planning Committee.

“Lawrence Holzberg is a proven leader within NAIFA and the insurance and financial services industry,” said NAIFA 2021 President Tom Michel, LACP. “He offers our leadership team his talent, vision, and unmatched hard work. As Chair of the NAIFA 2025 Strategic Planning Committee, he has helped us create a roadmap that will set NAIFA’s course upward for the coming years. I look forward to continuing to work with Lawrence and the entire Executive Committee and Board of Trustees as we finalize the strategic plan in January and begin to implement its Year One goals.”

Holzberg has a reputation in the industry for stewarding development and growth. Prior to joining Fortis Lux, he served as Managing Director and Director of Sales and Strategic Initiatives for Wealth Advisory Group, where he was focused on talent acquisition and leadership development. The Life Brokerage Division grew by 20% under Holzberg’s leadership, and he was able to aid advisors to double their business in three years' time.

He has been a proud member of NAIFA’s New York chapter for 30 years.

“The next few years will prove vital to ensuring NAIFA’s long-term growth and continued success,” Holzberg said. “Our 2025 strategic plan, created through a cross-industry group of dynamic professionals, seeks to elevate NAIFA to a household recognized brand. We will undertake executing on this plan under President Tom Michel and then I will continue to execute on the plan during my presidency in 2022. My focus will be on leveraging my experience in talent development to grow the next generation of members across all of our state chapters.”

ABOUT NAIFA: Founded in 1890, NAIFA is the oldest, largest and most prestigious association representing the interests of financial services professionals from every Congressional district in the United States. Our mission – to advocate for a positive legislative and regulatory environment, enhance business and professional skills, and promote the ethical conduct of its members – is the reason NAIFA has consistently and resoundingly stood up for financial services professionals and called upon members to grow their knowledge while following the highest ethical standards in the industry. Visit

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