There’s Insurance for my Fluffy?

Yes – there is a way to make sure your special fur-baby is covered for illnesses and accidents!  In fact, pet insurance is one of the fastest growing  segments of the insurance industry.  Learn why this is considered property and casualty, how it is marketed, the risk factors taken into account – as well as special inside information on the pets of our presenters.  Make sure to listen carefully to learn what special celebrity was the very first to have this specialized coverage!

Featuring: Cindi Burleson, Lecturer/Director of the Center for Insurance & Risk Management, University of Central Arkansas
Bill Horan, Pet Health Product Manager, Physicians Mutual Insurance Company

Hosted by: Katie Gurnett, Compliance Manager, Government & Industry, Physicians Mutual

Cindi Burleson is a lecturer and Director of the Center for Insurance & Risk Management studies at the University of Central Arkansas, who prior to this, was the Director of Compliance and Risk Management for a national pet insurance agency.

Bill Horan is the Pet Health Product Manager for Physicians Mutual Insurance Company.  He was previously employed by FIGO Pet Insurance and IHC Group Specialty Benefit, and has been in the insurance industry for over 30 years.

Katie Gurnett is the Compliance Manager of Advertising for Physicians Mutual insurance Company and has worked in the insurance industry for over 30 years.  She has experience with property and casualty, life, annuity and health products from inception to marketing.  Katie’s Advertising Review team is responsible for reviewing all company advertising for compliance and working with state insurance departments to gain approval.  She is a Past President of AICP and has held many positions within the organization.  Katie is a seasoned presenter for seminars for AICP and the Society of Actuaries.  She has been a guest lecturer for Creighton University and College of St. Mary in Omaha, Nebraska.  She has a B.S. in Math and MBA from Creighton University, as well as numerous industry designations.