Academy Board Members

The Research Academy publishes books, practical learning guides, survey data, and reference materials to support and nurture the insurance and risk management industry.

Academy Board Members




CHAIRMAN
Kevin Ray, CIC, CPCU, AU, AINS, AIS, API
2016-2021
Erie Insurance Group

VICE CHAIRMAN
Cristina Pedraza-Martinez, J.D., CPA, CIC
2017–2023
Popular Insurance LLC

MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Darryl Coleman
2019–2025
Coleman Search Group, Inc.

MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Eduard J. Pulkstenis, CIC, CPCU, FCAS, MAAA
2017–2023
Blackboard Insurance

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN
Victor A. Puleo, Ph.D, CIC, CFP
2016-2021
Butler University

Alivia Cooper, M.S., CIC, CRM
2019–2025
Amerisure Insurance Company

William T. Hold, Ph.D., CIC, CPCU, CLU
2019–2025
The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research


Aubie W. Knight, CIC, CRM, AAI
2015–2021
IIA of North Carolina

Diane C. Masterson, CIC, CPCU
2019–2025
State Auto Insurance Company

David Medvidofsky, CIC, CRM, CPCU, ARM, AAI
2019–2025
The Main Street America Group

Robert J. Rogers, CLU, ChFC
2015–2021
Cedar Lake Consulting, Inc.

Beverly L. Tyrrell
2017–2023