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Virtual Classroom

2022 Online Fall Conference


Total Credits: 3

Average Rating:
   151
Category:
Professional Development
Speakers:
Monica Adwani |  Carey Wallace |  Summer Jenkins
Duration:
3 Hours
Expiration:
Access for 365 day(s) after program date.

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Description

We are so excited to be hosting our 2022 Online Fall Conference! FREE TO MEMBERS of Big I Oklahoma! We have a fantastic lineup of speakers to present on hot topics such as virtual assistants, cannabis, and more!

You can earn up to 3 hours of general continuing education credits. You also can earn some giveaways such apple air tags, gift cards, and more throughout the morning.

Get signed up TODAY for this one of a kind event!

 

  • 8:30-9:30AM CST- “How to Leverage Virtual Assistants & The Power of Workforce Diversification”- Monica Adwani 

  • 9:45-10:45AM CST- “Independent Insurance Industry- Where are we headed?”- Carey Wallace 

  • 11-12PM CST- “Cannabis 101”- Summer Jenkins

Course Materials

Speaker

Monica Adwani's Profile

Monica Adwani Related seminars and products


I was born and raised in Puerto Rico and moved to Massachusetts in 2007. I graduated with multiple degrees in Information Management, Medical Coding, and Business Management from the InterAmerican University of P.R. and then Fisher College, Boston. 

My education and curious mind were the catalysts that opened the doors to the Insurance Industry. By supporting a group of researchers, consultants, trainers, and experts in the areas of Commercial Transportation, Ergonomics, Innovation, and Human Factors; I fell in love with insurance and knew very early this was going to be my forever career. The opportunity to work with this group of Doctors, Researchers, and Field Experts allowed me to learn, build confidence, polish my language skills, creating the environment and experience for me to find something I could be and feel passionate about. So, unlike most people, I didn't start in Sales, or Service, or Management. I was just a medical nerd with a passion for Organizational Phycology.

Now, fifteen years later I have experienced many realms of the Insurance Industry from Fortune 500 to Independently Own Agencies. I am passionate about Community, Education, and Operational Excellence. I have a keen eye for people, behaviors, processes, accountability, and efficiency. I hope that my skills and expertise can motivate many young individuals to pursue a career in insurance and help entrepreneurs reach new heights by learning new and more efficient ways of leading, learning, and operating their businesses. 

As a young and dynamic leader committed to growth, innovation, and transformation it's my focus to continue driving significant impact by changing the way we think and perform.  My goal is not only to bring more inclusivity and diversification but also to provide a new perspective that will help build a bridge for individuals to lead, manage and operate differently by promoting accountability, diversity, and inclusivity while applying efficient processes to push their organizations to achieve maximum profitability.

I hope to continue creating safe spaces for young adults and women to succeed, grow, and transcend without limits creating new networks and communities where we can work in collaboration to build a better tomorrow.

?I am a proud Partner of Savvital an Independent Virtual Professional Company assisting businesses to achieve new levels of profitability by offshoring tasks and hiring staff members at a low cost. Also, I am a proud Partner at BRZ Insurance a tech-based independent insurance agency focused on helping the LatinX Community protect their assets in their own language by providing insurance in their language in real time. I am also the chair of the Big I Young Agent’s Committee in Massachusetts. One more thing, my podcast TranscendWithM is focused on sharing the stories of incredible women who are willing to share their stories of resiliency, impact, and growth to help you succeed!


Carey Wallace's Profile

Carey Wallace Related seminars and products


 

Carey Wallace started her career in a technology startup and found her way into the insurance industry like many others have – by chance. She fell in love with the people, the entrepreneurial spirt, and the insurance industry as a whole.  Carey learned a great deal about the industry while working for the Ohio Insurance Agents Association.  She lead the effort to build valuation and consulting services for agencies and built and led the first data-analytics company solely focused on independent insurance agencies.  She is incredibly passionate about helping agency owners leverage data to grow and thrive in the changing insurance marketplace. Over the past 14 years, Carey has worked with hundreds of agencies helping them understand their agency’s value and turn that knowledge into an actionable plan for their agency’s future. Carey has a Finance degree from West Virginal University and provides a variety of consulting services through the company she founded, Agency Focus, LLC. 


Summer Jenkins's Profile

Summer Jenkins Related seminars and products

One General Agency


Summer Jenkins is a tenured, well-respected insurance professional.  She leads the cannabis division of OGA “One General Agency” serving as the Executive Director of the specialty division CIW “Cannabis Insurance Wholesalers”.  

Jenkins is recognized as a thought-leader in, and has grown her core practice area around, underwriting, claims, risk management and coverage form development for the cannabis industry. She created some of the first insurance programs for cannabis in the United States.  Summer influenced much of the cannabis-related insurance policy contract language used by insurance companies and has authored multiple articles on related topics within peer reviewed risk management publications. 

Summer currently serves as Chairperson of the NCIA’s Risk Management & Insurance Committee and as a member of the DISE Committee for the CCIA (Diversity Inclusion and Social Equity). She is a faculty member at Oaksterdam University, and is a Fellow in the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (the CLM).  

Summer began her insurance career more than 20 years ago, cutting her teeth managing large construction accounts for a national brokerage group.  Summer considers herself an “insurance nerd” and enjoys reading and studying policy contracts in her spare time.  Her other hobbies include fishing, American muscle cars and working with persons with developmental disabilities. She is also the proud owner of an American quarter horse called Pharaoh. 


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