IN the Know, the CPCU Society Unscripted

Join host, Chris Hampshire, CPCU, an industry veteran and a CPCU Society volunteer leader, for this bi-weekly podcast featuring special guests and covering an array of topics affecting the insurance industry today. You’ll get an inside, unscripted look at how industry insiders got where they are, where they’re headed next, and how you can benefit from their experience and insight.

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Dimitrius King

Chief Claims Officer
Pie insurance

As Pie’s first Chief Claims Officer, Dimitrius King is responsible for leading and implementing the company’s claims strategy. Over the past 15 years, Dimitrius has held various strategic and claims leadership roles in both personal lines and commercial lines at Liberty Mutual and The Hartford. In today’s episode of the In The Know podcast, Chris Hampshire and Dimitrius discuss his shift away from one of the largest insurance organizations in the world into insurtech, claims, and Dimitrius’s commitment to improving DEI in the insurance industry.


Greg Massey, MBA, CPCU, ARM

North American Advisor
VIPR, Ltd.

After 39 years on the carrier side of the industry, Greg Massey retired from Zurich and launched GJM Advisors, LLC in 2022. Now he provides Property & Casualty product, strategy, portfolio management, education, and leadership advisory & consulting. In today’s episode of the In The Know podcast, Chris Hampshire welcomes Greg for a conversation about the post-career phase of life. As soon as he retired, Greg found himself entertaining offers for consulting, advising, and staying active in the insurance industry. He highlights the variety of work that he has done, how the industry can better attract and retain talent, and his advice to take more risks in the earlier stages of a career.


Tom Budz

Senior Underwriter

After graduating from FSU’s Risk Management/Insurance program, Tom Budz began his insurance career at AmTrust, where he held several underwriting positions including Specialty Practice Underwriter working with specialty verticals and national brokers. Tom currently works as a Middle Market Underwriter for Chubb and works part-time at the local fire department and as a volunteer with the Big Brother Big Sister program. In today’s episode of the In The Know podcast, Chris Hampshire sits down with Tom for a look at the lessons that firefighting can teach insurance about safety and success. He highlights his decision to join the insurance industry, what he sees as a middle-market underwriter, and how his role as a firefighter contrasts with his work as an underwriter.

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