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Over 200 Participate in I-Day 2012

Welcome to EKU Insurance Day

EKU Risk Management & Insurance hosted Insurance Day 2012 on April 23 and 24, 2012.  More than 200 insurance professionals, speakers, and students took part in two days of golf, casino night, and speakers.

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EKU I-Day Continuing Education Program at the EKU Center for the Arts

  • Continental Breakfast and Registration
  • Welcome from EKU President Doug Whitlock
  • The Commissioner's Session
  • Identification and Response to Emerging Risks OR Estate Planning for Retirement Benefits
  • Industry in Transition
  • Lunch and Speaker
  • Keys for Future Success OR Current Issues in Life Insurance
  • Challenges Facing the Surplus Lines Market OR Insurance Industry Overview: Agents and Companies
  • Issues facing Worker's Comp Insurance


  • Sharon Clark, Commissioner of Insurance, KY
  • April Caudill, Sr. Advanced Planning Attorney, Northwestern Mutual / President, Society of Financial Service Professionals
  • Chuck Chamness, President & CEO, NAMIC (National Association of Mutual Insurance Cos.)
  • Larry Clevinger, Wells Fargo Insurance
  • Tom Coffey, Landmark Brokerage
  • Stuart Ferguson, Managing Director, Underwriters Safety and Claims / President, Kentucky Captive Association
  • Jim Nestheide, Regional President, Travelers
  • Bobby Owens, VP, Risk Placement Services
  • David Popplewell, President, Cincinnati Life Insurance Co.
  • Robert Restrepo, CEO, State Auto
  • James Roe, President, Arlington & Roe
  • Christine Schelble, Risk Manager, Lexmark
  • Melissa Stevens, Complex Claims Director, Chartis
  • Pat Warren, VP Agency-KY, State Farm
  • Hank Watkins, President, Lloyd's of North America
  • Additional speakers to be added


  • Exchanges
  • Surplus Lines
  • Worker's Comp
  • Fraud
  • Estate Planning
  • Regulation
  • Life Insurance Issues
  • Alternative Risk Transfer
  • Claims
  • And more

Contact Information

Dr. Ed Duett

Published on April 23, 2012

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