FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 21, 2021
SAINT PAUL, MN — Small but influential, Catholic United Financial and its employees continue to provide key leadership and contributions to the insurance industry. This trend continues with the announcement on Sept. 17, 2021 that Catholic United Financial Regional Manager Gregory Gall, FIC, LUTCF has been named as president of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Fraternal Insurance Counselors (NAFIC).
“On behalf of Catholic United Financial and our members, I congratulate Greg on this appointment. He’s perfect for this position as he has been a leader in the fraternal insurance industry on the state and national level for several years,” said Michael Ahles, president of Catholic United Financial.
In his role as president, Gall will lead the NAFIC board in its mission to promote the work, benevolence and education of fraternal insurance counselors (FIC), a special licensure achieved by agents and brokers aligned with the fraternal benefit societies and associations in the United States. Catholic United Financial recognizes the value of FIC training and requires that Sales Representatives achieve this designation within two years of employment with the company.
A second-generation employee of Catholic United, Gall comes to the position with 20 years of experience at the agent and manager levels in central Minnesota with exceptional insight into the company’s overall operations. He was elected to the NAFIC board in 2015 and most recently served as vice president. Gall has also served multiple positions on the board of directors of MNFIC, the Minnesota chapter of NAFIC.
Gall currently resides in St. Augusta, Minn., not far from where he grew up, and is a parishioner of St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church.
The employees, members and friends of Catholic United Financial congratulate Gregory Gall on this leadership appointment.
About Catholic United Financial
Founded in 1878 in St. Paul, Minn., Catholic United Financial is one of the oldest fraternal life insurance associations in the nation, and the oldest domiciled in Minnesota. It serves more than 70,000 members in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and the Dakotas. Providing financial security for Catholic families through life insurance, retirement products and Medicare Supplement insurance, it reinvests its profits in its members’ local Catholic communities through scholarships, service projects, grants and other unique programs. Its annual Catholic Schools Raffle program has raised almost $10 million for Catholic schools since 2009.
The National Association of Fraternal Insurance Counselors (NAFIC) is an organization of mutual aid insurance professionals, comprised of 47 associations in the U.S. and Canada. The Fraternal Field Managers Association (FFMA) awards the Fraternal Insurance Counselor (FIC) designation to agents who have completed roughly one year of coursework and tests which emphasize the ethical responsibilities of life insurance sales and prioritize participation in fraternal events and activities.