Enjoying the first-timers’ networking session (from left): Jodi Lilly, Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Company; Marcella Rosecrans, AIG Life & Retirement; and Tracey Dailey, Mutual of Omaha
Stephanie Boelhauf (left) Ameriprise Financial, and Lindsay Gonneau, AlliedPRA New England, connect during TheNetwork Live
Meeting management braintrust (from left): Debbie Boschee, CMP, Prudential; Stephen Clark, CMP, independent contractor; Margaret Moynihan, CMP, Deloitte & Touche; and Erin Longo, CMP, Prudential
Courtney Schwitzer (left) and Amy Ingalls, both from Transamerica Life Insurance Co., chat during the opening reception at the Marriott Boston Copley.
Three planners connecting during a coffee break (from left): Holly Yoder, The Standard; Brooke MacNaughton, The Leavitt Group; and Tawny Herron, The Standard
FICP member Cindy Wheaton, Grange Insurance, gamely answers some rather silly questions from well-received annual conference emcee Jessica Holmes.
Monica Ortiz and Joe Scully, both from John Hancock Financial Services
Standing before the stunning view out the floor-to-ceiling windows of The State Room are (from left): Vilma Villavincencio, Paz Herrero, and Jennifer Boyce, all from AXA Equitable; and Pamela Rugg, Bessemer Trust
Enjoying an elegant dinner event at offsite Boston venue The State Room (from left): Carolina Viazcan, the Renaissance Esmeralda; and Jennifer Pratt and Lisa Byke, both from Cole Real Estate Investments.
Sheryl Krongold, CMP, Prudential (left) and Karyn Evans, Allianz Life Insurance
Taking selfies at the ’80s party, hosted by Starwood: Andrea Fortaleza, Waldorf Astoria Naples (left) and Lisa Irrera, La Quinta Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria
Meeting at TheNetwork Live (from left): June Locke, Four Seasons; Nancy Farmer and Jennifer Tarka, both from the Hanover Insurance Co.; and Kahi Arnaud, the Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel
Courtney Whitest (right) of TD Bank Group chats with Betsy Grey of Melia Hotels International during their appointment at TheNetwork Live
From left: Rocio Aldana and Kathleen White, both from William Blair & Co., and Megan Wrigley, Four Seasons San Francisco, enjoying a break during the FICP Annual Conference
Planners Chris Raio, Columbia Management, and Stephanie Boelhauf, Ameriprise Financial, chat as the summer theme lights up the walls of the Marriott Boston Copley during FICP’s opening reception. The ballroom’s lighting and photos subtly shifted throughout the evening, invoking the four seasons.
Pam Newman, Munich Reinsurance America (left) and Valerie Barrett, Doral Arrowwod connect at FICP’s opening reception at the Marriott Boston Copley
Karen Hackbarth and Sandra Broughton, both from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, at FICP’s opening reception at the Boston Marriott Copley
Ready to meet and greet on day one of the FICP conference (from left): Sarah Wainwright, Grosvenor House, a JW Marriott Hotel; Fiona McGrory, InterContinental London Park Lane; Quentin Rouanet, InterContinental Paris Le Grand; and Padraic Gilligan, Ovation Global DMC
Lisa Niemi Swayze showed some of her dance moves on her way to the lectern to deliver FICP’s closing keynote address. She and her husband of 34 years, Patrick Swayze, met at his mom’s dance studio when she was in her teens. In an emotional and ultimately inspiring talk, Niemi Swayze shared the story of going through her husband’s battle with pancreatic cancer.
Enjoying an evening at The State Room sponsored by Hilton Worldwide (from left): Miguel Assis, Events by TLC Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Carmen Dolores, Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon; and Diogo Assis, Events by TLC, Lisbon, Portugal