The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), the Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, has appointed David Dickhudt as senior director of Finance and Gina van Dijk as senior director of Global Markets. Dickhudt will oversee the organization’s finance and member processing department, while van Dijk will lead the reimagining of MDRT’s Global Markets department.

A financial executive with extensive experience, Dickhudt previously served as the finance director at the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County (SAWC), an organization that provides services to more than 1,200 housing-insecure individuals in the Ann Arbor, Michigan, area. His previous experience includes tenures managing the finances of businesses located in the U.S., Hong Kong and Germany. Van Dijk joins MDRT from MCI Group, a global consulting, engagement, marketing and event management agency, for which she has worked in senior positions with clients based in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the U.S. “I’m passionate about giving back to the communities I’m part of, and I’m excited to bring that passion and my background in international finance to MDRT,” said Dickhudt. “Around the world, MDRT membership is seen as the standard of excellence in financial services, and I look forward to advancing its mission of global excellence and outstanding professionalism.

Dickhudt and van Dijk’s combined expertise in international finance, global development and business strategy will contribute to the expansion of MDRT’s international efforts, especially the development and delivery of professional resources for its Asian members.

“I’m very excited to be joining the MDRT team and helping to advance its global mission of professional excellence in financial services,” said van Dijk. “The Asia-Pacific is a region of critical importance to the future of MDRT as an association, and I look forward to helping financial advisors and insurance agents reap the full benefits of their MDRT membership.”

Outside of work, Dickhudt enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, participating in family Zumba classes and cycling. He also serves as an elder of his church and helps manage its endowment fund. Van Dijk enjoys spending time with her husband and children, global travel and athletics, especially diving. She is passionate about learning about different global cultures and languages and has lived on four continents.

Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, is a global, independent association of the world’s leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 500 companies in 70 nations and territories. MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service. MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services business. For more information, please visit and follow them on Twitter @MDRtweet.

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