Following in their parent organizations’ footsteps, effectiveAug. 1st, the AAMGA Under Forty Organization (UFO) and NAPSLO’sNext Generation initiative have merged to form WSIA’s U40. This new group continues to giveyoung insurance professionals an opportunity to network, learn andexchange ideas with one another and with WSIA’s broader membership.

Under the leadership of Chris Peterson, president, and JoshAmmons, vice president, the group is energized and eager to launchthe U40 group as part of the WSIA 2017 Annual Marketplace.

“There are lots of synergies and shared goals between the twogroups,” says Peterson, vice president of the Chris-Leef GeneralAgency Inc. in Shawnee, Kan. Peterson was involved with AAMGA’sUnder Forty Organization (UFO) for about eight years and mostrecently served as its president.

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