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  • Insurance Careers Month

    Feb 24, 2017
    February is a month to celebrate this vibrant industry and reach out to encourage others to join the industry. By 2020, there will be 400,000 open jobs for a variety of roles, interests and specialties in the industry. InVEST is determined to help fill those 400,000 open positions and is a founding partner of the Insurance Careers Movement to achieve this mission.
  • Student Reception at Harold Washington College

    Dec 13, 2016
    "Harold Washington College located in Chicago, Illinois recently hosted an eclectic collection of book bags, students and insurance professionals. The event provided students an opportunity to explore insurance careers with professionals from several disciplines."
  • Student Spotlight: Hannah Reiss

    Dec 12, 2016
    Meet Hannah Reiss, a Risk Analyst at American Integrity Insurance Group in Florida and former InVEST student. Hannah has an extensive background in insurance education and has recently worked on issues related to damage from Hurricane Matthew.
  • Progressive Executive Joins InVEST National Board

    Dec 02, 2016
    Lenane has been on the Progressive team for 26 years in various operational and human resource roles including business leader talent management, human resources director, human resources manager and regional claims director. He also currently leads the Progressive Senior Diversity Council and is the business sponsor for the company’s STEM initiatives.
  • Five Reasons To Support Young People Through InVEST on Giving Tuesday

    Nov 21, 2016
    You may be preparing to start shopping on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, but have you thought about Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday is a day to give back and support worthy causes around the country.
  • Student Spotlight: Arvinda Bissessar

    Nov 07, 2016
    "Arvinda is a refreshing break from the typical high school student. He constantly involves himself in class activities, in both singular and group work, asks relevant and engaging questions, and maximizes all opportunities for continual self improvement. -Daniel Batchelor, Economics Instructor at Dr. Phillips High School.
  • InVEST High School Highlight: Hamburg High Student Reflections

    Nov 07, 2016
    Hamburg High School won the InVEST Classroom Month and a few alumni offered their reflections on their time spent learning InVEST.
  • InVEST High School Highlight: Hamburg High

    Nov 07, 2016
    October was our first InVEST Classroom Month competition and we encouraged classrooms from around the country to share their pictures on social media. Hamburg High School in Hamburg, New York won by posting the most pictures of their students and programs. Hamburg High School is home to passionate students and teachers that make up the Academy of Finance (AOF)
  • Chicago Agent Joins InVEST National Board

    Oct 06, 2016
    "Hilson has served in numerous state association leadership capacities including previously serving as chairman and president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois. At the national level, he is a past member of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) Diversity Task Force and national board member of the National African American Insurance Association. Hilson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from Northwestern University."
  • Michigan Agent Joins InVEST National Board

    Oct 05, 2016
    "Walker has more than 35 years of experience in the independent agency system. She joined Hartland Insurance in July 1981 and currently serves as vice president responsible for the management and sales. Walker has also been active in the state and national association levels."
  • InVEST School Expansion Update for Fall 2016

    Oct 04, 2016
    As we continue to spread the InVEST program and strengthen partnerships, we also help spread the mission of InVEST and our mission wouldn’t be successful without the support of our State Champions and our State Associations. Thank you for your help in expanding our reach into the local high schools and assisting us with speaking at events, teaching InVEST classes and coordinating volunteers.
  • NAAIA Michigan Taught InVEST Curriculum for Detroit Summer Program

    Oct 04, 2016
    During the summer of 2016, Michigan’s National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA) chapter representatives devoted much of their business and personal time to educate and train a new generation of insurance professionals as part of the City of Detroit’s “Grow Detroit’s Young Talent” (GDYT) initiative.
  • InVEST Scholar Spotlight: Deepa Naraine

    Oct 03, 2016
    The biggest impact for Deepa has been the selection of a college major in the business and insurance industries which was reinforced when she was a field management intern at Travelers in Hartford, Connecticut.
  • InVEST Program Announces Teacher of the Year

    Sep 20, 2016
    Colizzi has taught InVEST for five years at both Maple Valley High School and CHS, the only high school in the country piloting Epic (an agency management software). A popular teacher and community leader, she was nominated by the Michigan Association of Insurance Agents.
  • Dallas Executive Presented with Dach Award

    Sep 12, 2016
    “InVEST is a team effort with great mentors and volunteers, like Tammy Land, who are the backbone of this critical program,” says Cindy Hower, InVEST board chair and president of Kellerman Insurance, an independent agency in Holton, Kansas. “InVEST is so critical for the success of the industry and financial literacy for our high school and college students and star volunteers like Tammy are instrumental its development. We are excited and proud to present the Dach Award to Tammy Land for her countless contributions and dedication.”
  • Georgia Young Agents Champion InVEST®

    Aug 29, 2016
    Independent Young Insurance Agents are the passionate up and coming leaders of the insurance industry and are committed to mentoring and developing the next generation of insurance professionals. This is particularly true in Georgia, where the Young Agents Council have taken a leadership role to improve, strengthen and perpetuate the industry by educating young people through the InVEST program.
  • InVEST Graduate Returns to National Board

    Aug 10, 2016
    “Lindsey is the quintessential InVEST success story having started as an InVEST high school student who was then an active young agent leader and is now a senior level professional at an independent insurance agency. Lindsey brings enthusiasm and a unique personal experience to the InVEST board of directors and we look forward to continuing to work with her to improve the program.”
  • Intern Spotlight: Lemonia

    Jul 29, 2016
    “I learned many things throughout my time taking the InVEST course in my senior year of high school. I was able to build more on interviewing skills and learned a lot about creating and developing a strong resume and cover letter.”
  • Detroit Teaches InVEST Curriculum in Summer Program

    Jul 28, 2016
    "NAAIA is using InVEST curriculum and volunteers for the program, which will include classroom training, guest speakers and visits to local insurance agencies and companies. Most recently, the students went to visit Belfor Property Restoration to learn about property loss and repair from the experts."
  • InVEST and IA Magazine Receive IMCA Awards

    Jul 07, 2016
    “InVEST is honored to have our website relaunch recognized with an IMCA ‘Best in Show’ award,” says Cindy Hower, InVEST board chair and president of Kellerman Insurance, an independent agency in Holton, Kansas. “The project was a team effort that was developed over the course of several years to ensure that our students, teachers, volunteers and industry leaders could all find the latest information at the click of a mouse or tap on a screen.”

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