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Are you ready for some thoughtful discussions about how to meet and exceed the rigors of today's retirement industry? Join host Tom Lamendola, Chief Marketing Officer for Financial Independence Group, for a deep dive into the demands of today's retirement industry.

Each episode, Tom will lead a thoughtful discussion with leaders in the financial arena to create a unique show that's designed to serve both financial professionals and everyday investors.

Financial Independence Group (FIG) has been a leader in the financial services space for more than 40 years. Tom Lamendola joined FIG in 2017 and has been responsible for growing high performing teams and challenge organizations to reach their potential for more than 15 years.

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Apr 19, 2024

For the first ever time, we’re welcoming Keith Burger onto the Retirement Inside Out podcast! He recently joined the FIG team as the Executive Vice President and Head of Institutional Channel Sales. With over two decades of experience in the financial services industry, he brings a wealth of knowledge to the FIG team.

Tune in as we chat with Keith about his extensive background, including his tenure at AIG Corebridge and Luma Financial Technologies, and what led him to join FIG. Then, we’ll dive into the opportunities and challenges facing insurance distribution in the broker-dealer and institutional channels, especially in light of evolving regulations. Join us as he shares his vision for the future and outlines how FIG is working to meet the unique needs of broker-dealers.


Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:

  • Keith's journey to becoming EVP at FIG and his vision for institutional channel sales
  • The importance of a broker-dealer-first strategy in today's regulatory environment
  • How FIG is helping broker-dealers streamline and enhance their insurance planning models


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