Annual Meeting Highlights

Looking Ahead

On Tuesday, industry executives will hear from another strong line-up of speakers. Kicking things off will be Admiral William McRaven, USN (Ret.), retired U.S. Navy Four-Star admiral and former Chancellor of the University of Texas System.

We also have Robert Kagan, a senior fellow with the Project on Inter¬national Order and Strategy in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution and author of The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World.

The day’s session will also include a powerhouse reinsurance panel that will discuss the emerging risks in the U.S. and across the globe.

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Admiral William H. McRaven, USN (Ret.) discusses leadership and risk management at the PCI Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, Florida. Allianz Chief Economic Advisor Mohamed El-Erian discusses today's economy and what's ahead at the PCI Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, Florida.

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Brookings Institution Senior Fellow Robert Kagan speaks at the PCI Annual Meeting. (l to r) Guy Carpenter CEO, North America Tim Gardner; Starr Companies SVP and Chief Underwriting Officer Richard Bessinger; Markel Chief Global Ceded Reinsurance Officer Julia Chu; AXIS Re North America President Jon Colello; and Munich Re President-Reinsurance Steve Levy participate in the Reinsurance panel.

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(l to r) Squire Patton Boggs Partner Mary Jo Hudson, Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier, Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak, and South Carolina Department of Insurance Director Ray Farmer participate in the Future of Insurance Regulation panel.
(l to r) PCI Senior Vice President, State Government & Member Relations Paul Blume; Aon Global Head of Growth and Strategic Development Bryon Ehrhart; Florida Senate President Designate Bill Galvano; Progressive Insurance Senior Product Manager Dave Williams; and Florida Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Mark Wilson participate in the Florida Issues Panel.

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PCI President and CEO David A. Sampson delivers the President's Address. PCI Board Chair and COUNTRY Financial Chief Executive Officer Kurt Bock welcomes attendees the the 2018 PCI Annual Meeting.
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The National Anthem is performed to open the 2018 PCI Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, Florida.

Membership Recognition Ceremony

PCI values all of our members and recognizes those who are celebrating milestone anniversaries. PCI also welcomes new members at the 2018 Annual Meeting. Our members contribute greatly to our organization and help us maintain our influence and enhance our advocacy efforts.

50 years

CSE Insurance Group
Integrity Insurance
SECURA Insurance Companies

25 years

Catlin US (XL Catlin)
Columbia Insurance Group
Dryden Mutual Insurance Company
Lebanon Valley Insurance Company (Tuscarora Wayne Mutual Group)
Medmarc Insurance Group
The Farmers Fire Insurance Company

10 years

Builders Insurance Group
Victory Insurance Company, Inc.
WCF Insurance

Welcome new members

Aspire General Insurance Company
Capital Insurance Group
Farmers Alliance Companies
Glencar Insurance Company
Indiana Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
Maison Insurance Company
Next Insurance Company
Oklahoma Farm Bureau Insurance Group
ProTucket Insurance Company
The Hanover Insurance Group

The Institutes Griffith Insurance Education Foundation Award

Kurt Bock receives the Institutes Griffith Foundation’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

The Institutes Griffith Insurance Education Foundation today presented its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award to Kurt Bock, CEO of COUNTRY Financial.

Kurt has been a leader in the industry for many years and is honored for his exceptional contributions to insurance education and support of the missions of the Griffith Foundation and PCI.

The Institutes Griffith Foundation is an educational organization that promotes the study and teaching of risk management and all lines of insurance through educational programs for students and public policymakers. For the past several years at PCI’s Annual Meeting, the Institutes Griffith Foundation has honored an insurance professional who has shown dedication to insurance education with The Institutes Griffith Foundation’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.

New Officers Elected

PCI elects new officers to its Board of Governors. Pete McPartland of Sentry will now serve as PCI Board Chair. McPartland will proceed Kurt Bock, CEO of COUNTRY Financial.

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See you next year in Boston for the 2019 Annual Meeting, October 20-22.