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Insurance Ethics, Easy to Discuss, Harder to Achieve

Total Credits: 3 including 3 CE Credit

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Ron Smedley
3 hrs
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.



Course Description

“The objective of this ethics seminar is to place emphasis on the importance of principles during our day to day activities in the insurance industry.  The outline was designed to add value to your work day regardless of the participant’s position in the agency.  Examples of potential principles are included for considerations.  It encourages asking ourselves the right questions before implementing a principle -- think before the action taken.”


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Ron is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a B. S. degree in Accounting.  His entire professional career has been involved in the MGA/wholesale brokerage insurance segment of the insurance industry.  For thirty years he worked in nearly every position with a managing general agency/wholesale broker, W. E. Kingsley Co.  Kingsley was in business from 1944 through 2002; the last five years Mr. Smedley was president.  Kingsley Co. became a merger partner with Risk Placement Services, Itasca, Illinois in January 2003.


Always having a passion for insurance education, Mr. Smedley began a part time insurance instruction role at the University of Kentucky in the fall of 1980.  His instructional role through his career includes teaching licensing school, the INS series, the management and commercial property segments of the CISR program and a facilitator for the Dynamics of Service Program.  He authors insurance curriculum developing outlines Insurance Ethics, Easy to Discuss and A Bit Harder to Achieve along with a seminar entitled Wholesale Property and Casualty Insurance Made Easy.  In-house seminars are available to clients of RPS in several states.


In June of 1994 Mr. Smedley was awarded the Insurance Educator of the Year in Kentucky by the PIAK.  In September 2000, he was presented the National Company Representative of the Year by the Professional Insurance Agents (National).  He is past board member of the Board of Governors of the National Alliance which oversees the Certified Insurance Counselor and Certified Insurance Service Representative programs along with other insurance programs at the national level. 


Currently, Mr. Smedley is the Senior Vice President, Sales, with a territory of several states for Risk Placement Services, Inc. (RPS).  He has served in a client relations capacity since 2003.  His primary responsibilities are assisting clients, retail brokers, in the placement of specialty coverages with the Lexington (KY) RPS office and other RPS offices engaging the underwriter/broker of expertise.


Wed, Jun 09, 2021 - 09:00am to 11:49am EDT
Wed, Jul 14, 2021 - 01:00pm to 03:49pm EDT
Wed, Aug 11, 2021 - 09:00am to 11:49am EDT
Wed, Sep 08, 2021 - 01:00pm to 03:49pm EDT
Wed, Oct 13, 2021 - 09:00am to 11:49am EDT
Wed, Nov 10, 2021 - 01:00pm to 03:49pm EST
Wed, Dec 08, 2021 - 09:00am to 11:49am EST

State Specific Details

State Approval Information Details

KY - This course is approved for 3 hs - Ethics - Course#C24621

NE - This course is approved for 3 hs - Ethics - Course#6000080152

MD - This course is approved for 3 hrs - Ethics - Course#107672

LA - This course is approved for 3 hrs - Ethics - Course#34207

IA - This course is approved for 3 hrs - Ethics - Course# 106337

IN - This course is approved for 3 hrs - Ethics - Course # 38881

AZ - This course is approved for 3 hrs - Ethics - Course#107350

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