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April 3, 2009

Texas businessman to speak about risk management and insurance at ULM April 7

Risk Management and Insurance majors, and all other interested ULM students, are invited to attend a session with the president of Wellington Insurance Group of Fort Worth, Texas.

On Tuesday, April 7, Paul Poston will be guest lecturing in two RMI classes. The first class will be from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Room 3-45 of the Administration Building. The second will be in from 2 to 3:15 p.m. in Room 2-108 of the Administration Building.

Poston became president of Wellington Insurance Group on Nov. 1, 2006. Prior to joining the group, he served as vice president of Benfield Inc., where his primary responsibilities included new business production, technical risk analysis, and the design, procurement and optimization of reinsurance for numerous regionally domiciled property and casualty insurance companies.

Poston earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Texas Christian University and a Masters in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.

He also holds an Associate in Reinsurance designation from the Insurance Institute of America and a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter designation from the American Institute for CPCU.

For more information about the speaker or RMI contact Christine Berry at 318-342-1157 or

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