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2020 MDRT Leadership Propels Personal and Professional Growth for U.S. Members

2020 Initiatives will focus on elevating connectivity and business growth opportunities

PARK RIDGE, Ill. (Sept. 4, 2019) — The 2020 Executive Committee strengthens MDRT’s offerings for the world’s leading financial professionals as Regina Bedoya, CLU, ChFC, takes her place as 94th President and newcomer Peggy Tsai, RFP, CCFP, assumes the role of Secretary. The five committee leaders create a unique combination which elevates MDRT’s service and embodiment of its membership base.

Bedoya, a 26-year member, succeeds 32-year member Ross Vanderwolf, who will become the Immediate Past President. Ian James Green, Dip PFS, a 21-year member and Randy L. Scritchfield, CFP, LUTCF, a 35-year member will move into their new roles as First and Second Vice Presidents while newcomer Tsai, an 18-year member, will serve as Secretary.

With a diverse new leadership team, MDRT’s 2020 initiatives will focus on elevating connectivity and business growth opportunities. The Executive Committee will equip and empower members to live more rewarding personal and professional lives by providing an integrated shared learning culture and proven strategies to propel success at every stage of their career. On a local level, U.S. members have access to tailored resources they need to drive their businesses forward. With market insights at their fingertips through the new MDRT App, the exclusive, trends-based and customizable programming of the MDRT EDGE and collaboration with peers at Local Area Networking Events, members can immediately enhance their practice management styles, alter prospecting techniques and strengthen financial planning offerings for their clients.

Membership: Most Valuable Asset

MDRT’s most valuable asset is its membership; it brings us closer to our full human potential...

“MDRT’s most valuable asset is its membership, and we continue to invest in initiatives that enhance benefits, allow our members to explore tailored resources relevant to their region, experience the magic of MDRT and bring us closer to our full human potential,” Bedoya said. “Our diverse leadership team is determined to inspire collaboration through more accessible regional offerings and promote limitless growth for our U.S. members, where MDRT’s legacy first began.”

As active MDRT members with a combined experience of more than 130 qualifications, the leadership team is uniquely positioned to influence the membership and overall profession. The 2020 Executive Committee is committed to consistently empowering members to hone their expert knowledge to achieve continuous personal and professional success in an ever-evolving business.

About MDRT
Founded in 1927, Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, is a global, independent association of more than 72,000 of the world’s leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 500 companies in 70 nations and territories. MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service. MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services business. For more information, please visit and follow them on Twitter @MDRtweet.