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A Conversation with Financial Stability Oversight Council Independent Member, Thomas E. Workman

Presenters: Thomas E. Workman and Frank Tomasello 
September 30th at 2:00 PM ET

Make plans to join us for a 45-minute discussion with Thomas E. Workman, FSOC Independent Member with Insurance Expertise, which will be led by Frank Paul Tomasello, Executive Director of The Institutes Griffith Foundation.    The non-partisan, non-advocative conversation will:

• Explore the genesis, composition, and function of FSOC;
• Consider the unique role of the Independent Member with Insurance Expertise;
• Delve into some of the actions FSOC has taken to-date; and
• Consider what lies ahead

Presented by the Institutes Griffith Education Foundation

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Thomas E. Workman
Insurance Expertise on the Financial Stability Oversight Council

Thomas E. Workman was appointed as the Independent Member of the Financial Stability Oversight Council for a term of six years on March 29, 2018 after nomination by President Trump and confirmation by the United States Senate.

Mr. Workman has more than four decades of experience within the insurance sector.

Mr. Workman served as President & CEO of the Life Insurance Council of New York, Inc. from 1999 to 2016, representing 73 life insurers and 22 law, actuarial, and accounting firms. From 1973 to 1999, Mr. Workman practiced law with Bricker & Eckler LLP in Columbus, Ohio. He chaired the Insurance Law Practice Group and was Legislative Counsel to the Association of Ohio Life Insurance Companies. Mr. Workman was awarded the Buist M. Anderson Award for Distinguished Service by the Association of Life Insurance Counsel. From 1970 to 1973, he served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps. Mr. Workman received his B.S. and J.D. from The Ohio State University. Mr. Workman is married, and has two adult children.

Frank Tomasello, J.D
The Institutes' Griffith Foundation

Frank Paul Tomasello, J.D., is Executive Director of The Institutes Griffith Insurance Education Foundation (“The Institutes Griffith Foundation”), a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, non-advocative organization that provides objective and non-partisan insurance education to public policymakers. He oversees the work of this affiliate of The Institutes and is responsible for advancing strategic plans, serving as a liaison to the Board of Directors and Advisory Council, and interacting with both internal and external stakeholders to further The Institutes Griffith Foundation’s mission.

Tomasello previously served The Institutes Griffith Foundation as Program Director for Public Policymaker Education, introducing curricular enhancements, developing collaborative relationships, and advancing flexible learning methods to meet the needs of public policymakers. Under his direction, annual program production tripled and annual program attendance figures grew more than sevenfold. Prior to joining The Institutes Griffith Foundation in 2014, he held leadership roles at the American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education (now known as ALI-CLE), a non-profit organization dedicated to educating lawyers. Tomasello was educated at Duquesne University School of Law. There he served as a member of the Duquesne Law Review and received the “CALI Excellence for The Future Award” for his achievements in the study of advanced legal research and writing. He practiced law in his native Pittsburgh before transitioning to a career in the non-profit realm.