2022 Summer Summit, July 27-29, 2022

education  ⁠—  enrichment  ⁠—  planning for growth

Every four years we gather our membership together.  

A Peek at the Summit!

Eaglewood Resort & Spa
1401 Nordic Rd, Itasca, Illinois 60143

Hear two keynote speakers:


Pat McCaskey is co-owner of the Chicago Bears, working for the Bears since 1974. He is also a speaker known for his moving and humorous presentations on sports, community, and faith.

Pat is the author of five books: “Bear with Me: A Family History of George Halas and the Chicago Bears”, “Sports and Faith: Stories of the Devoted and the Devout”, “Pillars of the NFL: Coaches Who Have Won Three or More Championships”, “Sports and Faith: More Stories of the Devoted and the Devout” and “Pilgrimage: A Sports & Faith Series Book”

Pat has won the following awards: Notre Dame High School leadership and distinguished service, Harriet Beecher Stowe School voice of freedom, Illinois father of the year, Boy Scouts of America distinguished citizen, Sports Faith Light of Christ, and Chicago Youth Guidance Exemplary Service.

He is knighted in the international charitable order of Saint Stanislas. He is in the Notre Dame College Prep Hall of Honor for faith, scholarship, and service.

Pat and his wife, Gretchen, have three sons: Ed, Tom, and James. He has two grandchildren, Grace and Pat.

Mike Dyal

MIKE DYAL  – Financial Planning

Mike Dyal is the principal and founder of multiple companies that help his vision to solve the retirement shortfall by providing the solutions to income tax, decreased income, health costs, & longevity. Mike has been featured in FORBES and is a National Ambassador for The Financial Awareness Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to improving financial awareness. Mike has speaking engagements at local colleges and business forums. Mike Dyal will give you the tools to create a financial plan that fits our changing world.

He attended Utah Valley University where he graduated with dual degrees in Spanish & Technology Management with an emphasis on Leadership; earning the National Certificate from the Center for the Advancement of Leadership. He earned an MBA Spring 2020.

Mike Dyal enjoys watching a movie with his spouse & college sweetheart, Keli, taking family trips to hike the mountains or explore the wild Pacific Northwest coastline. When he has a moment to himself, he is usually reading a book, or working in his garden. His love for life comes from his five children. Mike is an Eagle Scout who continues to mentor youth.


Eaglewood Resort and Spa
1401 Nordic Road
Itasca IL 60143

AGENDA: Here is a peek

Wednesday, July 27

  • Installation of the new 1891 Financial Board of Directors.
  • Welcome Dinner.

Thursday, July 28

  • Financial Advisor Mike Dyal
  • Pat McCaskey, co-owner of the Chicago Bears will speak about his LIFE journey
  • Escape Room challenge
  • Learn about 1891 Financial Life and how we can help make a difference in your community through our giving programs
  • Learn how you can earn ambassador dollars, grants for your community and much more
  • Meet our Board of Directors, staff, other members, and our partnerships to share your faith, ideas and memories
  • Participate in a Mystery Dinner on Thursday evening

Friday, July 29

  • Participate in roundtable discussions
  • Box-lunch to go

Questions about attendance? Please contact Outreach Coordinator Mary at 1-800-344-6273 ext. 208 or email mary_seitz-pagano@1891financiallife.com

A beneficial member is an adult that has an active life insurance policy or annuity issued by the Society for two or more years. They remain a beneficial member for as long as the certificate is inforce. All reasonable expenses for the member attendee associated with attending the Summer Summit will be covered.