December SOCIAL Event

NAIFA Holiday Social

Thursday, December 3, 2015  |  Ricardo's Mexican Restaurant  |  4:30pm

A chance to kick back, enjoy the company of members/guests, and reflect on what a year its been! Join us for an afternoon of appetizer’s, high spirits, camaraderie, and merriment! Registration fee gets you your first drink and shared munchies. Bring a wrapped gift up to $20 to play Dirty Santa (optional). We look forward to see you there!
  • WHEN:
    • December 3, 2015, 4:30pm
  • WHERE:
    • Ricardo's Family Mexican Restaurant
    • 4065 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, Washington 98006
  • COST:
    • $10 Members (any NAIFA local)
    • $15 Non-Members & Guests

We are asking our members to bring a new, unwrapped children's toy as a donation to this event.  Items collected will be delivered to the Hope Creek Charitable Foundation. 

Hope Creek Charitable Foundation is a local organization, working in the Seattle community to provide resources for families - meals for homeless, school supplies during the fall, and toys for children during the holidays.


Please call Jenna Olson at (206) 228-9351 with any questions or to register and make a payment over the phone.

Upcoming Events


For these 2015-2016 events.  Check back later for information on these and other upcoming events.  Times and locations may be tentative.


January 217:30am
 - 9am
CORE EventSeattle Yacht Club
March 177:30am
 - 11am
Million Dollar Idea DaySeattle Yacht Club
May 197:30am
 - 9:30am
CORE EventSeattle Yacht Club


December 34:30pm
 - 7pm
All-Member Holiday Party!Ricardo's Factoria
February 184:30pm
 - 7pm
April 214:30pm
 - 7pm

News & Announcements

New Leadership Elected

Thursday, May 21, 2015

During the annual meeting, members present elected the new Board of Directors for the coming year.  These officers and their board officially take office on July 1, 2015.  Congratulations ladies & gentlemen!
  • Michael C. Staeb, Washington Brokerage
    • President
  • Alexander Collins, CFP, ChFC, Sound Financial Group
    • President-Elect
    • Treasurer Pro-Tempore
  • Lisa Kruckeberg, Principal Financial Group
    • Secretary
  • Scott Fowler, dibroker
    • National Committeeperson
  • John B. Nichols, Nichols CO
    • Immediate Past President
The event also saw the election, reelection, or continuing term of board members Ryan Jewell, Stephen Good, and Scarlett Kendrick.  See the Leadership page for full details on your NAIFA Seattle/Eastside Board of Directors.

Mary Miller Returns, with Scarlett Kendrick

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Former board member, Mary Miller of ExamOne, has rejoined the local board as a non-voting board member.  She brings with her the new Seattle-area ExamOne Sales Representative, Scarlett Kendrick.  Scarlett hails from San Antonio, Texas.  Please join us in welcoming Scarlett to our great state and welcoming back Mary!  
See the Leadership page for contact information.

Two More Board Additions

Thursday, January 8, 2015

At the monthly board meeting the NAIFA Seattle/Eastside Board of Directors appointed Lisa Krukeberg to Director, Position 5.  She is a local to the Greater Seattle Area, currently serving as Income Protection Sales Manager with Principal Financial Group.  At this same meeting we also were joined by new non-voting board member, Ryan Jewell, of Sound Financial Group.  Ryan is the Disability Income Supervisor for Guardian and also will be taking over the role of APIC Chair for NAIFA Washington.  Please join us in welcoming Lisa and Ryan to the local NAIFA leadership team.  See the Leadership page for contact information.

Board Welcomes New Director

Thursday, October 9, 2014

At today's regular board meeting the NAIFA Seattle/Eastside Board of Directors appointed Stephen Good, LUTCF, CFBS, CLTC to Director, Position 3.  Stephen recently move to the Seattle area from Arizona, taking the role of Managing Director with MassMutual Financial Group downtown.  He is a Past President of NAIFA Miami and has served on the board of three different state associations, including NAIFA Florida and NAIFA North Carolina.  Please join us in welcoming Stephen to our great state!  
See the Leadership page for contact information.

Welcome to our newest members!

Charles Lindberg

Ryan Hoang

Kynan Maynard
Thrivent Financial

Kevin Johnson
Northwester Mutual

Corey Cox
Thrivent Financial

Joe Parent

Al Souza
Souza Financial

AXA Advisors
Ryan Griffith
Troy Haueter
Benjamin Keever
Joshua Koller
Cliff Loh
Daniel Nash
Huy Nguyen Tran
Ian Southall
Daniel Wong
Rajendra Arugunta
William Cain
Abdulaziz Dakhil