Camille Simpson, Regional Vice President, State Relations for the New England States. The American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association with approximately 290-member companies operating in the United States and abroad. ACLI advocates in federal, state, and international forums for public policy that supports the industry marketplace and the 75 million American families that rely on life insurers’ products for financial and retirement security. ACLI members offer life insurance, annuities, retirement plans, long-term care and disability income insurance, and reinsurance, representing more than 95 percent of industry assets and premiums. Ms. Simpson administers the legislative and regulatory relationships regarding the life insurance industry in New England states, as well as, works closely with our policy experts on the area of retirement security. Prior to her career at ACLI, Ms. Simpson worked as Assistant Vice President, Associate Secretary & Counsel for MassMutual Financial Group for over 15 years. In this position she represented the company before legislators and regulators in the company’s federal legislative and regulatory matters regarding tax and retirement security; worked with associations including the ICI, SIFMA, and ACLI; led the company’s relations with several trade associations; and developed and implemented government relations strategies. In addition, she is an ERISA expert and worked on corporate governance matter in here role of Associate Corporate Secretary of the MassMutual Board of Directors. Ms. Simpson also worked for the United States House of Representatives – Committee on Education and the Workforce working on retirement, healthcare and labor issues. Ms. Simpson received her B.S. in Finance from Syracuse University and her J.D. from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law.