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AHOU and Industry News
  • Carolina Underwriters Forum

    Come to Carolina in the fall!!!! Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 18, 2018 for our next meeting. More info to follow.

    Posted 5/24/2018 2:55:03 AM.

  • Midwestern Underwriting Conference (MUC)

    The Midwestern Underwriting Conference (MUC) is proud to present our 2018 program! Please click the "Learn More" button below!

    Posted 5/21/2018 2:58:54 AM.

  • TWUC (Texas Wide Underwriting Conference)

    Looking for a 4th quarter underwriting conference to put on the schedule? Come to Big D and join us at the Texas Wide Underwriting Conference. Click the "Learn More" button.

    Posted 3/19/2018 6:18:04 AM.


    While there is an attempt to announce all the industry meetings (regional, national and international) there are just some that fall through the cracks because we just don't know about them. If you would like your meeting(s) announced FREE, yes FREE, please send the information to Dan Drabik at: dan_drabik@swissre.com

    Posted 2/28/2018 10:05:58 AM.

  • AHOU Website Features Job Openings and Resumes!

    As a service to our members, the AHOU website has Job Postings, and will post resumes for underwriters seeking employment. Click and learn more!

    Posted 11/21/2009 6:29:00 PM.

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Conference Sponsors

The Association of Home Office Underwriters would like to thank our sponsors for the successful 2018 AHOU conference in Chicago, IL:




Partner Sites

Academy of Life Underwriting
Candian Institute of Underwriters

On The Risk

American Academy of Insurance Medicine

Officer Sponsors

AHOU thanks the companies who generously sponsor our officers and committee members:

  • Jeannine DuPlessis, Program Committee

  • Bob Morris, Program Committee

  • Jennifer Richards, Program Committee

  • Kim Anderson, Program Committee

  • Kyle Steadham, Program Committee

  • Sandra Nichols, Executive Council, VP Conference
    Kim Lancaster, Program Committee

  • Thomas Del Popolo-Fore, Program Committee

  • Bill Tilford, VP External Relations

  • Joe Keown, Program Committee

  • Brad Gabel, Program Committee

  • Carmela Tedesco, Social Media Consultant

  • Sonya Ostling, Program Committee

  • Jessica Caracofe, Program Committee

  • Scott Corbett, Assistant VP Program Development
    Robyn Wallner, Program Committee

  • Richard Odom, Executive Council, Assistant VP Technology Development

  • Brendan Paradis, Website Committee

  • Traci Davis, Executive Council, Past-President

  • Steve Stanley, Program Committee

  • Shawn James, Program Committee

  • Susan Hennis, Program Committee

  • R. Dale Hall, Program Committee

  • Amy Prestegaard, Executive Council, Vice President

  • Pam Bergsten, Executive Council, VP Program Development
    Dawn Boitnott, Executive Council, VP Technology Development
    Michelle Spevak, Program Committee

  • Carolyn Goshorn, Executive Council, VP Publications & Secretary
    Dan Drabik, Website Committee
    Nichole Myers, Website Committee
    Mary Hanson, Program Committee

    Bill Moore, Executive Council, VP Membership
    Kate Roark, Program Committee

  • Tim Ranfranz, Executive Council, President
    Joel Weiner, Program Committee

  • Tanya Thompson, Social Media Consultant