Officers & Directors

President

Heather Blevins

CPCU, AIC, AINS, AIS, SCLA, ITP

Contact: Linked In
Year of Designation: 2016
Company: State Farm Insurance
Position: Underwriting Project Coordinator
Education: BS Organizational Leadership- NSU, Master’s in Education
Interests: Travel, writing, social media, college football 

Treasurer

Pamela Goerlich Findley

CPCU, AU, AINS

Contact: Linked In
Year of CPCU Designation:  2016
Company:  RLI Insurance Company
Position:  Product Manager
Education:  Bradley University - Actuarial Science
Interests: Gardening and scrapbooking

Secretary

Eric Johnson

CPCU, CLU

Year of Designation:  2013
Company:  State Farm Insurance
Position:  Underwriting Analyst
Education:  Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Columbia College
Interests:  Sports, Travel, Cooking

Past-President

Ken Bergeron

CPCU, FLMI, ARM, AIM, AIS, ACS

Contact: Linked In
Year of Designation: 2003
Company: State Farm Insurance
Position: Underwriting Team Manager
Education: Masters of Business Administration from Regis University
Interests: Travel, Sports, Reading, Mentoring

COE Director

Vickie Hodges

CPCU, CLU, AINS

Contact: Linked In
Year of Designation: 2000
Company: State Farm Insurance
Position: P&C Underwriting Analyst
Education: BS in Management from Illinois State University
Interests: Volleyball, Traveling

Director at Large

Scott Homa

CPCU, AIM, AU, AIC

Contact: Linked In
Year of Designation: 2012
Company: SECURA Insurance
Position: Research & Development - Product Manager
Education: B.A. Business Management & Computer Science, North Central College
Interests: Family, Giving back to the Insurance Industry,
Racquetball, and University of Illinois Basketball and Football

Director at Large

Ajit Kolekar

ChFC, CPCU, CLU, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Contact: Linked In
Year of Designation: 2016
Company: State Farm Insurance
Position: Technology Analyst, Digital Analytics
Education: MBA, MS - Data Science
Interests: Traveling, spending time with family, cricket

Director at Large

Aaron Selburg

CPCU, ARe, AU, AU-M

Contact: Linked In
Year of Designation: 2014
Company: COUNTRY Financial
Position: Manager, Commercial Underwriting Operations
Education: Bachelor of Insurance & Risk Management, Illinois State University
Interests: Football (real and fantasy), hiking, outdoors, spending time with family and friends

Professional Development

Amy Cortese

CPCU (2007); CHFC (2012); CLU (2016); INS (1997)

Contact: Linked In
Year of Designation: 2007
Company: State Farm
Position: Enterprise Compliance and Ethics Manager
Education: Bachelor's Degree - Business Administration

Chapter Growth

Kelley Bott

CCEP, CLU, CPCU

Year of Designation: 2016
Company: State Farm Insurance
Position: Compliance Manager
Education: Bachelor’s Degree – Business Administration – Illinois State University

Member Events

Michelle Rushing

CPCU, CLU

Contact: Linked In
Year of Designation: 2004
Company: State Farm Insurance
Position: Technology Analyst
Education: B.S. Accounting & Insurance from Illinois State University
Interests: Sports, Shopping, Traveling

Social & Community Events

Diane Kidd

CPCU, CLU, ChFC

Contact:Linked In
Year of Designation:1994
Company: State Farm Insurance
Position: Technology Analyst
Education: Bachelor of Arts from Illinois Wesleyan University
Interests: Cooking, gardening, outdoor activities, reading

Membership

Jackie Mucci

CPCU, SCLA, API, AINS, AIC

Year of Designation: 2014
Company: Country Financial
Position: Supervisor of State Filing and Rate Testing
Education: Bachelor of Arts degree from Marquette University
Interests: Hanging out with my family, running

Technology

Robin Levine

CPCU, ChFC, AINS

Contact: Linked In
Year of Designation: 2016>br/> Company: State Farm Insurance
Position: Lead Software Engineer
Education: Bachelor of Science from Emory University
Interests: Travel, Theatre, Family

Student Relations

Allison Stuepfert

CPCU, ChFC, AIM

Year of Designation: 2002
Company: State Farm Insurance
Position: Scrum Master, Enterprise Technology
Education: B.A. Business from Illinois Wesleyan
Interests: Sports, Theater, Community Volunteering & Events, Gardening

Internal Affairs

Jim Jones

Contact: Linked In
Company: Illinois State University
Position: Director, Center For Insurance & Finance