About Us

LifeHealthPro.com is the only complete online destination for life & health insurance advisors. The site is designed to provide advisors, along with insurance wholesalers, CPAs, and estate planning attorneys the essential elements they need to run their practice and increase their bottom line including, breaking news, market trends, and practice tips. The Website utilizes investigation and reporting capabilities from the most experienced team of editors in the business - the National Underwriter Life & Health Network – to provide comprehensive coverage and expert analysis. Along with relevant content from industry experts and aggregated from across the Web, LifeHealthPro.com is one distinct and vital information source for all life and health insurance industry professionals.

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LifeHealthPro.com is powered by these industry-leading brands:

Delivering All the Must-Have Information Insurance Professionals Need. In 2014 we’re investing in the industry’s most reputable and trusted brand, NU Life & Health, by integrating the field-tested and sales-driven coverage of Life Insurance Selling. Each issue of the NEW NU Life & Health delivers a comprehensive blend of feature analysis and peer-to-peer content to give agents and brokers more of the crucial information they need to be successful.

Retirement Advisor (formerly Senior Market Advisor) is the magazine for today’s dually-licensed advisor. Through peer-to-peer, user-generated content, expert editorial analysis and in-depth industry and consumer research, Retirement Advisor delivers a winning blueprint for advisors to help clients meet their retirement goals. Retirement Advisor provides readers with strategic case studies and suitable sales and marketing tips that highlight a holistic approach to gaining and keeping lifelong client business. And, with an editorial emphasis on insurance and safe investment products, retirement income planning, health care issues and estate planning, Retirement Advisor is the industry’s leading brand for advisors to reach the nation’s most influential demographic markets—seniors, boomers, women and the affluent.

Summit Professional Networks supports the growth and vitality of the insurance, financial services and legal communities by arming professionals with the knowledge and education they need to succeed at every stage of their careers. We provide face-to-face and digital events, websites, mobile sites and apps, online information services, and magazines giving professionals multi-platform access to our critical resources, including Professional Development; Education & Certification; Prospecting & Data Tools; Industry News & Analysis; Reference Tools and Services; and Community Networking Opportunities. Using all of our resources across each community we serve, we deliver measurable ROI for our sponsors through a range of turnkey services, including Research, Content Development, Integrated Media, Creative & Design, and Lead Generation. For more information, go to www.summitprofessionalnetworks.com.

Meet the LifeHealthPro.com Team

  • Bill Coffin

    Group Editor in Chief

    Group Editor in Chief, Bill Coffin, has been covering the risk and insurance industries for nearly 20 years. Prior to becoming the Life and Health Group Editor in Chief for Summit Professional Networks' LifeHealthPro.com, he ran National Underwriter Life & Health magazine, which underwent a complete redesign in 2012 and won numerous journalism awards. Before joining Summit, he was Director of Publications at the Risk and Insurance Management Society, a research analyst for the American Re-Insurance Company, and an editor for various A.M. Best publications. Bill’s work has also been published in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Fortune, Captive Review, New European Economy and other business publications. He is also a published novelist and game designer.

  • Nichole Morford

    Managing Editor

    Nichole Morford is the Managing Editor of LifeHealthPro.com, and is a former Managing Editor of Agent’s Sales Journal magazine. Prior to joining the Summit Professional Networks team in 2010, she spent six years as an editor with Penguin Group, managing non-fiction titles in both the reference and lifestyle categories. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Seattle Pacific University, and is a graduate of the Columbia Publishing Course at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. A Seattle native, Nichole relocated from London to Colorado in 2009. She lives with her husband in downtown Denver.

  • Emily Holbrook

    Executive Managing Editor

    Emily Holbrook is the Executive Managing Editor for National Underwriter Life & Health and Markets Channel Editor for LifeHealthPro.com. Emily has covered the financial, risk management and insurance industries for more than a decade, with her work appearing in Risk Management and the National Law Review. She graduated with dual degrees in Finance and English and worked in the financial industry as a fixed income trading administrator and analyst before becoming a writer. Emily is also a freelance food writer.

  • Daniel Williams

    Editor-in-Chief

    Daniel Williams, Editor-in-Chief of the new Retirement Advisor magazine (formerly Senior Market Advisor) and Annuities Channel Editor for LifeHealthPro.com, is an award-winning journalist and business editor with extensive experience in print, online and trade shows. Prior to joining Senior Market Advisor, Daniel was editor of Real Estate Southern California magazine and West Coast South Bureau Chief of GlobeSt.com, both are divisions of Real Estate Media. Previously, he covered the commercial real estate beat for the Orange County Business Journal. While there, he received a certificate of merit from SABEW (the Society of American Business Editors and Writers Inc.) for a story on "OCs Cash Economy." A native of the Deep South, Daniel relocated from Los Angeles to Denver with his wife and daughter.

  • Lynette Gil

    Associate Digital Content Editor

    Lynette Gil is the Associate Digital Content Editor of LifeHealthPro.com. Before joining Summit Professional Networks, she spent years managing website content and social media for different clients in the US and abroad. She has been featured as a journalist and translator in Where Guestbook Colorado, The Miami Herald, USA Today and El Nuevo Día. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Puerto Rico and graduate studies in translation. Lynette moved to Denver, Colorado in 2010 and lives in Littleton.

  • Allison Bell

    Health Insurance Channel Editor

    Allison Bell, LifeHealthPro.com Health Insurance Channel Editor, has been covering health insurance long enough to own a copy of the HIPAA conference report. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Before she came to Summit Professional Networks, she covered banking for the Business Journal of Charlotte.

  • Warren S. Hersch

    Senior Editor

    Warren S. Hersch is Senior Editor, Advanced Markets & Sales, for National Underwriter Life & Health magazine, which he joined in 2004. He covers practice management and life insurance-funded advanced planning techniques and trends in such areas as executive benefits, wealth transfer/estate planning, retirement planning and business planning. In addition, he serves as the Life Insurance Channel Editor for LifeHealthPro.com Previously, Mr. Hersch served in various editorial capacities at Call Center Magazine, Teleconnect and Computer Reseller News (CRN), all publications of the information technology publisher United Business Media. He also was an editor and analyst at Probe Research. Mr. Hersch has a B.A. in economics and history from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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