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CA Department of Insurance

3rd Annual Insurance Diversity Summit

Monday, December 8, 2014

9:30 AM - 6:00 PM


Golden Eagle Building

California State University of Los Angeles (CSULA)

5151 State University Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90032


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Attendee Resources

Summit Agenda

Summit Flyer


Changing Demographics of California & the Nation - by Jake Beniflah

2014 Governing Board Diversity Survey Results - by the CA Department of Insurance


Congratulations to all 2014 Insurance Diversity Honorees!
2014 Insurance Commissioner's Award for Excellence in Diversity - Blue Shield of California
2014 Supplier Diversity Champion - CSAA Insurance Exchange
2014 Supplier Diversity Trailblazer - Ramon Jones, Nationwide Insurance Company
2014 Governing Board Diversity Champion - Kaiser Permanente
2014 Governing Board Diversity Trailblazer - Carla Harris, Morgan Stanley

Dave Jones
Melinda Guzman
 Changing Demographics of
California & the Nation
Dr. Jake Beniflah 
 PANEL: Governing Board Diversity MODERATOR: Melinda Guzman
Linda Akutagawa
Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire
Valerie D. Lewis
Scott Syphax 
 PANEL: Diversity in Procurement MODERATOR: Robin Billups
Ruben Guerra
Marty Keller
Pat Fong Kushida
Brent Stewart
Aubry Stone
Olivia Walls
Supplier Diversity 101 for Insurers Only
MODERATOR: Cecil Autry
Amee Foss
Salvador Peinado, Jr.
Frantz Tiffeau, Jr.
Best Practices for Diverse Suppliers
Diana Domenech
Margaret Klinsport
Joy Wong
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