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2018 Leadership Council

2018 Leadership Council

The CPCU Society Leadership Council is comprised of elected officers, elected or appointed council members, and ex-officio members, and has responsibility for defining CPCU Society policies and monitoring administration of the CPCU Society. The Leadership Council meets at least twice a year, at the CPCU Society Leadership Summit and the Annual Meeting.

  • President and Chair
  • Troy H. Baldwin, MBA, CPCU, AU
Troy H. Baldwin, MBA, CPCU, AU

Troy H. Baldwin, MBA, CPCU, AU, has worked in senior management, underwriting, sales/marketing training/development and insurance agency owner. Baldwin also currently teaches insurance classes both locally and nationally. He is a member of The Institutes CPCU Society Annual Meeting Task Force and previously served as past president of the Utah CPCU Society Chapter, as well as on the CPCU Society Budget and Finance Committee and the CPCU Society Leadership Council. Baldwin holds the CPCU, AU, AIDA, CIC and CISR designations.

  • President-Elect
  • Jill D. McCook, MEd, CPCU, CLU
Jill D. McCook, MED, CPCU, CLU

Jill D. McCook, MEd, CPCU, CLU, leads the business underwriter specialist teams for Southern California at State Farm. She has been active with the local CPCU Society chapters, serving as President of the California Golden Empire Chapter.  She has also served on the Loss Control Interest Group, Nominating Committee and as a Western Regional Governor before joining the CPCU Leadership Council in 2013.  McCook received the Richard A Gerrond award in 2012 and the Rye R Sharpe award in 2017 for her leadership within the CPCU Society and her community.

  • Secretary / Treasurer
  • Kellie Goldfien, MBA, CPCU
Kellie Goldfien, MBA, CPCU

Kellie Goldfien, MBA, CPCU is a client director and vice president at Willis Towers Watson, where she works with a variety of large, complex and global organizations. She is also a speaker and published author on various insurance topics. Throughout her career, Goldfien has been closely involved in professional insurance organizations at the local, state, and national levels.

  • Immediate Past President and Chair
  • Michael Koscielny Jr., CPCU, CIC, ARe, API, AINS
Michael Koscielny Jr., CPCU, CIC, ARE, API, AINS

Michael Koscielny, Jr., CPCU, CIC, ARe, AIC, API, AINS, is director of underwriting at Florida Peninsula Insurance Company. He has more than 37 years of experience in the insurance industry, in roles including assistant vice president, property-casualty underwriting, at American Modern Insurance Group/MunichRe America and regional director of underwriting at the Auto Club Group. Koscielny currently serves as President & Chair of the CPCU Society Leadership Council and as President of the Underwriting Executives Council. He holds the CPCU, CIC, ARe, AIC, API, and AINS designations.

Leadership Council Members

Rachel S. Bannister, CPCU
Rachel S. Bannister, CPCU
  • Assistant Vice President - Marketing
  • Patrons Oxford Insurance
Rob Galbraith, CPCU, AIM
Rob Galbraith, CPCU, AIM
  • PC Underwriting Director
  • United Services Auto Association / USAA
Sharon Ann Koches, CPCU, AAI, AU, RPLU
Sharon Ann Koches, CPCU, AAI, AU, RPLU
  • Consultant
  • Managing Performance, LLC
Rodney Stoffels, CPCU, ARe, AU, AIS
Rodney Stoffels, CPCU, ARe, AU, AIS
  • Regional Underwriting Manager
  • Main Street Group
Thomas E. Woods, CPCU
Thomas E. Woods, CPCU
  • Assistant Vice President
  • United Services Auto Association / USAA
Gabriela F. Dominguez
Gabriela F. Dominguez, CPCU
  • Vice President
  • Avante Insurance Agency
Christopher J. Hampshire, CPCU
Christopher J. Hampshire, CPCU
  • Assistant Vice President - Carrier Practice
  • Gallagher Bassett Services
Aaron E. Lunt, JD, CPCU, ARe
Aaron E. Lunt, JD, CPCU, ARe
  • Assistant General Counsel, Head of Regulatory Affairs
  • The Warranty Group, Inc.
William P. Thomas, CPCU, CPM
William P. Thomas, CPCU, CPM
  • Director State Management
  • United Services Auto Association / USAA
Tony L. Cabot, CPCU
Tony L. Cabot, CPCU
  • Country Leader
  • M&Z Italia