This week brought our office a new wall sign, and a new employee!
We are excited to welcome Amanda, Business Project Coordinator, to our team. As part of her first week, Amanda attended our Midyear Meeting and met many of our members while learning more about our association. Welcome, Amanda!
Spring is the time when many college students sign leases on houses for fall semester. And what’s more exciting than moving in to your first college house? It’s a true act of adulthood that affords you more personal space and freedom than an on-campus dorm. But before deciding where to live, be sure to answer the most important question - "Do I need renters insurance?" Read on as we explain coverage and benefits of purchasing a policy, and shar tips from our members.
Reminder! The statewide tornado drill is just over a week away. Taking place during Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week, the drill is an important step for planning ahead in the event of a tornado. It is especially important this time of year because Ohio's peak tornado season is April - July. OH Weather Awareness Check out our severe weather safety resources! https://www.ohioinsurance.org/…/for-sp…/weather-fire-safety/
Spring is just over a week away! Do you have any remodeling plans? Be sure to review these tips from our member, The Cincinnati Insurance Company before you start your renovations.
Spring is on the way, and with it ... remodeling season! If you plan any renovations, remember to inform your insurance agent to make sure your coverage keeps up with your home's value.
Event Recap - Insurance Industry Resource Council: Celebrating the Story.
On Tuesday, we joined the IIRC and the Ohio Department of Insurance to celebrate the story of the IIRC and its success in highlighting career opportunities in a growing Ohio insurance industry and to discuss ongoing efforts to narrow an insurance talent gap. Thanks to Erin H. with Nationwide & Kathy G. with Westfield Insurance for sharing your inspiring career stories!
What's an Insurance Innovator?
Insurance Innovators are insurance professionals who are using cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), telematics, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence and smart models to shape our world, advance the industry and protect you against risks.
In the first video, Mike LaRocco, President and CEO of State Auto Insurance Companies, relates how he has established a foundation and culture at State Auto that focuses on respect, flexibilit...y, social responsibility and constant learning to fuel the company’s journey to the future. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwGoRxkPJic&t=29s
Learn more and check back frequently to see more innovations at work and the exciting opportunities in the world of insurance. http://www.insuringohiofutures.com/blog/are-you-in.aspx
Congrats to our member Allstate for being named one of the 2018 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women by the NAFE- National Association for Female Executives, to recognize American corporations where women have significant clout to make the decisions that affect their company’s future and its bottom line. Learn more about the award and about working at Allstate. --> https://www.allstate.jobs/2018/03/06/nafe-awards/ #InternationalWomensDay #insurancecareers
Great job to our VP of Legal & Government Affairs, Michael Farley, who participated as a panelist today at the 2018 Ohio Joint Insurance Seminar! National Insurance Crime Bureau
(Pictured L-R) NICB Senior Director of Government Affairs Tim Lynch, Diane Chapman - Legislative & Industry Affairs of Farmers Insurance and Michael Farley - V...P of Legal & Government Affairs of the Ohio Insurance Institute were panelists today at the 2018 Ohio Joint Insurance Seminar. Their session was devoted to anti-fraud legislation in Ohio and across the country. The Ohio legislative environment was also discussed and importance of keeping state lawmakers informed on issues that impact the property-casualty industry.
The state-wide tornado drill is two weeks away on March 21. The tornado drill takes place during Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 18-24, 2018. We've put together resources including a guide and activity sheets to help you or your students learn about severe weather and how to stay safe! https://www.ohioinsurance.org/…/for-sp…/weather-fire-safety/ OH Weather Awareness Ohio Weather Network
This morning, we celebrated the story of the Insurance Industry Resource Council and Ohio's insurance industry at the OII/IIRC/Ohio Department of Insurance State of the State event at Westerville Public Library. Thank you to ODI Director Jillian Froment, Mark Russell with Ohio Mutual Insurance Group, Kathy Gentil with Westfield Insurance, Erin Hamm with Nationwide, Jason Terrell with The Institutes and our president, Dean Fadel, for sharing your stories about the many great opportunities in insurance!
Today is Gov. Kasich's annual State of the State Address. To mark the occasion, OII, the IIRC with the Ohio Department of Insurance, shared the story of the IIR...C and the governor's engagement with Ohio's business and education community at the Westerville Public Library. So many great stories, so many great opportunities in insurance! OhioDepartment OfInsurance Ohio Governor's Office of Workforce Transformation Ohio Insurance Institute Ohio Mutual Insurance Group Nationwide Westfield Insurance
Spring is more than two weeks away, but Ohio cities have already experienced flooding with water reaching the highest levels seen in decades.
Now is a good time to go over your insurance policies, to make sure you're covered for flooding and other potential spring water damage.
Considering an insurance career? You've made the right choice.
To get you on your way to success, we outline a number of helpful insurance resources for students in high school, college and beyond. http://insurancecareers.org/…/4-resources-for-students-purs…
The leading cause of death among teenagers isn't drugs. Nor suicide. It's traffic accidents. The National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration say it accounts for more than a third of deaths among teenagers. Yet, teens are still driving distracted and grown-ups are too.
If all the awareness campaigns aren’t making much of a dent in the problem, what else can we do?
A group called the Risk Institute at The Ohio State University is looking at what can be done to change habits and behaviors about cellphones and driving. Read more --> https://www.10tv.com/…/what-researchers-are-doing-tackle-di… The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business
Impacted by recent severe weather? Ohio Department of Insurance just released some tips for the recovery process, including step #1: Immediately call your insurance agent or company. Review the full list.
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Warming up your car may be part of your morning routine, especially during the winter months when your windshield is frosted and your leather seats are cold.
But abandoning your car to warm up can attract attention. The wrong kind of attention....
Included are tips to avoid auto theft from some of our members Allstate, GEICO, and Progressive.
Rain is expected to push the Ohio River to its highest level since 1997. Now is the time for many residents to prepare a plan to mitigate flood and water damage. Review these tips to take measures to safeguard your family and property if you're located in a flood area. https://www.ohioinsurance.org/…/4-tips-to-mitigate-flood-w…/