Aug 13
Chapter Meeting

Chapter Meeting (Virtual)

08/13/20 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us on Thursday, August 13th, 2020 from 12-1pm for our first virtual Presque Isle CPCU Chapter Meeting! The meeting invite was emailed to members August 7th and includes details on how to join the meeting virtually using Microsoft Teams. Don't have MS Teams?  Read more about this free app here

Gary Sullivan, Assistant Professor of Risk Management at Mercyhurst University, will give a presentation on Cyber Risk and the Risk Management programs at Mercyhurst University.  The presentation will cover:

  • Cyber Risk and ramifications
  • What hackers do with the stolen information
  • External and insider threats
  • Cyber Risk and loss exposures
  • Opportunities at Mercyhurst University

Gary Sullivan is Assistant Professor of the F. W. Hirt Erie Insurance Risk Management Program at Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA.  He is responsible for developing the school’s new risk management curriculum for the Walker College of Business in collaboration with the Ridge College of Intelligence Studies and Applied Sciences.  Prior to joining Mercyhurst University, Gary enjoyed a 23-year career in with Auto-Owners Mutual Insurance and Erie Insurance.  Gary's areas of expertise include blockchain, claims, property and casualty insurance operations, subrogation, claims management, legal liability, and property damage.

Gary has served various service and professional organizations including his recent roles as a member of the Property Liability Research Bureau Advisory Board and chairman/co-chairman of the Property Drone Consortium.  Gary holds degrees from Lake Land College (A.S.), the University of Illinois (B.A.), the University of Pittsburgh (M.B.A), as well as several insurance industry designations including Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter.  Gary is sought out as an industry expert through speaking engagements and industry publications, plus he is known as an innovator as he was named one of “Fifteen People to Watch in Insurance Technology” by Insurance Networking News.


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