The Alabama Insurance Society holds monthly meetings for all members to attend. These monthly meetings are open to all students and are a great way to be active in the organization and stay informed on future planned activities.
September 12: General Interest Meeting
Join us at 6:30 p.m. in Bidgood 367 to learn more about the Alabama Insurance Society, our chapter of an international insurance fraternity, meet the students who are responsible for leading the organization, and learn about the exciting speakers and events that we have planned for the year.
September 19: Monthly Meeting with Gary Roberts
Join us at 6:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Ballroom to hear Gary Roberts, Territory Vice President of HealthMarkets, discuss the dynamics of insurance agencies. A highly entrepreneurial UA alumnus, Roberts has built one of the largest insurance distribution groups in the nation serving a wide range of customers in various lines of insurance. Also, more than a dozen professionals will be present to talk with students about the various sectors of the industry including actuarial science, claims, financial planning, intermediaries, brokerage, surplus lines and wholesale, underwriting, and more.
October 10-12: Spencer Foundation Risk Manager in Residence Shari Natovitz
Shari Natovitz, SVP and director of Risk Management at Silverstein Properties, will be at The University of Alabama as the Spencer Education Foundation Risk Manager in Residence. Natovitz manages a $100 million-plus insurance program for one of the highest profile projects in the nation, the rebuild of the World Trade Center. Prior to joining Silverstein in 2005, she spent decades as a construction broker with Marsh, its predecessor Johnson & Higgins, and later with USI.
During her visit, Natovitz will talk with students about being a risk manager for residential and commercial construction properties and will be speaking at Alabama I-Day 2017 on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 1:00 pm in the Bryant Conference Center.
October 11: Alabama Insurance Day & Career Fair
The 34th annual Alabama I-Day will be held Wed., Oct. 11 at the Bryant Conference Center. This year, the conference will feature an insurance and financial services Career Fair from 12:00 to 3:00 pm. This is a great opportunity for students to explore various career paths in the industry and meet some of the best companies from all across the country. Registration is required to attend. I-Day and the Career Fair are FREE for Culverhouse students and open to all majors. Students: reserve your spot by completing this Qualtrics survey.
Alabama I-Day is a premier insurance conference for industry professionals in the Southeast. The annual day-long event features an outstanding program of premier speakers in property-casualty and life-health insurance, risk management, and employee benefits. This year features a compelling series of experts on disaster risk management including Tuscaloosa Mayor Walter Maddox, Insurance Commissioners David Altmaier (FL), Mike Chaney (MS) and Jim Ridling (AL), WorldCom whistleblower Cynthia Cooper, and UA Athletic Director Greg Byrne. The conference also offers tons of networking and CE, CLE, and CPE credit for Alabama insurance agents, attorneys, and accountants. Industry professionals: visit the I-Day website to register and learn more.