Ronnell Nolan founded Health Agents for America, Inc. “HAFA” in 2012, a non-profit trade association exclusively for health insurance agents; President/CEO, founded The Nolan Group in 2001, a boutique insurance and lobbyist firm. She brings Agents/Brokers to the table and fights for them in every arena and in every State. She has been in the insurance business as an agent for 37 years and lobbyist for 15 years. In 2014 & 2015, she was named by Employee Benefit Advisors Magazine as one of the top 20 “Most Influential Women in Benefit Advising” in the Nation, May 2014 had the distinct honor of the cover and feature story of the Employee Benefit Adviser, one of LifeHealthPro’s 20 most creative people, A Woman to Watch by the Medical Tourism Association and Business woman of the year by the Louisiana Women’s Caucus. A frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Modern Health Care LifeHealthPro, BenefitsPro, Insurance News Net, Kiplinger, Employee Benefits Advisor, LA Times, Think Advisor, Insurance Journal and speaker on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, she has participated in a series of webinars and lectures on health care reform and currently serves on Louisiana’s Commissioner of Insurance, Jim Donelon’s Agent Advisory Board & Louisiana Health Care Commission. She spends much of her time on Capitol Hill representing her members and the clients they represent.