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Board of Directors

These individuals and organizations, along with the time and dedication of our volunteers, state champions and teachers, are key to Invest's five decades of success. 

Chairman: Juan Padron, Partner, Safeguard Insurance

Executive Director: Whitnee Dillard, IIABA

IIABA Executive Committee Liaison: Lou Moran, Inter-Agency Insurance Service

INVEST Board Members:
  •  Jay Rhoads, Sales Director, National General
  •  Hassan Charles, Vice President, Talent Aquisition and Development, Chubb Insurance
  •  Glen Davis, Vice President, Eldredge & Lumpkin Insurance
  •  Terri Edwards, Executive Vice President, IIABA Arizona 
  •  Chris Glass, Regional Marketing Consultant, Foremost Insurance Company 
  •  Tammy Hessberger, VP Business Dev. & Strategic Initiatives, The Hanover Group
  •  Luke Horton, Regional Director, Field Management, Travelers
  •  Tamra Johnson, Assistant Vice President, American Property Casualty Insurance Association
  •  Diana Keller, Human Resources Employee Experience Team Lead, HDI Global Insurance Company
  •  Dori King, Marketing & Operations Lead, Hartford School of Insurance, The Hartford
  •  Neil Lenane, Business Leader, Recruiting, Progressive Insurance
  •  David Marlett, Professor of Insurance, Appalachian State University
  •  Cara McCall, Vice President, Marketing, CNA 
  •  Doug Mohr, Vice President, Solutions Consulting, Vertafore
  •  Sue Nepras, Vice President, Marketing Services Group, Hartford Steam Boiler / Munich Re
  •  Jeff Ogard, Vice President, Agency Relations, Safeco Insurance / Liberty Mutual
  •  Lori Reed, Agency Principal, Mitchell, Reed & Schmitten Insurance
  •  Bob Reddon, Vice President, Agency Development, Selective Insurance
  •  Nicole Riegl, President, Agent & Broker Group, The Institutes
  •  Errica Rivera, Culture and Inclusion Lead, State Auto Insurance
  •  Juliene Rupp, Underwriting Director of West Zone, AIG Private Client Group
  •  Hal Soden Jr., Principal, Oliver L.E. Soden Agency
  •  Peter Van Aartrijk, Principal, Financial Services, Chromium
  •  Darcy Waddell, Vice President, Education Services, Applied Systems, Inc.
  •  Diane Wagner, Chief Operating Officer, First Choice Agents Alliance representing Westfield
  •  Kathy Yeager, Manager & Commercial Producer, Berger Biggs Insurance and Risk Solutions



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