2014 IIHOF Financial Sponsors

by Robert Conroy, CPCU, CIC on July 8, 2014

The financial support we receive from our sponsors is what allows the Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame to continue recognizing outstanding contributions to the Iowa insurance industry.  A big thank you to all of our 2014 sponsors:

|  American Equity Investment Life  |  American Republic Insurance Co  |   Chubb Insurance Group  |   EMC Insurance Companies  |  Farmers Mutual Hail Ins Co of Iowa  |  FBL Financial Group (Farm Bureau)  |  Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance  |  Holmes Murphy & Associates  |  Homesteaders Life Company  |  IMT Group  |  Independent Insurance Agents of Iowa  |  Iowa CPCU Society Chapter  |  Iowa Insurance Institute  |  Iowa Mutual Insurance – DeWitt  |  Insurance Association of Greater Des Moines  |  Kelley Continuing Education Program  |  LaMair Mulock Condon Co  |  Merchants Bonding Company  |  Mutual Insurance Association of Iowa  |  Nationwide  |  NCMIC  |  Partners Mutual Insurance Company  |  Poweshiek Agency Inc  |  Reynolds & Reynolds  |  Principal Financial Group  |  Steve Roe  |  State Auto Insurance  |  TrueNorth  |  United Fire Group  |

Dr. Therese M. Vaughan Receives Award

by Robert Conroy, CPCU, CIC on June 5, 2014

Dr. Therese M. Vaughan

The Association of Professional Insurance Women (APIW) Insurance Woman of the Year award, presented annually since 1976, recognizes an exceptional woman who has achieved prominence in the insurance industry.

Dr. Therese M. Vaughan was chosen as this year’s award recipient in recognition of her outstanding achievements and leadership within the industry, as well as her commitment to the advancement of women. Dr. Vaughan is a member of the Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame and was inducted in 2003.  Click here to read her 2003 IIHOF profile page.

IIHOF 2014 Induction Ceremony Photographs

by Robert Conroy, CPCU, CIC on May 28, 2014

2014 IIIHOF InducteesProfessional photographs from the 2014 Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, held at Drake University on May 20, 2014, are now available from Todd Hugen Photography.

There are 119 photographs available. You will find several options for ordering prints.  Click here to view the photographs.

Congratulations 2014 Inductees!

by Robert Conroy, CPCU, CIC on May 1, 2014


2014 University of Iowa – Scholarship Recipient: Taylor Keykendall

by Robert Conroy, CPCU, CIC on April 24, 2014

Taylor Keykendall 2014Taylor is from Washington, Illinois, and a Junior at the University of Iowa. She will graduate in May 2015 with a degree in Finance and a Spanish minor, with Certificates in both International Business and Risk Management and Insurance.

She is active in various student organizations including Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, Tippie Senate, Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity and the Vaughn Institute, where she is actively involved in the Risk Management and Insurance Mentoring Program. Taylor has held various leadership positions in these organizations – most recently as President of Alpha Kappa Psi.

This summer she will intern in downtown Chicago doing property underwriting with AIG.