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    FROM “GIRL FRIDAY” TO AGENCY OWNER

FROM “GIRL FRIDAY” TO AGENCY OWNER

Broken glass FROM “GIRL FRIDAY” TO AGENCY OWNER Rising through the ranks, this agent turned a part-time college job into a fulfilling career By Elisabeth Boone, CPCU Younger readers may be wondering: What is a “Girl Friday”? The phrase was likely coined during World War II when women were joining the ranks of office workers in droves to do the jobs left vacant by men who were serving in the

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    REVISITING REBATES

REVISITING REBATES

To the Point By Joseph S. Harrington, CPCU REVISITING REBATES New risk technologies force review of long-standing prohibitions In the R Street Institute’s R Street Shorts No. 8,  Ian Adams writes, “If giving away a service that is completely incidental to an insurance transaction is deemed illegal, then in a market of increasingly intertwined services, firms essentially are barred from offering insurance and non-insurance products simultaneously.” Did you get that?

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    A ROSE IS A ROSE IS A ROSE

A ROSE IS A ROSE IS A ROSE

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion By Kevin P. Hennosy A ROSE IS A ROSE IS A ROSE NAIC works to make a liar out of Gertrude Stein in defense of collateralized loan obligations “There are three things in life that are real: God, human folly, and laughter. Since the first two are beyond our comprehension, we must do what we can with the third.”—John F. Kennedy The National Association of

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    AN INSURER’S PUBLIC POLICY: BE A STEWARD OF THE EARTH

AN INSURER’S PUBLIC POLICY: BE A STEWARD OF THE EARTH

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion By Kevin P. Hennosy AN INSURER’S PUBLIC POLICY: BE A STEWARD OF THE EARTH Chubb battles climate change through science-based products, services and example On July 1, 2019, Chubb Limited, the commercial insurance giant, announced that the company would neither offer coverage for, nor invest in, coal-oriented business enterprises. According to a news release distributed by the company: “With the new policy, the company will

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    GAMMA IOTA SIGMA

GAMMA IOTA SIGMA

GAMMA IOTA SIGMA Risk management and insurance fraternity focuses on diversity, and its students are waiting to connect with you By Christopher W. Cook When one hears consecutive Greek letters, it can be easy to think of fraternities and sororities on a university campus. Aside from the “social” Greek collegiate organizations, there are also those that are professional or academic focused. Enter Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS), a fraternity with chapters

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