4 April 2018Analysis

SIIA encourages younger talent to self-insurance through initiative

The Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA) has introduced a new initiatives designed to encourage young professionals to get involved with the association and the self-insurance industry.

Phase one of the SIIA Future Leaders (SFL) initiative is to promote younger professional participation at its upcoming National Conference & Expo, which is scheduled for September 23-25, 2018 in Austin, Texas.

There will be multiple educational sessions and networking opportunities geared specifically for this target audience - defined as under 40.

“This has been in the planning stage for some time and we are now pleased to move forward and make it happen” said SIIA president and CEO Mike Ferguson. “The need for such an initiative has become increasingly clear given the evolving demographics of our membership and now our association is properly focused to be successful in creating pathways for the next generation of industry leaders.”

SIIA has also formed a future leaders committee, comprised of younger managers and executives from member companies.