Course Information

Program: RGS
Event: Ruble Graduate Seminar
Delivery Method: Webinar
Instruction Hours: 16*
Metro Area:
Available Seats: 86
Start Date: Mar 08, 2021
End Date: Mar 09, 2021
Price: $445


IIA of Indiana Webinar Event
Mar 08, 2021

Carmel, WB

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Pacific Mountain Central Eastern



Topic Date Time Speaker
Join Webinar Mar 08, 2021 07:45-08:00
Employment Practices Liability Insurance - How It Works Mar 08, 2021 08:00-12:00 Richard S. Pitts
Lunch Mar 08, 2021 12:00-13:15
Had I Been On That Jury...Personal and Commercial Lines Edition Mar 08, 2021 13:15-17:15 Richard S. Pitts
Join Webinar Mar 09, 2021 07:45-08:00
Insuring the Building Project: Builders Risk and Installation Floater Mar 09, 2021 08:00-12:00 Cathy Trischan
Lunch Mar 09, 2021 12:00-13:15
Certificates of Insurance and Additional Insureds: Navigating the Maze Mar 09, 2021 13:15-17:15 Cathy Trischan

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Pacific Mountain Central Eastern

Allen Messer | Bio

Allen Messer brings technical skill, initiative, and experience to bear on the complex problems of insurance and risk management. He began his insurance career in March of 1971. He has worked for several different insurance companies in various capacities and has been involved in the independent agency system as a producer and agency owner. Allen currently consults agencies, companies, risk managers, and attorneys as well as instructs various seminars and live webinars. He earned his CPCU designation in 1981 where he received the Distinguished Graduate Award for attaining the highest academic average in the Nation. He earned his CIC designation in 1977 and serves as an Educational Consultant and is a National Faculty member of The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research.

Cathy Trischan | Bio

Cathy Trischan has been with the E&K Insurance Group in Eatontown, New Jersey since 1996, and currently serves as Director of Commercial Underwriting. She began her insurance career upon graduation from Rutgers University in 1987. She has worked as a claims adjuster for a major property and casualty carrier as well as in the commercial departments of several New Jersey agencies. In addition to her work with E&K, Cathy provides education and consulting services to other agents and brokers. She is a National Faculty member of The National Alliance, speaking in the CIC, CISR and Ruble programs. She also serves as a mentor for new CIC and CISR faculty. Cathy is a regular presenter for various agents’ associations and other organizations and has taught both pre-licensing and continuing education courses. She has written courses and articles on various insurance topics. A firm believer that one should never stop learning, Cathy holds several professional designations including CIC, CRM and CPCU.

Richard S. Pitts | Bio

Richard S. Pitts is Vice President and General Counsel to Arlington/Roe & Co., Inc., an insurance brokerage and managing general agent headquartered in Indianapolis. Rick also serves as general counsel to the Independent Insurance Agents of Indiana, Inc. As counsel to the "Big I," Rick speaks annually at the association's Agency Compliance Seminars and teaches various seminars on insurance and employment related matters. Rick has also presented continuing education seminars to insurance professionals nationally. Rick is a 1983 graduate of Wabash College and a 1986 graduate of the Indiana University McKinney School of Law. He clerked for the Honorable Patrick D. Sullivan, a judge of the Indiana Court of Appeals in 1986-87. Rick is admitted to practice before Indiana state and federal courts, the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and is a member of local, state, and national bar associations. He has tried cases and participated in over seventy appeals. Rick has served as a panelist and lecturer on a variety continuing education subjects, including cyber-related risks, the Americans with Disabilities Act, "Mold: Issues Under the Microscope" for the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF), and "Insurance Issues for Builders" for the Indiana Builders Association. Rick has also served as chair of several ICLEF seminars, including "Advanced Corporate Practice," "Privacy Law," and "Insurance Coverage Issues." Rick has also presented seminars on "Insuring Fiduciary Exposures," "Insurance Coverage Disputes," and "Agency Succession and Perpetuation." He has co-authored articles appearing in the Indiana Law Review.