2021 Private Risk Management Association

Virtual  Summit Agenda

November 10th – 12th


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Wednesday, November 10th, 2021

10:30 am to 11:00 am EST

PRMA Welcome 

Diane Delaney, AIG, Summit Co-Chair
Karen Hivry, Cincinnati, Summit Co-Chair 

PRMA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiative 
Deon Hornsby, AIG 
LaTanya Simmons, AON 

11:00 am to 12:15 pm EST

Bow to Stern, Navigating the new normal?  

Numerous consumers are buying personal watercraft to spend time with their families during this pandemic.  Many are first time buyers or are buying larger watercrafts.  They do not understand the type of coverage that was sold to them.  Nor do their insurance advisors know what questions to ask.  This workshop will help you demystify the complex insurance issues faced by both consumers and insurance professionals.  This essential information will help you better serve your clients as you dive into the world of ocean marine. 

Jeremy Backman, Chubb
Sean Blue, AIG
Karen Hivry, Cincinnati 
Richard Smith, Bass Underwriters
Russ Steinman, Cincinnati

1:00 pm to 2:15 pm EST

Saddle Up and Strategize Symposium – How to protect the Rural Lifestyle  

From the Gentleman’s Farm to full farming operations and all the livestock in between, come learn how to best protect your clients’ rural lifestyle from the industry’s best Farm and Ranch specialists.  This session will provide an open dialogue to help answer your questions about insuring hard to place rural properties, provide additional insights on having deeper conversations about possible hidden exposures on farms and ranches, and shed light on the insurance changes in our current marketplace.  Just as a farmer reaps what he sows, you won’t want to miss cultivating these seeds of knowledge and harvest the best advice to take back to your clients! 

Lesa Blaser, AmWINS  
Susan Muston, AIG 
Ashleigh Trent, Tower Street 
Brenda L. Weaver, AON 

2:30 pm to 3:45 pm EST

Building your brand and network – Connecting with Centers of Influence  

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Who or what is a center of influence (COI) and how do you find them? COIs can help you boost your credibility through referrals, recommendations, and introductions.  From our panel, you will gain insights from subject matter experts about how to identify and connect with centers of influence in the high wealth space.  The discussion will range from establishing your network to setting expectations and qualifying COIs for new opportunities. This panel will share best practices to help you develop your brand and leverage your network for business opportunities.  Our goal is to help you to establish partnerships and strengthen relationships, and your business productivity, over time. 

Ben Bollenbacher, Hagerty
David Hubbard, AIG
Susan Ogrodnik-Smith, HUB
Gary Pasternack, Bessemer Trust Company
Jen Wolf, AIG

4:00 pm to 5:15 pm EST E&S Markets as a resolution for tough to place risks in an ever-changing marketplace 
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Having a difficult time placing risks in the standard marketing place?  Not sure where to go anymore?   Feel welcome to join a distinguished panel of industry leaders from a variety of markets and companies. This panel discussion will provide insight into how rising costs, inflation, and the pandemic have shaped this new and emerging product lineup that we are using for our clients in every region that weren’t even a thought a few short years ago.  Get a behind the scenes look into the world of E&S from every aspect from the difference in premium calculations to product offerings today and for the future.Eric Emerson, HUB 
Jonathan Fajen, Pure 
Jason Lentz, RT Specialty
Kevin Madden, AmWINS 
Christina Oakes, USI
Michael Peck, Cincinnati
Guy Huntley, AIG

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

11:00 am to 12:15 pm EST

The pandemic changed where and how our clients live  

2020 saw exponential growth and movement of income and relocation from large metropolitan markets out to smaller cities and suburbs.Chubb fielded a study to understand successful individuals’ priorities, reasons, and expectations around their homes and neighborhood preferences as they navigated the pandemic. Learn why successful individuals are changing where and how they live. 

Hugh C. Cowley, Marsh McLennan Agency
Joanna McNamara, Chubb

1:00 pm to 2:15 pm EST What is Transitioning with Technology Today?  
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For the majority of personal insurance carriers, agents and brokers the pandemic accelerated the digital transformation of workflows and services. Virtual appraisals, telematics/remote sensors, and ultra-high resolution satellite images are just a few of the technologies that have gained acceptance over the past 18-months and they’re just the start. The rapid pace of change across the entire digital landscape has reset customer and client expectations and, in some cases, minimum requirements. In this session, you’ll hear carriers, brokers, and vendors analyze and discuss the latest innovations, what you need to know about the emerging technologies and how to bring your customers and clients along the digital transformation journey. 
Robert Donnelly, Marsh 
Donald A. Poster, Jr., AON 
Patrick Quigley, Nearmap  
Kristen Vicino, PURE
2:30 pm to 3:45 pm EST Galleries to Garages – Why do people collect and what is trending in the market?  
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Join industry leading specialists from a variety of companies for a panel discussion focusing on hot collection trends.  What are high-net-worth clients collecting? Does it change by age? How has the pandemic impacted demand and prices?  Has the pandemic changed why people collect and how they buy?  What about generation shifts currently happening and how will that impact collecting?  The panel will focus on: Art, Watches, Cars, and other highly sought after collectibles.
Lizzie Amundsen, Gurr Johns 
Colleen Boyle, Fine Art Group 
Laura Doyle, CHUBB
Bryant Kolle, Hagerty
Claire Marmion, PURE Art Services by Haven   
Steven Pincus, Risk Strategies 
Brian Rabold, Hagerty
Michelle Impey, Chubb
4:00 pm to 5:15 pm EST

Planning for the Workforce of the Future 

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The workforce of the future is being shaped by our environment, the workers themselves, and the needs of our industry. Remote work locations are more prevalent than ever, workers have different expectations of their employers and necessary skills are changing. Through open dialogue, this session will discuss the challenges faced by employers today, candidates’ needs and wants, and recruiting and retaining top talent. 

Stephanie Freeman, Nationwide
Kris Gibson, Capstone Recruiting 
Karen Mondshine, USI
Brook Warner, Nationwide


Friday, November 12th, 2021

1:00 pm to    1:45 pm EST

Claims 2030: Dream or reality? 
Elixabete Larrea, McKinsey & Company 
Kristen Ganjani, McKinsey & Company 

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm EST Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – A Strategic Imperative 
Connie Lindsey, Northern Trust
In this presentation, Connie will address the importance of alignment, accountability, and the actions of senior leadership to enable business success with DE&I as a part of business strategy.
3:30 pm to 4:00 pm EST Graduation Recognition video with live zoom
4:00 pm to  4:30 pm EST Virtual Happy Hour


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