American Equity Investment Life Holding Co.’s founder and chairman, David Noble, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, April 16, 2017, the company announced today. He was 85. Noble founded the American Equity group of companies in 1995 and served as chairman, chief executive officer, president and treasurer until 2009 when he became executive chairman […]
The insurance leaders who will be inducted into Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame are: Albert Falkenhainer, founder of Pharmacists Mutual (posthumously). John Forsyth, chairman and CEO of Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield. J. Barry Griswell, retired chairman, president and CEO of Principal Financial Group Inc. Jamie Krist, founder of the Krist Insurance Group of […]
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 is March 1, 2017. Additional information about the […]
Dr. Therese M. Vaughan, dean of the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration, recently was listed among the most influential people in the insurance industry. The July 2016 issue of Best’s Review, a monthly insurance industry magazine, profiled Vaughan among 24 key influencers “who saw new ways of doing things and took risks […]
Professional photos from the 2016 Iowa Insurance Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony are now available from Todd Hugen Photography. Use the password IIHOF (case sensitive). Click here to view the pictures.
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 […]
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, […]