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Ontario Auto Reform: FSCO Lite?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anya Tamir Mar 8, 2010. 5 Replies

How did you get into the 'insurance business'?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Carriere CAIB on Thursday. 30 Replies

 

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Brian Carriere CAIB replied to the discussion 'How did you get into the 'insurance business'?'
"I was a driver for a courier company in 1996 and involved in a horrific accident with a fatality.  I was on and off work dealing with physical and mental issues and decided to get an office job rather than a physical one, even…"
Thursday
Carolyn Backes replied to the discussion 'How did you get into the 'insurance business'?'
"In my case, it was completely accidental.  I was doing business to business sales as an employee of a third party vendor.  I hated it!  I desperately wanted out of sales, out of pitching, out of quotas, out of schmoozing.  I did…"
Oct 30, 2013
Jeff Swan replied to the discussion 'How did you get into the 'insurance business'?'
"As a young pup, I would go to job sites with my dad and help him out as much as I could. This eventually grew into me running crews of contents specialists for several restoration companies before taking my Marketing degree at the Asper School of…"
May 22, 2012
Fred De Francesco replied to the discussion 'How did you get into the 'insurance business'?'
"Played in a rock band for 5 years. Popular but messed up school badly. Parents not to happy. One day decided to make parents happy. Sold all my musical equipment on Yonge St from the trunk of my car. Found a job with the Commerce Group…"
Dec 5, 2011
A discussion by David Gambrill was featured

How did you get into the 'insurance business'?

When we pose this question to people we are profiling in Canadian Underwriter, the answer is almost invariably an interesting story of coincidence, circumstance or happenstance. Most commonly, the connection is based on a family member who was already in the business.It's extremely rare that someone tells us: "When I was 8 years old, I wanted to be an adjuster." Or: "Ever since I saw that red fire truck go past our home, I knew I wanted to help, and so I was determined to become an insurance…See More
Nov 23, 2011
Joyce Lai and David Gambrill are now friends
Sep 21, 2011
David Gambrill is now friends with Deepika Khurana, Pete Karageorgos and Sandra Nunes
Jun 30, 2011
David Gambrill posted a discussion

Oddball Claims Stories....

Hi everyone,Claims are frequently a sober (if sometimes heated) exercise involving clashing interpretations of words. For insurers, the stakes are often quite high, with many dollars on the line depending on which way courts go. Many are justifiably concerned about the outcomes, knowing how these will affect the company's bottom line.Without taking away from the gravitas and importance of a vast majority of these files, it would be interesting to catch a glimpse of the human element that…See More
Nov 17, 2010
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Canadian Underwriter magazine - Insurance Media Group

A group for readers and friends of Canadian Underwriter magazine and it’s Insurance Media Group of publications to connect in a common space. An open invitation to all instouch members to join this group!See More
Nov 17, 2010
Tracey McDonough replied to the discussion 'How did you get into the 'insurance business'?'
"I had just had my first son and was working toward a degree in sociology that I hoped would land me a social worker role. My mother had a great career for 25 years with an insurance companay, they had openings in their offices and having a new born…"
Oct 15, 2010
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IBAO Hospitality Night - After Party at Dave & Busters

October 21, 2010 at 9pm to October 22, 2010 at 1am
IBAO Hospitality Night - After PartyHostessed by the Niagara Falls Brokers AssociationDave & Busters4955 Clifton Hill2 min walk from Convention rooms9pm - CloseFinger FoodsCash BarAll IBAO members attending the Convention are welcome!IBAO-Hospitality-AfterParty-Convention Invitation.docSee More
Oct 12, 2010
Anna-Maria Buck, CIP replied to the discussion 'How did you get into the 'insurance business'?'
"I couldn't stop laughing after reading your post! Did your mother think that drinking and smoking was a good pre-requisite for the insurance business or was it meant to be a punishment? I've never known a brokers convention to be a…"
Aug 30, 2010
Ken Dusenbury replied to the discussion 'How did you get into the 'insurance business'?'
"It is not about how we got here but what we do here. By accident or by design an insurance career and by that I mean a claim career (see Steve Scullion) is all about challenge and personal growth"
Aug 18, 2010
Ken Dusenbury replied to the discussion 'How did you get into the 'insurance business'?'
"It is not about how we got here but what we do here. By accident or by design an insurance career and by that I mean a claim career (see Steve Scullion) is all about challenge and personal growth"
Aug 18, 2010
Brian Polimeni replied to the discussion 'How did you get into the 'insurance business'?'
"I graduated from University with a degree in Philosophy.It was interesting and taught me how to think analytically but job wise I could not find any jobs for Philosphers.As preparation for employment my friends taught me to say the phrase" Do…"
Aug 18, 2010
David Gambrill is attending an event

A.M. Best Company's 2010 Insurance Market Briefing - Canada at Sheraton Centre Toronto

September 8, 2010 from 9am to 12pm
A.M. Best Company's 2010 Insurance Market Briefing - Canada is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, September 8, at the Sheraton Centre Toronto from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET.Leading A.M. Best ratings analysts will discuss the impact of current economic conditions and rating trends on insurers in these segments of the Canadian insurance industry:Property/CasualtyLifeReinsuranceCaptiveA complimentary lunch will be provided following the briefing to afford attendees the opportunity to network with…See More
Jul 23, 2010

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