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State of the State Address

May 16, 2013 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

…from Washington DC to California, Bruce and Sam will update us with the latest news about Health Care Reform from the agents point of view. This is a can’t miss meeting!


Sign up early as we expect a sellout!




 Lunch Program Sponsored by:

Underwriting Services of America






Bruce Benton, RHU
NAHU President

Bruce BentonBruce D. Benton, RHU is a 30 year veteran of the employee benefits industry. His career began in 1980 with Equitable Life. In 1998, Bruce co-founded Genesis Financial & Insurance Services, an independently owned agency specializing in employee benefits, insurance and financial services for small and large employer groups. His career at this successful agency continues today.

Bruce’s involvement in NAHU leadership has been extensive including Los Angeles AHU president, California AHU VP Public Affairs, NAHU Media Relations Chairman, NAHU Region VIII VP, NAHU Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President and currently serves as President. Awards include Pacesetter, Media Relations, Los Angeles AHU Paladin, CAHU Executive Board Member of the Year, and NAHU’s Distinguished Service Award.

MD Sam Smith, CFP
CAHU President-Elect

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MD Sam Smith, CFP began his insurance career in 1974 with Connecticut Mutual specializing in executive and employee benefits. In 1978, Sam was a candidate for the Washington State House of Representatives (5th District). For the next 22 years, Sam built the sales force and corporate accounts units for several large insurance companies, general agencies and a reputable property and casualty firms. In 1996 Sam founded his own insurance agency, Genesis Financial & Insurance Services.

Sam is very active in public service and with the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU). Sam served as Los Angeles Association of Health Underwriters (LAAHU) president, California Association of Health Underwriters (CAHU) VP of Public Affairs and is currently serving CAHU President-Elect and Chairman for the CAHU political action committee. Sam is chair of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and board member of Young & Healthy (Pasadena).

CE Program –
Registration: 9:30 to 10 a.m.
Program: 10 to 11 a.m.

Luncheon Program –
Registration: 11:30 a.m. to 12 Noon
Program: 12N to 1:30 p.m.

Cost to Attend: Members $20 / Non-members: $50


May 16, 2013
9:30 am - 1:30 pm


Handlery Hotel