Larry Raymond - CLU, ChFC, CPC, CPFA, CFP, AIF®

Larry Raymond, President Alliance Benefit Group of Michigan joined the financial services industry in 1975 after completing a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) majoring in Finance and Actuarial Science at the University of Michigan.

Larry has been very active in both the life insurance industry and the pension industry. Larry is a member of ASPPA and has served on their ethics committee, is an ex-officio member of the IRS EP/EO Council and on ASPPA’s government affairs committee.

In the early 1980’s Larry joined AALU, The Association for Advanced Life Underwriting. After serving on several committees, Larry was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2001. In 2004, Larry was elected to the Executive Committee of AALU. He served as the President of AALU during their 2007-2008 fiscal year.

Larry has been an active member of the AALU Planning Board, where he served as the Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee. In addition, Larry has offered testimony on behalf of the industry and AALU in front of the U.S. Treasury Department on both §412 Legislation and 403(b) proposed tax legislation. Larry continues to be active in the insurance industry and is the holder of CLU, ChFC and CFP designations as well as the ASPPA Certified Pension Consultant (CPC) and Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA)designation. He is actively involved in the sale of qualified and nonqualified retirement plans as well as working with business owners on planning for the transfer of their business and wealth to future generations.