We are pleased to announce the recent addition of Eugene (Gene) F. LoVasco and Jeri L. Turley to the M Financial Holdings Incorporated (MFH) Board of Directors. The MFH Board approved the recommendation of the MFH Nominating Committee during its meeting on June 8, 2017. The MFH Board is comprised of 14 Directors: ten who are Principals of M Member Firms, three outside Directors, and the President and CEO of M Financial Group, Fred Jonske.
Eugene (Gene) F. LoVasco is President and Founder of LoVasco Consulting Group, Inc. Prior to LoVasco Consulting Group, he was President of Brown & Brown of Detroit, the successor Member Firm to ALCOS, Inc., which became a Member Firm in 2001. Prior to joining ALCOS, Inc., Gene practiced public accounting at Arthur Anderson.
Gene leads and inspires his team to provide innovative and sustainable insurance, employee benefits, and retirement planning products and consulting services to clients. With a robust background of 35 years in the insurance industry, his expertise lies in executive benefit planning, using insurance to help transfer businesses to the next generation, and protecting estates from inheritance taxes.Gene has served as a Director of M Benefit Solutions Board of Managers since 2016, serves as a director on the boards of the Catholic Foundation of Michigan and The Detroit Athletic Club Foundation, and is on The American College Foundation Board where he is the immediate Past Chair and serves on its M Center of Excellence Donor Advised Fund Committee. He is a member of the M Incentive Compensation Plan and M Center of Excellence Steering committees.
He received a BA in Accounting from Michigan State University, his JD degree from the University of Detroit Law School, and his CLU® designation from The American College.
Jeri L. Turley is a Principal and President of BCG Companies. She began her career with BCG Companies in 1994 and became a Principal in 2003. Jeri works closely with high net worth individuals and families, and their advisors, throughout the wealth transfer process. She also focuses on executive benefit planning for publicly and privately held companies.
Jeri is a Board member of AALU and serves as Chair of the Governmental Affairs Committee. She is on the board of Seven Hills School in Virginia. Jeri also serves on the M Technology and M Diversity and Inclusion committees.
Jeri received a BBA in International Business and Economics from James Madison University.
Fred Jonske, President and CEO of M Financial Group, said: “The opportunity to welcome Gene and Jeri to our Board is an exciting development for M. Both have demonstrated leadership within their firms, the industry, and their communities, and they will bring fresh insight, strategic vision, and unique perspectives that help us navigate an increasingly dynamic environment. I look forward to their contributions and the impact they will have on the future of our organization.”