Faculty NameJohn Dismukes
John Dismukes has been involved in the insurance business since 1967. He has worked for an insurance company as a marketing representative, independent insurance agent, and served as Director of Education for the Independent Insurance Agents of Oklahoma from 1996 to July 2000.
John received his CPCU designation in 1977, his AAI designation in 1984, and his CIC designation in 1994, and his AIS designation in 2000. He has served as President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Greater Tulsa and President of the Northeastern Oklahoma Chapter of CPCU. John is a National Faculty member of The National Alliance and serves as Educational Consultant.
John formed his own independent training and consulting firm in 1998, and now conducts educational seminars all over the United States. In addition, he provides consulting services, expert witness services, and insurance agency valuations to agencies and companies.
Faculty NameJohn Immordino
John Immordino is a Vice President at Arlington/Roe, a wholesale insurance broker and MGA. His focus is in placing coverage for professional liability, management liability, and cyber risks. John has been placing Cyber Liability insurance for risks since 2004 when only a few carriers offered this product. John is currently the administrator for the Big I Agents Cyber Secure Program which is currently available in over 40 states. John previously worked as an operations officer for an independent insurance agency where he facilitated risk management programs and rounded out accounts. He had also worked as a business consultant in project development, internal controls, management, and marketing.
John is a member of the Professional Liability Underwriter's Society (PLUS) and participated in the Midwest Steering Committee. He sits on the IIA of Illinois Educational Committee, the Agent's Insurance Services Board and he is a licensed P&C agent. He received his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in 2006, his Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) designation in 2008, his Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation in 2010, the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) in 2014, and the Certified Programs Leader in 2015.
John has spoken at numerous functions on the topics of Employment Practices, Directors and Officers Liability, Information Privacy, and Network Security.
Faculty NameAllen Messer
Allen Messer began his insurance career in March of 1971. He has worked for several different insurance companies in various capacities and has been involved in the independent agency system as a producer and agency owner.
Allen currently consults agencies, companies, risk managers, and attorneys as well as instructs various seminars and live webinars. He earned his CPCU designation in 1981 where he received the Distinguished Graduate Award for attaining the highest academic average in the Nation. He earned his CIC designation in 1977 and serves as an Educational Consultant and is a National Faculty member of The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research.