The selection meeting for choosing the 2018 inductees for the Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame will be held on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 4 PM to 5 PM. That meeting will be held at the Farm Bureau Building, 5400 University in West Des Moines. At this meeting the Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame Board of Directors and two guests from outside of the insurance industry will vote for five new inductees from the pool of nominations received before March 1, 2018.
Remember to SAVE THE DATE for the induction ceremony. It is scheduled for the evening of April 26, 2018 and will be held at the Prairie Meadows Convention Center in Altoona, Iowa. More details about the event will be posted soon.
William (Bill) Joseph Ambrisco died Friday, September 8, 2017, at University Hospitals and Clinics, Palliative Care Unit. Ambrisco made his business career in insurance in Iowa City, beginning with the S.T. Morrison Co. He was active in the insurance industry on the local, state and national level, serving as President of AW Welt Ambrisco Insurance in Iowa City, the Independent Insurance Agents of Johnson County and the Independent Insurance Agents of Iowa. He served as a National Director of the Independent Insurance Agents of America. In 1977, he achieved the professional insurance designation, Charter Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). He was a Director of the Iowa City Area Development Group (ICAD) and a Director and President of the Iowa City Chamber of Commerce. Notable awards earned during his lifetime were Iowa City Sertoma Club’s “Person of the Year Award”; Independent Insurance Agents of Iowa, “Agent of the Year Award”; The General Will J. Hayek Award in 1995 (Presented to a Military Veteran for Community Service), and induction to the Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame in 2010. Click here for a link to his full obituary.
Professional photos from the 2017 Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony are now available from Todd Hugen Photography. Click here to see the photos.
Summer is from Des Moines, Iowa and is a junior at Drake University. She will graduate in May of 2018 with a degree in Finance and concentrations in Insurance and Actuarial Science. Throughout her time at Drake, Summer has been actively involved in the Women in Business Organization where she served as the Community Outreach […]
Olivia Piekenbrock is from Dubuque, Iowa, and is a senior at The University of Iowa. She will graduate in December 2017 with a degree in Marketing and Risk Management. Since coming to Drake, Olivia has been involved in Gamma Iota Sigma (a risk, insurance and actuarial business fraternity), Women in Business, The University of Iowa […]