8th Annual Executive Insurance Symposium

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April 11, 2018  8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Madison College - Truax Room D1630 B & C

Attend our eighth annual executive symposium to benefit risk management and insurance students. This event is approved for four Wisconsin Insurance continuing education credits.

8:30 - 10:10 a.m. 

Panel 1: The Rising Costs of Health Insurance & Prescriptions plus What does the 1332 Waiver Mean for Wisconsin's Health Insurance Market?


  • Josh Bindl, CEO, National Cooperative Rx
  • Mike Chester, Director of Pharmacy at WPS
  • Donna Friedsam, Health Policy Programs Director, UW Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Jeff Ireland, Partner and Senior Account Executive Director of Employee Benefits Education & Government Practice, M3 Insurance
  • Mike Weber, Executive Director Sales, Client and Health Promotion, Dean and Prevea 360 Health Plans
  • J.P. Wieske, Deputy Commissioner of Insurance, Wisconsin OCI

10:25 - 11:15 a.m. 

Panel 2: The Increased Costs of Auto Insurance; What is Driving it and What Can Be Done?


  • Jason Bartanen, Director Industry Technical Relations, I-CAR
  • Doran Hayter, Regional Product Associate Vice President, American Family Insurance
  • Jim Kutz, National Product Underwriting Director, American Family Insurance
  • Jim Schwalen, V.P. of Personal Lines & Marketing, West Bend Mutual Insurance
  • J.P. Wieske, Deputy Commissioner of Insurance, Wisconsin OCI

11:15 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.

Panel 3: Managing/Preventing Inappropriate Conduct in the Workplace and Employment Practices Liability


  • Scott Banken, Claims Manager Major Case Unit, West Bend Mutual Insurance
  • Joshua Cotillier, Manager Risk Management, Madison College
  • Emery Harlan, Attorney, MWH Law Group
  • Jill Pedigo Hall, Attorney, von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Attendees must be present for the entire program to receive CE credits.

Reserve your seat or table with a donation

  • $99 per person or a table of 6 for $500, when purchased by March 18, 2017.
  • $125 per person or a table of 5 for $500, when purchased March 19-April 6,
  • Email a list of who will be attending to Martha Lester: mllester@madisoncollege.edu


To pay by check, make payable to Madison College and send to: 

Madison College
Martha Lester
1701 Wright Street
Madison, WI 53704