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October 16th, 2023

IRUA Launches New LinkedIn Page: “IRUA55”

This year we launched, and are pleased to showcase, a new and dynamic Linked-In site: www.linkedin.com/company/irua55, which now already has almost 300 followers.  The revitalized social media presence has rapidly become our prime vehicle for announcing and sharing IRUA’s events and activities.  If you are not already following, please consider…

October 10th, 2023

IRUA Announces 2023 Scholar Winners

2023 Scholars Essay Program Winning Essays Congratulations to all our winners! Thank you for participating in this years IRUA Scholars Essay Program.  We wish you every success with your future (re)insurance careers.   To read the winning essays, click on the appropriate link below. First Place:  Jeffrey Sergio (Vassar College) of…

July 31st, 2023

IRUA Congratulates Our First 2 Basic Syllabus Program Graduates!

The IRUA is happy to announce our first two graduates of the IRUA Basic Syllabus program. Cayce McGinnis, CPCU, ARe, ANIS, AFIS, Reinsurance Claims Analyst and Austin Whetstone, Reinsurance Underwriter, both of Farmers Mutual Hail of Iowa. Late in 2020, the IRUA introduced this new educational initiative aimed at those…

June 12th, 2023

IRUA 2023/2024 Calendar of Events

2023/2024 EDUCATION EVENTS Including IRUA’s Reinsurance Basic Syllabus Program All being presented via webinar until further notice (As of November 15, 2023 and subject to change) In 2021, the IRUA introduced a “Basic Syllabus Program” aimed at those who have just entered or who have only a few years of…

May 22nd, 2023

IRUA ELECTS ITS 2023 SLATE OF OFFICERS & DIRECTORS

At its recent Annual Members Meeting in April 2023, held in Fort Lauderdale, FL, the IRUA elected its 2023 slate of Officers and Directors. The two-year term of the newly elected, and re-elected Officers and Directors began on April 18, 2023 at the Association’s Annual Members Meeting & Conference held…

November 10th, 2022

IRUA Announces 2022 Scholar Program Essay Winners

The IRUA is pleased to announce the recipients of their IRUA Scholarship Awards for 2022. In 2021 it was decided to include first year new entrants into the business and this year’s first place recipient is such a person. The Scholarship Committee, led by Sam DeGiovanni of Ryan Re, is…

November 2nd, 2022

Philip Clancey Appointed to the IRUA Board of Directors

IRUA President, Laura Herubin announced that Philip Clancey of Guy Carpenter & Company has been appointed to the IRUA Board of Directors. Mr. Clancey is filling a vacant spot previously held by Thomas Hettinger, a long-standing IRUA Board member and supporter. Tom joined the IRUA Board in April, 2017 and…

July 13th, 2022

2022 Scholars Essay Program Winners to be Announced Shortly!

The IRUA Scholars Essay Program enables IRUA member companies to encourage their interns and, NEW for 2021, their new-to-the- industry professionals, to participate in this program.  Monetary amounts determined by the Board may be awarded based on a competitive written essay submission. Recognizing that it was impossible to offer this program in…

June 16th, 2022

IRUA Announces 2022 Officers & Directors

At its recent Annual Members Meeting & Conference held on April 26, 2022 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, FL, the IRUA announced its 2022 slate of Officers and Directors. All existing officers led by President Laura Herubin of MAPFRE Re continued for the second year of…

September 28th, 2021

IRUA 2023 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

IRUA’s Reinsurance Basic Syllabus Program In 2021, the IRUA introduced “Syllabus Program” aimed at those who have just entered or who have only a few years of experience in the industry.  It is intended to be a “Reinsurance Primer Series” of twelve basic topics to be offered on a rolling…