Ruble Graduate Seminar

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Instruction Hours 16
Topics Ruble Graduate Seminar
Programs James K. Ruble Seminars
Start Date Jul 08, 2020
End Date Jul 09, 2020
Learning Options Traditional Classroom

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Topics Covered:

  • Varied educational choices which may include ethics, advanced property and casualty topics, marketing, sales, sales management, and life & benefits subjects.

  • Practical options that examine real-life examples and complex exposure issues.

Birmingham, AL
July 8-9, 2020
7:30 AM Registration
Victor D. McCarley Education Facility
141 London Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35211
205-326-4129
Contact AIIA at 205-326-4129 for overnight accommodations.

This event is being conducted by the Alabama IIA, Inc.

Graduate Seminars feature a variety of advanced topic selections along with real-life applications for the material. Use what you learn here to explain to your clients some of the exposures they may face and the most effective methods for remedying them.

Topics Covered:

  • Varied educational choices which may include ethics, advanced property and casualty topics, marketing, sales, sales management, and life & benefits subjects.

  • Practical options that examine real-life examples and complex exposure issues.

Faculty

Faculty Name

Chris Christian

Bio Detail

Chris Christian began her insurance career in 1985, joining GAF Insurance Services, a retail agency. After six years with GAF, Chris moved to the carrier side, opening the San Diego branch office of RLI Corporation, an underwriter of specialty lines insurance. The San Diego office was dedicated to directors and officers liability coverage and was the launching pad for Chris's specialization in professional liability. By 1997, when Chris departed RLI to join London American General Agency, she had established herself as an underwriter of hard-to-place nonprofit directors and officers liability accounts, healthcare directors and officers liability, and managed care errors and omissions coverages. At London American, Chris launched two underwriting facilities for healthcare-related errors and omissions and directors and officers coverages, as well as brokerage facilities for professional liability and property/casualty lines. Chris joined US Risk Brokers in November 2005 as Vice President and Senior Broker, specializing in professional liability. She has earned her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) designations and is a frequent industry speaker and author. She is also active in industry associations.

Faculty Name

Bettye Buffington

Bio Detail

Bettye Buffington is President of Central Insurance Services, Inc. in Beltsville, Maryland, and former Vice President of Truckwriters of Colorado, Inc. in Lakewood, Colorado. After long years of "commuting" across the country on a regular basis, Bettye is taking a break from her ownership and leadership roles in the agency business and will focus on teaching and consulting. Bettye has a long list of accomplishments and contributions to The National Alliance and to the state associations for which she instructs. Bettye has served on the Board of Governors for the Society of CISR, as well as the Board of Governors for the Society of CIC. She is a member of Insurance Agents & Brokers of Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware and has been a long-standing instructor for the association. Bettye is a National Faculty member for the Society of CIC, teaching at CISR courses, William T. Hold Seminars, CIC institutes, Ruble Seminars, and CRM courses. She is an instructor for other risk management and insurance associations and companies. She has written several articles and develops educational material on Insurance and Risk Management. Rough Notes magazine has featured Bettye in their marketing agency of the month and awarded her the "Marketing Agency of the Year." Accomplishments and contributions like these have earned her a place as a Charter Member of the "Distinguished Faculty" of The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research.