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


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

MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Cristina Pedraza-Martinez, J.D., CPA, CIC
2017–2023
Popular Insurance LLC

MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Robert J. Rogers, CLU, ChFC
2015–2021
Cedar Lake Consulting, Inc.

IMMEDIATE PAST-CHAIRMAN
Kenneth L. Fields, MSM, CIC, CPCU, CLU, ChFC

2013–2019
State Auto Insurance Company

Darryl Coleman
2019–2025
Coleman Search Group, Inc.

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

Eduard J. Pulkstenis, CIC, CPCU, FCAS, MAAA
2017–2023
Blackboard Insurance

Beverly L. Tyrrell
2017–2023
Patra Corporation