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Students, public invited to insurance and risk management alumni panel

March 10, 2009

Successful insurance and risk management alumni from the Indiana State University College of Business will return to their alma mater to offer advice to the next generation of young professionals.

The Insurance and Risk Management Alumni Panel will take place from 5-7 p.m., Thursday March 19 on the 11th floor of the College of Business.

Panelists will include Tim Leman, '97, chief growth officer at Gibson Insurance; Maureen Biehl, '98, vice president of Marsh USA; Charlie Gossett, '02, Aflac; and J. Michael Vaught, '90, executive director of national sales and strategic relationships for Zurich North America.

The event is geared toward high school students interested in studying business in college, current college students who are still considering their career options and the general public. The event is free and refreshments will be provided.

Event sponsors include the ISU Insurance and Risk Management Program and Gamma Iota Sigma, the risk management, insurance and actuarial science collegiate fraternity at Indiana State.

For more about the event, contact the Gongaware Center at or 812-237-4357.

More information about ISU's insurance and risk management program is available online at More information about the Gongaware Center and Gongaware Scholarships is available at


Contact: Maria Greninger, director of external relations for the College of Business and Gongaware Center, Indiana State University, 812-237-4357 or