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 […]
Former Principal Financial Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer G. David Hurd, 86, died February 6, 2016. G. David Hurd was CEO of Principal from 1989 to 1994. Hurd, born in Chicago on Dec. 14, 1929, graduated from Michigan State University in 1951. He came to Des Moines in 1954 to work for Banker’s Life Co., now Principal […]
To be eligible for consideration, nominees must have an Iowa connection, serve as a role model for young people as well as others in the insurance business, exhibit the highest standards of ethical conduct, and have significantly impacted the insurance industry. The deadline for new nominations, and updates to to previous nominations, is March 1, […]
Richard P. (Dick) Friedman, past President of the Iowa Big “I,” died on November 8, 2015. He was with Friedman Insurance, Dubuque and was president of the Independent Insurance Agents in 1998-1999. Dick was inducted into the Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame earlier this year. Click here to read his Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame profile page. Click […]
George W. Kochheiser passed away on Wednesday June 17, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was predeceased by his wife of 66 years, Kathleen. He is survived by son, Kent and daughter-in-law Beth, also of Cincinnati, and sister Jeanne Faust of Newton, IA. He was born on October 11, 1925 in Lorimor, Iowa to George and […]
Professional pictures from the 2015 Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, held at Drake University on May 19, 2015, are now available from Todd Hugen Photography. Use the password IIHOF (case sensitive). Click here to view the pictures.
Ben is from Clive, Iowa, and is a junior at the University of Iowa. He will graduate in May 2016 with a degree in Finance and Certificate in Risk Management and Insurance. Ben is actively involved in several student organizations including Delta Tau Delta, Business Student Ambassadors Organization, Gamma Iota Sigma, The Vaughan Institute Mentoring […]
Evelyn will be a junior in the fall of 2015 at Drake University. She is majoring in Actuarial Science and Accounting. Since coming to Drake, Evelyn has been involved with Gamma Iota Sigma (a risk, insurance and actuarial business fraternity), Drake Actuarial Students Society, International Students Association, African Students Association, One Campaign and Face Aids […]
The Board of Directors of the Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame is pleased to introduce the inductees for 2015!
The 19th Annual Induction Ceremony for the Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at the Olmsted Center on the campus of Drake University. Details on how to register for the event will be posted on the web site in April.