Conference Speakers & Session Information

The age of COVID has added an element ot disruption that is quickly becoming the norm. This year's event is designed to address the many disruptions occuring in the industry. We will be addressing key issues such as credit scoring and what's happening legislatively and panels to further discussions and find solutions to agency culture, talent recruitment, Digital Marketing and the future of Personal Lines underwriting. PLUS our special guest will be Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler. This event is not to be missed!

THURSDAY, September 23, 2021

  • Legislative Update and Credit Scoring Issues - 1 CE
         Mel Sorensen
         Bill Stauffacher

  • Digital Marketing Panel 
         James Castell, Castell Insurance
         Lisa LeBlanc, Northtown Insurance
         Kelley Smith, Trusted Choice
         Bob Hagedorn, Capital Premium Financing

  • Agents Get Smart - Emerging E&O Issues - Tom Stratton, Rockey Stratton P.S. - 2 CE
  • Future of Personal Lines Underwrting Panel
         Mike Robon, VP and Regional Product Leader, Liberty Mutual
         Hui Feng, WA Auto Product Manager, Progressive
         Richard Yeoman, Director of Marketing, Oregon Mutual

  • Creating and Effective Agency Culture Panel
         Claudia McClain, McClain Insurance Services
         John Pfeil, Prostar Insurance
          Amberlyn McQuary, Stonebraker McQuary


FRIDAY, September 24, 2021

  • General Session - Legislative & Regulatory Update - 1 CE
         Keynote Speaker Commissioner Kreidler
         Representative Chris Corry, Parker Smith & Feek

    PLUS: Independent Voice in the age of Digital Disruption - Stacie Cooper, Liberty Mutual Insurance

  • Emerging Cyber Risks Amidst Disruption - Peter Marchel, Marchel & Associates Risk Consulting. - 2 CE 
  • Talent Recruitment & Retention in the New World
         Amy Drewel, Mosaic Insurance 
         Duane Henson, WAFD Insurance
         Kathleen Ranahan Recruiting & Hiring Consultant
         Amberlyn McQuary, Stonebraker McQuary