Meet our Speakers

Brian Ashe

Brian Ashe and Associates, Ltd.

Brian H. Ashe, CLU has been in the financial services business since 1969, assisting clients with life, health, disability income, annuity and other financial products. His work is concentrated in estate conservation, retirement planning, employee benefits and business insurance strategies.

Brian is the Past President of the Million Dollar Round Table, an international organization with more than 72,000 members in 70 countries. It is recognized as the premier association of financial professionals. A popular speaker, Brian has addressed groups in 43 states and 17 foreign countries and writes the “Back Page” column for Advisor Today magazine. In 2012, he was awarded the John Newton Russell award, the life insurance industry’s highest recognition. He is also President of Brian Ashe and Associates, Ltd, an insurance sales organization.

His articles and comments have appeared in the Wall Street Journal,, America On-line, Money Magazine, Redbook magazine, the Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business, Smart Money, Better Homes and Gardens, Life Insurance Selling, the Dallas Morning News, Pittsburg Post–Gazette, the National Underwriter, USA Today, Nerd Wallet and Life and Health Insurance Sales. Over 60 radio stations and 95 television stations, including CNN, have broadcast interviews with Brian on financial planning matters, both in the United States and around the world.

The Past Chair and Executive Vice President of the Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education, Brian is the also Past President of the Chicago Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals. The father of four children, he resides in Naperville, Illinois.