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The association boasts a rich history since its founding in 1925 as the Texas Association of Life Underwriters (TALU). Today, the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors – Texas State Chapter (NAIFA-Texas) comprised of 12 local Chapter and Affiliate associations, represents the business interests of more than 1,400 members statewide.

The Mission of NAIFA-Texas is to advocate for a positive legislative and regulatory environment, enhance business and professional skills, and promote the ethical conduct of its members. NAIFA-Texas Past Presidents, Committee Chairs and Award Recipients have been integral to guiding the direction of the association through the 20th and into the 21st Century


NAIFA-Texas Awards Program

The NAIFA-Texas Awards program recognizes highly qualified members that have been identified and recommended by their peers for exhibiting leadership qualities, character, significant contributions to the insurance and financial industries, and meet or exceed the required qualifications for the award in which they are being recommended. 

NAIFA-Texas presents the following awards to its most outstanding members:

Any NAIFA-Texas member in good standing is eligible to nominate a notable candidate. Standards for consideration are exceptional as are our past award recipients.

The 2023 NAIFA-Texas Award Nominations are open. To submit a candidate for consideration, please download the corresponding nomination form above, review the criteria, complete the form, and return it to support@naifa-texas.org. Awards will be presented to the selected recipients at the 2024 NAIFA-Texas Annual State Conference scheduled for February 16-18, 2024 in Houston, Texas.


Lifetime Achievement  Award Recipients Bruce Murray Tall Texan  Award Recipients
Young Advisor Team Leader of the Year Award Recipients Local Leader of the Year Award Recipients



NAIFA National Quality Award

The NAIFA Quality Award provides advisors at any career stage the opportunity to demonstrate a commitment to excellence. This includes:

  • Professionalism through education and earned designations
  • Production measured by performance metrics customized for each practice specialty 
  • Adherence to the NAIFA code of ethics, and
  • Service to your industry association

Advisors specializing in Life & Annuities, Financial Advising & Investments, Health & Employee Benefits, Multiline Sales, or any combination of these specialties have the opportunity to demonstrate the quality that is the mark of a true professional. NAIFA-Texas is proud to share the NAIFA Quality Award recipients selected from the state of Texas. To learn more about this award, please visit: https://tdc.naifa.org/nqa

2022 NAIFA Quality Award Recipients from Texas