Ann Baker Ronn joined The AFP Group in 1991, and counts among her passions helping people achieve financial success, and making them laugh. She is proud to be a third generation member of the insurance and financial services profession. She earned the designation of LUTCF (Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow) in 1994; and the CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter) and ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant) designations in 2016. In 2015, Ann and the AFP Group affiliated with United Wealth Advisors Group, LLC, a national wealth management firm.
Ann served on the board of NAIFA-Houston (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors) for seven years. She spearheaded the Lone Star Symposium for NAIFA-Houston, a spring event of top industry speakers. In 2015 Ann received the coveted John Neighbors Award. This award recognizes a member who has served the Association, the membership, the industry, and the community with distinction and special dedication. In 2007, Ann was a recipient of the Paul Mills Scholarship from the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals. Ann regularly qualifies for the Million Dollar Round Table, as well as the prestigious Court of the Table. Ann has proudly presented MDRT Foundation grants to three local charities, Home Aid Houston, Bel-Inizio and Kids Meals.
Ann is an investment advisor representative with Ameritas Investment Company, LLC, serving as a member of the prestigious Ameritas Field Advisory Cabinet. The cabinet consists of the top financial professionals within Ameritas and advises senior management on product design, service and systems. She is a frequent industry speaker, presenting to groups such as the LIMRA Insurer’s Forum in Orlando, Florida; the Ameritas Disability Income Forum in Mobile, Alabama; the Million Dollar Round Table annual meeting held in Anaheim, California. In 2014 she shared her passion of Income Protection with NAIFA-Oklahoma City and NAIFA-Louisiana. In 2013, Ann launched a new business, Income Protection Solutions, Inc. focusing on protecting people’s most valuable asset – their ability to go to work each day and earn a paycheck.
Ann is active with Hadassah, the world’s largest volunteer women’s organization, and is a graduate of Hadassah’s Leadership Academy, a three-year leadership training program for female community leaders. She served as Pearl Group Co-President for a 3-year term and also served as Vice President of Programming. In 2012, Ann co-chaired Hadassah’s citywide fundraiser, bringing Elizabeth Smart to Houston. Ann is a strong supporter, advocate for and current Board Member of Camp Young Judaea, Texas and is co-chair of the Legacy Planning Team. Ann also serves on the Board of the Houston Jewish Community Foundation.
Ann enjoys spending time and traveling with her husband David, and daughters Gabrielle, Netanya and Ahava.