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Dominic Cursio has taken over as the 2018 chairman of the National Association for Fixed Annuities.

Cursio succeeds Brian Mann as the leader of the NAFA board, according to NAFA.

Cursio is director of independent distribution at M3 Financial Inc., a New York-based life insurance and annuity distributor.

(Related: NAFA Fiduciary Case Postponed Till 5th Circuit Ruling)

Jim Maietta of Allianz is NAFA’s vice chair.

Chris Conroy of North American Company for Life & Health Insurance is the secretary, and Lauri Beck of Insurance Network America is the treasurer.

Chip Anderson continues to be NAFA’s executive director.

Anderson said in a statement that NAFA will continue to move ahead with litigation against the U.S. Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule standards.

The group will also address “other pertinent issues that stand to impact our industry and the consumers we serve,” Anderson said.

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