Tom Coffey Shares Expertise with Students
On March 10, 2015, Mr. Tom Coffey visited EKU Risk Management and Insurance to share with students and also to name his new endowed professorship.
Dr. Siwei Gao was named the first Coffey Professor of Insurance.
Mr. Coffey visited with Dr. Burke Christensen's RMI 474 Life Insurance and Estate Planning students. He even allowed time for lunch with student James Speaks. According to Speaks (junior from Somerset), Mr. Coffey is the reason he chose the EKU program. When he was trying to decide on a major, Coffey told him about the EKU program, possibilities of working in the insurance industry, and recommended EKU.