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Barry M Goldwater
Barry M Goldwater

Congressman Barry M. Goldwater, Jr.

Chairman

Barry represented California for seven terms in the U.S. Congress, serving on the Public Works and Transportation Committee, the Joint Committee on Energy, and the Committee on Science and Technology. He retired from politics in 1983 and began an extremely

Michelle S. Delany

co-Chief Financial Officer

Michelle S. Delany

co-Chief Financial Officer

(561)684-8399 ext 112
Florida
Ken Allen

Kenneth B. Allen

Insurance Regulatory Law

Ken Allen

Kenneth B. Allen

Insurance Regulatory Law

Ken Allen has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, both in the public sector, where Ken served as Director of Bureau of Licensing and Financial Analysis for the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance, Director of Legal Affairs for

(312) 933-8099
Illinois
David Anderson

David Anderson

Senior Vice President, Advocacy & Regulatory Affairs

David Anderson

David Anderson

Senior Vice President, Advocacy & Regulatory Affairs

David’s extensive insurance industry experience includes both trade association public policy development at the Alliance of American Insurers (later PCI) and achievement, as well as actual “on the line” insurance company CNA Insurance Companies. David’s contacts in the insurance industry

630-677-6481
Illinois
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Karl Volmar

United Health Actuarial Services, Inc.

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Karl Volmar

United Health Actuarial Services, Inc.

United Health Actuarial Services, Inc. (“UHAS”), provides health actuarial and management consulting services for a wide range of individual and group medical and supplemental insurance products, and health & welfare actuarial and benefits consulting for both insured and self-insured plans.

Though

NormanTaplin
NormanTaplin

Norman E. Taplin, Esq.

CEO

Norman Taplin is CEO of NTG Consultants and President of Taplin & Associates and is an attorney who concentrates his practice in areas of regulatory insurance, administrative law, corporate and commercial law and all aspects of the Financial Services industry.

561-684-8399
Florida
Eric P Serna

Eric P. Serna, Esq.

General Counsel - Member Advisory Board

Eric P Serna

Eric P. Serna, Esq.

General Counsel - Member Advisory Board

Eric Serna is a lawyer specializing in insurance management and regulatory consulting. He is licensed in New Mexico and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. He served as Secretary/Treasurer of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. He

505-670-7055
New Mexico
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Angela Gerard

Accounting Clerk

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Angela Gerard

Accounting Clerk

(561)684-8399 ext 105
Florida
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Brooke Phillips

Director of Client Development

brooke phillips

Brooke Phillips

Director of Client Development

(561)684-8399 ext 109
Florida
Marina Grillo

Marina M. Grillo

Billing Coordinator

Marina Grillo

Marina M. Grillo

Billing Coordinator

(561)684-8399 ext 103
Florida
Robert D. Birkmaier, Esq., CPCU, CLU
Robert D. Birkmaier, Esq., CPCU, CLU

Robert D. Birkmaier, Esq., CPCU, CLU

Consultant

Robert “Bob” Birkmaier worked the majority of his career with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, where he recently served Managing Counsel, AVP – Regional Counsel.  He began his career with INA now CIGNA. Bob was responsible for legislative and regulatory relations

(717) 903-7854
Tennessee
Derek Wooley

Derek Wooley

Co-President

Derek Wooley

Derek Wooley

Co-President

Derek Wooley has over 15 years experience working as a consultant and public affairs professional in the insurance industry. Derek's has deep roots in the industry, having worked at the Louisiana Department of Insurance, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), National

225-229-4335
Florida
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Ashlei Toback

Director of Operations

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Ashlei Toback

Director of Operations

Lee Roddenberry & Jack Brennan

Affiliate

Florida
Lou Pietroluongo

Lou Pietroluongo

SVP - Fraud Prevention and Catastrophe Response, Member - Advisory Board

Lou Pietroluongo

Lou Pietroluongo

SVP - Fraud Prevention and Catastrophe Response, Member - Advisory Board

Lou Pietroluongo served as executive member of the New York State Insurance Department for 10 years and as Acting Superintendent of Insurance for the State. He served on several Federal, State and Local emergency management committees including pandemic, business continuity

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Jane Cline

Consultant

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Jane Cline

Consultant

Jane Cline was employed at the law firm of Spilman Thomas and Battle, PLLC as the Director of Public Policy from November 2011 through April 2020. During her tenure at Spilman, Ms. Cline was a leader in the firm's Regulatory

304-541-4833
West Virginia
Ernie Csiszar

Ernie Csiszar

Vice-Chairman

Ernie Csiszar

Ernie Csiszar

Vice-Chairman

Ernie has experience as an attorney, a merchant banker, and as executive, regulator, and academic in the insurance industry, having been CEO of Seibels Bruce Inc. (a property and casualty insurance carrier then listed on the NASDAQ), Director of

847-224-2783
South Carolina
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Jasmine Geffrard

Event Planning Coordinator

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Jasmine Geffrard

Event Planning Coordinator

561.684.8399 ext. 101
Florida
Alejandra Melgar

Alejandra Melgar

Project Manager

Alejandra Melgar

Alejandra Melgar

Project Manager

Wayne Goodwin

Wayne Goodwin

Member - Advisory Board

Wayne Goodwin

Wayne Goodwin

Member - Advisory Board

Wayne Goodwin is the former North Carolina Commissioner of Insurance and now CEO and President of his North Carolina-based company, Seaboard Strategic Consulting, LLC. His company provides insights & guidance on business, finance, government, insurance, politics, and regulatory matters anywhere

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Tara Schneider

Executive Assistant to Barry Goldwater

tara schneider

Tara Schneider

Executive Assistant to Barry Goldwater

Arizona
David Edwards

David Edwards

Senior Vice President, Healthcare Policy

David Edwards

David Edwards

Senior Vice President, Healthcare Policy

David G. Edwards serves as the Chief Executive Officer of American Insurance Holdings, LLC and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Perimeter Lane Insurance Brokers, LLC.

In 2011, Mr. Edwards formed Gaen Healthcare Advisors LLC (now Gaen Advisors LLC) to assist sponsors of new

847-707-9033
Washington

Holly J. Kinnamon

Affiliate

Holly is a co-founder of HJK Strategies, a full service Washington, DC based government affairs firm. Holly is a well-recognized policy, legislative, and political strategist, having been involved in some of the most high-profile legislation and Democratic campaigns of the

Virginia
Mitra Ramdass

Mitra Ramdass

Accounting Assistant

Mitra Ramdass

Mitra Ramdass

Accounting Assistant

(561) 684-8399 ext 113
Florida
Danny Saenz

Danny Saenz

Consultant - Member - Advisory Board

Danny Saenz

Danny Saenz

Consultant - Member - Advisory Board

Danny Saenz has been an Independent Consultant/Owner of J. D. Saenz & Associates, LLC- since September 2015. He performs consultative duties for various clients ranging from acquisitions and mergers, formation of a new insurance company and assisting in responding to

Rob Esson

Rob Esson

Senior Vice President, International Business

Rob Esson

Rob Esson

Senior Vice President, International Business

Rob Esson is an Oxford educated UK Chartered Accountant who spent 21 years at the NAIC, primarily on international issues. An IAIS “Distinguished Fellow”, he was responsible for supporting various international accounting and solvency work streams at the International Association

928-277-8656 or 816-260-1698
Arizona
Doug Franzen

Douglas J. Franzen

Vice President - Policy

Doug Franzen

Douglas J. Franzen

Vice President - Policy

Doug Franzen serves as regulatory and legislative counsel to numerous insurers, providing assistance with enforcement, licensing, admission, and all matters of insurance policy. He is a member of the Federation of Regulatory Counsel and has published several articles on insurance

612-703-8860
Minnesota
Rett Hatcher

Rett Hatcher

Consultant

Rett Hatcher

Rett Hatcher

Consultant

Rett Hatcher is the founding partner at Capitol Consulting Firm. Possessing more than a decade of experience in and around the state capitol, Rett has gained insight into the unique financial framework of state government. As Governor Asa Hutchinson’s initial

(479) 883-6193
Arkansas
sue Howard

Sue R. Howard

Assistant COO - Compliance & Captive Services

sue Howard

Sue R. Howard

Assistant COO - Compliance & Captive Services

Sue Howard brings extensive insurance experience to NTG Consultants, including product development, compliance and operations in the life and health lines. Sue has worked with large and small group health insurance plans as well as specialty lines such as travel

(734) 765-7291
Florida
Mike Maher

Mike Maher

Consultant

Mike Maher

Mike Maher

Consultant

Mike Maher joined NTG Consultants in 2019 as an Associate. Mr. Maher serves as a consultant to various clients in the Mid-West and the U.S. in the areas of Producer Regulatory, Workers Comp Fraud and Pension.

Mr. Maher was the former

(708) 751-2611
Illinois
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robert rainville

Robert E. Rainville, Esq.

Associate

Robert E. Rainville, Esq. is the newest member of our team and comes aboard as Senior Executive Counsel at Nelson Taplin Goldwater. Mr. Rainville is a proud alum of the University of Rhode Island and Quinnipiac University School

401-480-6171
Rhode Island
Jeff Sanow

Jeffrey Sanow

Associate

Jeff Sanow

Jeffrey Sanow

Associate

Jeffrey Sanow began his public service career by joining the Peace Corps at the age of 20. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer, working as an Agricultural Mechanic and Farm Machinery Technician in Tunisia and in Gabon. After

863-513-2208
Florida
Roger Sevigny

Roger A. Sevigny

Consultant - Advisory Board

Roger Sevigny

Roger A. Sevigny

Consultant - Advisory Board

Commissioner Sevigny retired as NH Insurance Commissioner on 11 June 2018, a position he had held for fifteen (15) years. He was appointed and reappointed to consecutive five (5) year terms by both Republican and Democrat Governors. Prior to his

(603) 494-2541
New Hampshire
Doug Sizemore

Doug Sizemore

Associate

Doug Sizemore

Doug Sizemore

Associate

Doug has experience in most facets of the insurance industry and has done insurance regulatory work with Norm Taplin for over 16 years. He started an independent Insurance agency and grew it into a multimillion business, licensed and doing business

Tennessee

Paul Zuckerman

Consultant

Paul Zuckerman

Consultant

Paul Zuckerman was Assistant Deputy Superintendent and Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at the New York State Insurance Department and, following the Insurance Department’s merger with the New York Banking Department, its successor, the New York State Department

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