Executive Consultant & Principal, A Private Company, W Des Moines, IA 04/2003 – Present
Adjunct Instructor, A Private Company, West Des Moines, IA 06/2006 – Present
Staff Product Manager, Nationwide Insurance Co, Des Moines, IA 01/2005 – 10/2006
Co-founder & Chief Operations Officer, Crop1 Insurance, Urbandale, IA 11/2001 – 04/2003
Co-founder & Chief Operations Officer, CQuest Ltd., West Des Moines, IA 04/2000 – 11/2001
Vice President, Product UW & Strategy, IGF Insurance Co, Des Moines, IA 10/1993 – 03/2000
Director, Insuring Services, Dawson Hail Insurance Co, Fargo, ND 04/1992 – 03/1993
Product & Admin. Manager, Great American Insurance Co, Kansas City 06/1985 – 03/1992
Marketing/Claims Manager (TX), Union Insurance Co, Lincoln, NE. 09/1983 – 05/1985
Doctoral Study – Economics
Iowa State University, Ames, IA 06/1975 – 07/1979
Master of Science – Agricultural Economics
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 01/1974 – 05/1975
Bachelor of Science – Agricultural Economics
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 09/1970 – 12/1973
Iowa Insurance Agents License (Crop, Life, Health, Accident) Inactive.
CPCU Exams 1,5,7,8,9
AFIS Part 1 & 2
MPCI and Crop-Hail Product Development (GRP, GRIP, LRP, LGM, MP-DD, MP-RC, Production Plan Hail, Best Management Practice, Catastrophic Weather)
RMA Expert Underwriter (Apple Price Option, LRP, Variable Unit Discount, Aquaculture, )
Reinsurance Fund Underwriting, Plan of Operations, MPCI Delivery (PDP/PRP)
Agri-business Production Interruption Insurance (AgPI)
APH history, unit structure, and claims analysis.
Named Peril and Crop-Hail product management, pricing, state filings, and reinsurance.
Experienced with all U.S. production areas and major crops, including California specialty crops.
MPCI and Crop-Hail claims adjustment, APH audit, and field supervision.
Vice Chairman, NCIS Actuarial & Statistics Committee (standing), 1986-2001.
Available Upon Request
Outstanding Senior – Agricultural Economics, OSUNational Champion FFA Livestock Judging Team, Gold Emblem Member
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