Logan Dinkla is from Massena, Iowa, and is a junior at Drake University. He will graduate in December 2017 with a degree in Finance and a concentration in Investment Valuation. Since coming to Drake, Logan has been involved in Investment Club, as well as volunteering for the Drake Relays and Habitat for Humanity.
From May 2016 to December 2016, Logan will be doing an internship within the fixed income department at Principal Financial Group.
Zach Dermont is a fourth year senior at the University of Iowa, majoring in Finance and the Vaughan Institute for Risk Management and Insurance. He will graduate in May 2017. During his college career, Zach was also a college financial representative for Northwestern Mutual life in Coralville, IA and is a licensed agent in IA, IL, and MI, for life, health, and long-term health products lines.
In addition to his interest in insurance, Zach has participated in the International Buddies, attended workshops as a Global Engagement Leader, earning a certification as a Citizen Diplomat, and is a member of the Biz Hawks LLC Advisory Board providing resources to help fellow students in pre-business classes.
The selection meeting for choosing the 2016 inductees to the Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame is scheduled for Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 3:00 pm. The meeting will be held at Principal Financial, 6701 Westown Suite 202, West Des Moines, Iowa. 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 on or before March 1, 2016. Remember to save the date for the induction ceremony. It is scheduled for the evening of May 19, 2016 and will be held at the Prairie Meadows Convention Center in Altoona, Iowa. More details about this event will be posted soon.