Product Development Section – 2019 Leadership

Mission Statement

The mission of the section shall be to encourage and to facilitate the professional development of its members through activities such as meetings, seminars, research studies and the generation and dissemination of literature in the field of individual life insurance and annuity product development. The section focuses on new product innovations and the external items related to their development.


Elena Tonkovski, Chair

Ben Wadsley, Vice-Chair

Anthony Ferraro, Secretary

Curt Clingerman, Treasurer

Council Members

Michael Cusumano

Blake Hill

Weiying Liu

Leonard Mangini

Chris Ryan

Newsletter Editors

Lindsay Meisinger

Curt Clingerman

Kurt Guske

Blake Hill

SOA Staff

James Miles, Staff Partner

Jessica Schuh, Section Specialist