CPCU Society Interest Group Honors James Jones For Contributions to Insurance Education

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James Jones, CPCU, receives the George M. Gottheimer–Donald S. Malecki Memorial Award during the 2015 CPCU Society Annual Meeting.

The CPCU Society Coverage, Litigators, Educators & Witnesses (CLEW) Interest Group presented James Jones, CPCU, with the George M. Gottheimer–Donald S. Malecki Memorial Award during the 2015 CPCU Society Annual Meeting, which was held October 3 through 6 in Indianapolis.

The annual award honors a CPCU Society member who has made significant contributions to the field of insurance education, risk management or insurance consulting. Jones is executive director of the Katie School of Insurance & Financial Services at Illinois State University. He is a former board member of the Griffith Insurance Education Foundation and a former director at The Institutes. Jones has published extensively in the insurance field and is an expert on microinsurance.

“We are pleased to present James with this award,” said George M. Wallace, CPCU, chairman of the CLEW Interest Group. “Through his commitment to education, James has had a significant impact on our industry. He loves teaching others, and he is great at what he does.”

The George M. Gottheimer–Donald S. Malecki Memorial Award is named in honor of two insurance leaders. Gottheimer was president and founder of Kernan Associates. He was also a dedicated educator, serving as an associate professor at St. John’s University, where he taught insurance and reinsurance management. Malecki was an insurance consultant and author, writing over a dozen books and hundreds of articles. He loved sharing his insurance knowledge and is remembered by many for his lifetime of service to the CPCU Society.

To learn more about the CPCU Society and the CLEW Interest Group, visit http://www.CPCUSociety.org.


About the CPCU Society
The CPCU Society is a community of credentialed insurance professionals who promote excellence through ethical behavior and continuing education. The Society’s more than 23,000 members hold the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, which requires passing eight rigorous examinations, meeting industry experience requirements, and agreeing to be bound by a strict code of professional ethics.

The CPCU Society is affiliated with The Institutes, the leader in delivering proven knowledge solutions that drive powerful business results for the risk management and property-casualty insurance industry. The CPCU designation is conferred by The Institutes. More information about the CPCU Society is available at http://www.CPCUSociety.org.

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