By Brenda McDermott, CPCU, CLP, CIIP, SCLA, AIDA, ARM, AIC More and more education and professional development is being left up to the individual. Membership in industry organizations is critical to help bridge the gap between on-the-job training and skills needed to meet the challenges insurers and risk managers face today.  So, what are those

Have you looked at the calendar – it’s February already! Don’t let time get away from you as we keep moving forward at a feverish pace preparing for the 2024 International Convention in Scottsdale AZ, June 7 – 9. Did you hear that the convention website launched? Go ahead and book your hotel room and

By Lisa R Hardin, CPCU, CPIW, AIC, AIS, ACR, AINS, SCLA, DAE, CLP         Claims Specialist, Sentry Insurance We’ve all had a supervisor, director or even a CEO who’s in a position of power but isn’t a leader. Someone who micro-manages everyone’s work, watches over your shoulder all the time, doesn’t trust you or your abilities, and

Scottsdale Fashion Square: Premier Scottsdale Mall – Get ready for a shopping experience like never before at Scottsdale Fashion Square. The Southwest’s distinctive address for luxury shopping, dining and entertainment features Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Dillard’s, Macy’s, Apple and select prestigious stores not found anywhere else in Arizona. Shoppers can also dine at top area restaurants

By Jonel Thames Leake, CPCU, ASLI, AAI, CPIW, DAE, CLP As we look forward to 2024, many of us make a list of resolutions or intentions for the up-coming year. Beyond my usual intentions of regular exercise and more outside time, I am making some IAIP intentions. I encourage you to join me!  I am

By Jen Kubiak, MS, PMP, AIS, AINS, ACS, CIIP, CLP, DAE One of the things that brings us together this time of year is our collective desire to find joy in traditions and celebrations. One thing we sometimes forget, however, is that celebrations look different for people of varied backgrounds, faiths, and experiences. What better

What a year this has been for IAIP! I am so incredibly honored to serve as your Executive Director alongside Betsey Blimline, Director of Marketing and Education, Ashley Vander Wyk, Membership Manager and Marcie Maddox, Convention Manager.  This is an association management dream team. What do dream teams do best, make dreams come true. In