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NSSTA Elects New Board, Honors Industry Leaders at Annual Conference

NSSTA 2024 Annual Conference Highlights

The National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) recently held its annual conference in Nashville, Tennessee, drawing over 150 industry members. A major highlight was the election of the new NSSTA Board of Directors, who will lead the association over the next three years. 


The 2024-2025 NSSTA Board of Directors are:

  • Kerri Poe, Arcadia Settlements - President
  • Len Blonder, Arcadia Settlements Group 
  • Brian Farrell, Ringler
  • Peter Jachym, Ringler
  • Buster Joyner, Atlas Settlements
  • Stacy McCall, Brant Hickey & Associates
  • Greg Micoletti, American General Life
  • Eric Mikulaninec, USAA Life Insurance Company
  • Nolan Robinson, Ringler - Immediate Past President
  • Paula Rubinstein, NFP Structured Settlements
  • Henry Strong, JMW Settlements


Elected by NSSTA members, the Board will hold regular meetings to discuss key industry issues and initiatives over the coming term.

The conference was also a time to celebrate top industry performers. NSSTA announced the 2024 Salute to Excellence Award recipients, honoring exceptional structured settlement consultants:

  • Annabel Rodriguez (USAA)
  • Philippe Petit (MetLife) 
  • Sylvia Mukengele (Forge)
  • Jim Meaney (Pacific Life)
  • Steve Carroll (NY Life)
  • Simon Rossetter (Ringler)
  • Scott Brown (Summit)
  • Alexis Cruz (Kipnes Crowley)
  • Jackie Mercer (Arcadia)
  • Kim Mixon (American General) 
  • Betty Gregware (Mutual of Omaha)
  • Colin Finn (Alliant)
  • Dan Finn (Brant Hickey)


Additionally, NSSTA presented annual awards recognizing member contributions:

  • President's Award: Connie Klingler
  • Leadership Award: Susan Stauss 
  • Board Service Award: Tacker LeCarpentier


The NSSTA annual conference provides a valuable forum for the structured settlement industry to unite, share best practices, and honor top accomplishments. Congratulations to all the new Board members and award winners!