The Foundation

Leadership solutions that generate financial security for all

Foundation data will be used to improve and reshape consumer opinion

Foundation research will be used to create lifetime-learning situations

Foundation resources will elevate both leaders and advisors

The GAMA Foundation is now the Finseca Foundation!

The Finseca Foundation sets the standard for collaboration and initiatives in the name of inclusivity, education, and community-building. It is also a resource to the profession and equips both Finseca members and financial security professionals with the tools, research, and skills needed to better serve clients in an ever-changing market. The Foundation provides leadership solutions designed for advisors, agents, managers, individuals, families, businesses.

By contributing to the Foundation, you help expand financial empowerment, attract the next generation of talent and diversity to our profession, and make a difference in the lives of the people we serve.

The Foundation's Strategic Initiatives

Provide valuable research

Conduct and provide research to help financial security professionals better serve the needs of American consumers seeking to achieve financial security.

Empower consumers

Provide resources for Americans to become more financially empowered consumers of financial products and services.

Attract new talent

Advance and champion the next generation of financial security professionals by identifying top talent from diverse communities.

Your support is critical 

Armed with the data and insights provided by the Finseca Foundation, the profession will make impactful change. As a profession, we will move the dial on things we have been talking about for a decade. As a result:

  • Our profession will get better because agents and advisors are better equipped.
  • Our managers will build and grow better businesses.
  • More people will want to join the profession, and recruitment will increase.
  • Most importantly, we will create more financial security for more people.

When you support the Foundation, you support financial empowerment, security, and equality for all.

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Registration is now open! 

Insiders and innovators
Digital event | members only

This digital event, featuring Finseca’s most innovative members, will give you the insights to navigate impending changes, and the strategies you will need to discuss them with your clients. You will hear from top financial security professionals who have challenged the status quo and had tremendous success over the past year. This event is your best chance to learn from the experts and prepare for 2021’s tax changes as it relates to estate planning, as well as the business uses of life insurance.

Learn more here

Meet the Foundation team

  1. Executive Committee
  2. Trustees
  3. Professional Staff

Executive Committee


John Bucsek



Ed Deutschlander

Immediate Past Chair

Howard Sharfman

Vice Chair


Paul Vignone




Ryan Beck



Bruce Davison



Tom Love



Jim Pucci



Stephanie Rivas



Sam Terrazzino



Titus Ekeoma



Davin Bell


Danny Negin


Professional Staff