The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) has announced its new executive leadership team for the year 2018. James D. Pittman of Portland, Oregon will be the new president of the international organization of life insurance and financial services professionals. Pittman will succeed Mark Hanna of Concord, Calif., who will become the Immediate Past President.
Ian Green of London, England will be secretary to the organization’s executive committee and Ross Vanderwolf of Fortitude Valley, Australia will be first vice president. Regina Bedoya of Juno Beach, Florida will be second vice president.
Pittman will be MDRT’s 92nd president of the organization which has 62,000 members from 69 nations and territories. He is a 43-year MDRT member with 16 Court of the Table and five Top of the Table qualifications. A Platinum Knight of the MDRT Foundation, Pittman is also a member of its Inner Circle Society, a distinguished group of donors, and has served on its Board of Trustees.
Unique culture of learning
“I found the tools necessary to develop as a leader and a professional through MDRT,” says Pittman. “Its unique culture of learning has empowered growth in my practice and many others in the financial industry.”
To qualify for MDRT membership, advisors are required to attain a certain level of premium, commission or income for the year. More information on the MDRT’s qualification standards is available here.