Faculty NameMishell Magnusson
Mishell is the owner of KJM Consulting & Training, Inc. in Munnsville, New York. KJM specializes in providing a broad range of high quality training programs to insurance agencies; insurance companies and banks throughout the north east. Mishell currently holds New York State Property and Casualty Brokers License; a New York State Life and Health Brokers License; a New York State Producer License to Act as a Consultant; the Accredited Advisor of Insurance designation; Certified Professional Insurance Agent designation; and the Federation of Insurance Professional Counselor designation. She earned her CIC designation in 2000 and her CISR designation in 1997. Mishell has written and presented specialty programs for numerous insurance companies including Allegany Insurance Group; Dryden Mutual Insurance Company; HR Keller Group; Midstate Mutual Insurance Company; NYCM Insurance Company; Preferred Mutual Insurance Company; Security Mutual Insurance Company; and Plymouth Rock Assurance Company, as well as being one of the primary presenters for The New York Automobile Insurance Plan Producers Procedures Course.
In 2016 Mishell was awarded the Silver Level Outstanding Course Leader Award by The Institutes Risk & Insurance Knowledge Group in recognition of teaching classes that met or exceeded the national pass ratio. Mishell was named the 2013 AIMS Society - CPIA Facilitator of the Year as well as the 2014 Federation of New York Insurance Professionals - Tina A. Bobak Insurance Professional of the Year. She received the National Customer Service Representative of the Year award by the Professional Insurance Agents in 2004. She was also named one of 25 Women in Leadership in Central New York State in 2004.
Mishell is also contributing editor to Agents of America for a series "Insurance Agency Risk management - A Comprehensive Guide to Avoiding E&O Claims". These books are published nationally by West Legal Ed center, a business of Thomas Reuters. Mishell is a contributing author for PIA Management Services Inc. New York and New Jersey Professional Insurance Agents magazine; Wisconsin Professional Agent; Professional Insurance Agents of Florida; Professional Insurance Agents of Indiana, Inc. and The Professional Insurance Agent of Nebraska/Iowa. Her class presentations have also been featured in National Underwriter Magazine.