Lawrence Geller, CLU, TEP

President, L.I. Geller Insurance Agencies Ltd.

Lawrence Geller is the President of L.I. Geller Insurance Agencies Ltd. and the founder of For Advisors Only Inc (FAO), an internet-based discussion board for members of the financial services industry as well as having founded The Canada Sales Congress.

Lawrence has spent the last 45 years specializing in fully guaranteed benefits with a subspecialty in Living Benefits. He works with National and International professional firms, and their principles and partners, and provides expert plan design, underwriting and claims support services. Lawrence is regularly consulted by lawyers, accountants and financial advisors for advice, counsel and assistance with their personal and client matters. He does joint case work with many members of the profession, most commonly members of Top of the Table and CALU.

Lawrence has frequently been called on to speak about disability income, seminar selling, target marketing and marketing techniques, permission marketing, fiduciary duty, regulatory issues and concerns in Canada and abroad. In the late winter and spring of 2021, Lawrence was the moderator of a webinar series on making compliance profitable that was held by FAO. Lawrence also serves as an expert witness in the areas of ethical conduct (insurance agents), insurance policy and contractual provisions, insurability, benefit payment provisions (disability and life insurance), replacement and agent conduct at juridic and administrative levels. 

Lawrence is a member of Advocis, CALU and STEP. He is active with the CAN-SOLVE CKD initiative and a founder of the Transplant Ambassadors Program as well as the International Society of Disability Insurance.