Vaughan faculty, staff, and board members.

The team of expert educators and industry leaders backing the Vaughan Institute make our successes and dynamic progress possible.

Faculty and staff

Bob Fulwider

Adjunct Lecturer

Richard Peter

Assistant Professor

Susan Haack

Adjunct Lecturer

Hal D. Larson

Adjunct Lecturer

Thomas Berry-Stoelzle

Faculty Director

Philip Brooks

Adjunct Lecturer

Scott Fisher

Adjunct Lecturer

Bryce Parker

Assistant Director, Vaughan Institute

Vaughan Advisory Board

Ted Flores, CPCU, ARM, AIC

Vice President - Risk Management (retired)
Griffith Labs Worldwide, Inc.

Todd Fuhs

Chief Risk Officer and Chief Actuary (retired)

Michael S. Gould

Manager of Insurance Development
Iowa Economic Development Authority

Larry Hershberger

Director Emeritus
Vaughan Institute of Risk Management and Insurance

T.J. Knaus

Executive Vice President - Chicagoland
Arthur J. Gallagher & Company

Dan Krause

Senior Vice President
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Companies

Vince Lamb

President and CEO
BITCO Insurance Companies

Josh Luther

SVP, Managing Director - Commercial Auto Accounts, Risk Practice
Midwest Series of Lockton Companies, LLC

Randi Woods Marsh

Vice President - Operational Risk & Corporate Business Unit CRO
Principal Financial Group

Dana C. Ramundt

President and CEO
The Dana Company

Jeff Rommel

Nationwide P&C Independent Distribution

Julie Spore

Chief Risk Officer

Therese M. Vaughan, Ph.D.

Executive in Residence
Drake University

Rod Warren

Insurance Executive
NCMIC Insurance Company

Michael T. Wilkins

Executive Vice President
United Fire Group

Lisa Youngberg

Senior Manager, Operational Risk
Bank of Montreal/Harris Bank

Vaughan Young Alumni Board

The Vaughan Institute Young Alumni Board establishes strong ties between the institute and its students, faculty, staff, and alumni, thereby fostering the advancement of the institute.

Jon Abdo 

Associate Commercial Underwriter
United Fire Group

Matt Baker

Senior VP, Business Risk Advisor
Relion Insurance Solutions

Torie Chase

Portfolio Manager
United Fire Group

Britta Delafield

Claims Team Lead

Patrick Ergastolo

Cyber & Technology Insurance Broker

Leah Feldmann

Account Executive
Holmes Murphy & Associates

Jacob Hennigan

Product Analyst
United Fire Group

Staci Johnson

Risk & Underwriting Advisor
New York Life

Elizabeth Kelly

Director of Operations
VGM Insurance Services

Sarah Kromminga

Client Service Specialist
Holmes Murphy & Associates

Aaron Leggero

Associate Commercial Underwriter
Burns & Wilcox

Dan Lengeling

Director of Commercial Surety
Merchants Bonding

Drew Turner

Small Commercial Sales Manager 
Nationwide Insurance



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