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Chapter Announcements

Spotlights:

Each month, the Chapter will highlight a member company, a corporate sponsor and a risk management student. 
If you would like to have your company as a featured spotlight, please send your article to the Viana Rockel at viana-rockel@uiowa.edu

Member Spotlight
About Rockwell Collins

 Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronic solutions for both commercial and government applications. Our expertise in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, information management, and simulation and training is delivered by 19,000 employees, and a global service and support network that crosses 27 countries. To find out more, please visit www.rockwellcollins.com.

Sponsor Spotlight
Holmes Murphy and Associates 

Holmes Murphy and Associates makes a difference by promoting health, protecting wealth and delivering peace of mind.  They were recently honored as the Best Place to Work for Young Professionals.  The company is a premier independent risk management and insurance brokerage firm with specialized expertise in 15 industries.  Learn more...

Student Spotlight
Jon Langel
Jon is our March/April student spotlight..  Jon is pursuing a B.B.A. in Finance & Economics with a minor in Philosophy, and the Risk Management & Insurance certificate graduating from the University of Iowa in May 2017 with a BS in Finance and Risk Management & Insurance Certificate.  Jon is the current semester Vice President of Community Services of Gamma Iota Sigma Risk Management Professional Fraternity at the University of Iowa.  Click here to meet Jon.

 
 

 

Corporate Sponsors
Thank you to all of our Corporate Sponsors.  Learn how to become a sponsor.

Contact us:  President, Hal Larson, hallarson12@gmail.com


Chapter Meetings:
Chapter meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month during the months of September through May.   Additional information about Chapter meetings can be found on our meetings webpage.

Interested in becoming a member?  Check out our brochure

Please join us for 2018/2019 Meetings

Chapter meetings format: (business casual attire) 
2018-19 Schedule
5:00 p.m. Networking,
5:30 p.m. Chapter Meeting
5:45 p.m. Presentation
6:45 p.m. Dinner.

Cost: $40 per person
Questions? Contact hallarson12@gmail.com


Next Meeting
April 10, 2019

Blackstone Restaurant - Iowa City, IA

Program: Dr. Richard Peter will discuss one of his research projects addressing  - Choice Under Risk - Recent research results on people’s risk
management and insurance decisions



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CHAPTER NEWS

2018/2019 Academic Year Scholarship Program Announcement

The Greater Quad Cities Chapter of RIMS announces the issuance of $1,000 scholarships to two University of Iowa Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) students for the Spring Semester of 2019 Academic year.

Recipients of this year's Scholarships are Kelly Yuson & Mathew Sadler.  Both are seeking to achieve their Certificate of Risk Management &  Insurance from the Vaughan Institute of Risk Mgt & Ins. at the University,

 

The Next Annual Chapter Golf Outing, raising funds for the University of Iowa Vaughan Institute of Risk Management & insurance has not yet been scheduled.















 



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