Eduardo’s CPCU Journey

Obtaining my CPCU designation in 5 months is, I can say, one of the biggest accomplishments I have, and this is why: Last year around June, I started thinking about how to expand my knowledge of the insurance industry, risk management in particular.  After thinking about it for some time, I decided I was going … Read more

11 Tips to Make the Most Out of the CPCU Society Leadership Summit

The 2017 CPCU Society Leadership Summit starts Thursday in Baltimore, MD, and both Carly and Tony will be there! We have loved our experience each and every time we’ve attended both the Leadership Summit and the Annual Meeting. 1. Understand that the Annual Meeting and the Leadership Summit are different animals with different crowds: The annual meeting … Read more

5 Takeaways from the 2017 CPCU Underwriting Collaboration Seminar

This article by Carly Burnham originally published at If you follow me on Twitter (and if you don’t, you should!), you’ll have seen a ton of posts with the hashtag #UCS17.  The Casualty Actuarial Society and The Institutes CPCU Society hosted this year’s Underwriting Collaboration Seminar in Chicago, IL.  I’ve attended the past two … Read more

10 Things to do When You Finish CPCU

1. Take stock of what you just accomplished: Take a moment and realize that you’ve just done something that almost everyone in our industry wished they had the grit to accomplish. Only 10% of insurance professionals ever take a single test and only 4% ever complete their CPCU.* Congratulations, you are now part of the … Read more