SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Upcoming Engagements

August 02, 2021: Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society

Panel speaker for Career Development Seminar discussing the emerging cannabis market and the insurance implications the industry encounters. The IRES: CDS covers a wide range of topics regarding insurance regulations and focuses on insurance regulation, financial solvency, enforcement and compliance.  

2021

May 18, 2021: Omaha CPCU Society

Feature speaker for joint meeting of insurance professionals discussing the emerging cannabis market and the insurance implications the industry encounters. 

April 22, 2021: Greater Kansas City Claims Association and Kansas City CPCU Society

Feature speaker for joint meeting of insurance professionals discussing the emerging cannabis market and the insurance implications the industry encounters. 

March 9, 2021: Southern University Law Center

Featured speaker for 1st-4th year law students about the law, insurance, and the emerging cannabis industry, with a specific focus on Louisiana. Updated the presentation from 2020 with new issues. 

March 10, 2021: East Carolina University

Featured speaker at the Risk Management and Insurance Program Insurance Claims Careers Week symposium encouraging students to consider the Claims Department as a viable career field. Speaking to two undergraduate classes with real world examples.

2020

October 21, 2020: 

Featured speaker for Central Indiana CPCU Chapter. Discussed policies, claims, and other insurance implications of the emerging cannabis industry.

October 08 & June 30, 2020: 

Featured speaker for 1st - 4th year law students at Southern University Law Center about the law and insurance implications of the emerging cannabis industry with a specific focus on Louisiana.

September 24, 2020: 

Featured speaker at Defense Research Institute's Cannabis Law Webinar. Topic: Cannabis Claims: What Can Go Wrong?

Provided .75 of CLE and written materials for attorneys practicing in cannabis industry.

June 24, 2020: 

Panel moderator at the Insurance Business America. Discussed New Cannabis Markets: What Clients Need in a Coverage Policy with panel members. Offered virtually.

June 19, 2020:

Speaker at UMKC School of Law about Marijuana Insurance Coverage and Claim Trends.  1 hour of CLE for Missouri, Kansas, and Illinois attorneys. CLE was recorded and replayed on June 22, 2020.

May 12, 2020: 

Panel moderator at the Insurance Business America Cannabis Cover Masterclass about claim trends and policy pitfalls in the cannabis market. Offered virtually.

April 14, 2020: 

Featured speaker for 2nd through 3rd year law students at Charleston School of Law about the law and insurance implications of the emerging cannabis industry.

January 29, 2020:

Speaker at UMKC School of Law about Marijuana Insurance Coverage and Claim Trends.  1 hour of CLE for Missouri and Kansas attorneys.

2019

October 28-29, 2019: 

Featured speaker at East Carolina University Risk Management and Insurance Program Insurance Claims Careers Week symposium encouraging students to consider the Claims Department as a viable career field. Spoke to three undergraduate classes over two day period using real world examples. 

September 19, 2019:

Speaker on panel at the American Bar Association TIPS Cannabis Seminar for insurance coverage and highlighted policy pitfalls in the cannabis market.

July 16, 2019:

Co-hosted CPCU webinar with Kevin Quinley on "Claim Issues in SIR's: Opportunity or Pitfall?" Click here to email Member Services to listen to the webinar. (99% of attendants rated it from Excellent, Very Good or Good!)

March 19, 2019:

Speaker on panel at the Insurance Business America Cannabis Cover Masterclass about claim trends and policy pitfalls in the cannabis market.

2018

September 22, 2018: Speaker to the NAIC Western Zone Committee based on Insights magazine article concerning cannabis claims.