admin No Comments

NexGen Insurance Innovation Challenge

View Photos from Event

The NexGen Insurance Innovation Challenge (NIIC) is Guam’s first insurance-specific innovation competition. Its mission is to pursue, promote, and cultivate sustainable innovation for Guam’s Insurance Industry. NIIC is an opportunity for college students to be a part of a collaborative effort to transform the way the current insurance industry does business. Students will draw on their creative talents and problem-solving skills to find inventive and new ways for insurance professionals to design the next-gen customer experience. All culminating at the Insurance Risk and Leadership Symposium where students will meet and learn from insurance professionals to get an up-close view of the countless career opportunities that insurance has to offer. During the symposium the final contestants of NIIC will pitch their product to a panel of judges for a grand prize.

We invite all innovators to take part in this unique opportunity to invent a better future for Guam!

Read more

admin No Comments

International Insurance Risk & Leadership Symposium

View Photos from Event

Targeting the gaps in the current market and workforce, the International Insurance Risk and Leadership Symposium & NexGen Conference (IRLS) will establish Guam as a center for insurance education provided by the world’s pioneers in insurance and risk management. By leveraging Guam’s proximity to the Asia-Pacific’s insurance societies and adjacent markets, this event is a positive step toward creating continuity for Guam’s insurance industry while providing a space for the region’s professionals to collaborate and grow their expertise and business as well as introduce a new career path for future talent.

Read more

admin No Comments

The First but Not the Last!

By Orlene O. Arriola, CPCU, CRIS, AINS

I had always been interested in the financial industry, math and science, but after graduating from the University of California San Diego with a degree in management science (economics), I wasn’t too sure exactly what specific career I would take. I was finally hired to work in a small insurance agency here in Guam and realized, not only did I like insurance; I was actually really good and it. It was a natural fit for me. I started working toward the CPCU® when I was completely new to insurance, and it became my mission to try to know as much as I possibly could about the industry.

Read more