Organizers of the Life Finance Association of America have hired Scott Cipinko to join the new group as its director.

The LFAA, Atlanta, represents companies in the life insurance policy finance industry.

Cipinko is a lawyer in the Atlanta office of Lord, Bissell & Brook L.L.P. Before that, he was executive director of the Life Insurers Council, Atlanta, and a vice president at the Life Office Management Association, Atlanta.