Executive Committee 2020 - 2021


John Smith
President

Steve Marohn

Executive Vice President

Nick Abraham
Treasurer

Carrie Busic
Vice President

Patrick Kinney
Vice President

Dymphna Menendez
Secretary

Sarah Johnson
Alumni Representative

David Sommer
Faculty Representative

Sandy Tellefson
Industry Representative

Stacy Rodriguez
International Student Representative

Brooke Feldmeyer
International Student Representative

Grace Grant

Executive Director




Board of Trustees 2020 - 2021


Nick Abraham
Markel

James Barbuti
AIG

Ty Beba
AssuredPartners

Mike Boa
Casualty Actuarial Society

Barbara Bufkin

AmWins

Carrie Busic
Westfield Insurance

Valerie Cammiso
Griffith Educational Foundation

Ericka DeBruce
Sedgwick

Stephanie Dunstan

Arch Insurance Group

Jack Elliott
CRC Group

Andrew Evans
The Hanover Insurance Group

Brooke Feldmeyer

The Ohio State University

Lauren Fitzgibbon
Liberty Mutual

Julie Fritz
WSIA Education Foundation

Dan Gowen

Assurex Global

Grace Grant

Gamma Iota Sigma

Wesley Griffiths
Travelers

Michael Hawkins

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Matt Heimstead

State Farm Insurance Company

Peter Hohman
Insurance Institute of Canada

William Hold
National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research

Joseph Izzo

Verisk

Samara Jaffe
HR Connect

Sarah Johnson

Travelers

Robin Joines
Sedgwick

Brady Kelley
WSIA

Sean Kevelighan
Insurance Information Institute

Patrick Kinney
Travelers

Ivy Kusinga
Chubb


Michael Lombardi
Lockton

Rich Marburg
AmWINS

Stephen Marohn
CNA

Mike Maurer

Accident Fund Insurance Company of America

Rob McDade
COUNTRY Financial

Dymphna Menendez

Arch Insurance Group

Courtney Nashan

Society of Actuaries

Stacy Rodriguez

University of North Texas

Bill Ross
Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation

Julia Ruiz

The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers

Salvatore Sama
Swiss Re


Eric Smith
Nationwide

John Smith
Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual

David Sommer
Beta Xi Chapter, St. Mary's University

Roc Starks

Bowling Green State University


Lynda Stevens
McGriff, Seibels & Williamson

Sandy Tellefson
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Jake Timmins
RT Specialty

Sabrina Timmins
CNA

Kim Waller
Willis Towers Watson

Brenda Wells
East Carolina University

Paul Winston
Insurance Thought Leadership

Millie Workman
IRMI

Nicole Zaman
Munich Re

Emeritus
Alan Hoffmann
Hoffman & Associates





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Gamma Iota Sigma

P.O. Box 1744
Powell, OH 43065

484.991.GIS1 (4471)

Grace Grant

Executive Director 

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Grace joined GIS in 2013 and has served in multiple roles across the organization focusing on university engagement, chapter expansion, collaborative industry initiatives and organizational operations. She is responsible for the strategic direction of Gamma Iota Sigma and manages all governance related matters including the Board of Trustees and its committees. She previously held several roles at the Griffith Insurance Education Foundation, working closely with universities across the country to implement insurance education programming for state and federal legislators. Grace earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Wittenberg University before pursuing a Masters in Educational Leadership from Ashland University. She is an avid runner and sports fan, residing in Powell, OH with her husband and their five children. 

Alyssa Bouchard,

MBA, CPCU, ARM, ASLI

Vice President, Industry Engagement

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Alyssa joined GIS in 2018 after years of volunteer leadership with the organization. She leads fundraising, industry relations, marketing, and communications for the organization, working to build strategic partnerships and showcase the value of GIS. Prior to GIS, Alyssa held insurance industry roles in wholesale brokerage, association management and human resources. Alyssa holds a Business Administration degree in Risk Management & Insurance from Appalachian State University where she served as President of the GIS Rho Chapter and an MBA in Insurance from Olivet College. Alyssa lives in Richmond, VA and outside of work enjoys hiking, traveling, and patio dining.

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