April Quarterly Meeting

April 26, 2019
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Hyatt at Villa Christina
4000 Summit Blvd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
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Come out and network with your colleagues and enjoy the presentations:

Strider Elass, First Trust, 2019 Economic Outlook


Jim Crone, Co-Founder, Acru Insurance, "Changes Impacting Today’s Long-Term Care Marketplace"



Breakfast and networking 7am- 7:30 am

Strider Elass 7:30 am  - 8:30 am

Jim Crone 8:30 am - 9:30 am


Speaker Information:

Jim Crone

Jim is the co-founder of Acru Insurance, an insurance strategy firm headquartered in Woodstock, GA. With more than 27 years of “hands on” experience working with clients on their Personal and Business Insurance planning needs, Jim has demonstrated his expertise in communicating simple and complex insurance solutions related to life, long-term care, disability insurance and annuities. His writing has been featured in both local newspapers as well as national trade periodicals.

Jim earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida majoring in Management where he also played baseball on a four-year scholarship, finishing his collegiate career as captain of the team. He holds a Series 6, 63 and 26. Jim has also obtained the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) designations and is a registered representative of The Strategic Financial Alliance.


Strider Elass

Mr. Elass is Senior Economist at First Trust Advisors L.P., a financial services firm based in Wheaton, Illinois.

Mr. Elass is part of the First Trust economics team that Bloomberg has consecutively ranked as one of the top forecasters of the U.S. economy over the past several years.

Out of a panel of over 100 economists, investment strategists, and housing market analysts, the First Trust economics team was awarded the “Crystal Ball Award” by Zillow® in partnership with Pulsenomics in 2012, 2013, 2014, and again most recently in 2015 for accurate home price predictions.

2 hours CFP CE & GA Insurance Applied For

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$40.00 after 7:00 pm April 19

$40.00 Guest Ticket
$55.00 after 7:00 pm April 19