The foundation was organized in 1989 as a way to honor and memorialize the contributions to Insurance Regulation of the well respected Deputy Director of the Illinois Insurance Department, Ken Smith.
A group of present and former insurance commissioners and industry leaders concluded that an annual school for insurance regulators involved with solvency regulation would be the Foundation's mission.Learn More
The regulatory community, the insurance industry and the public are best served by regulators who are well trained in insurance matters and are as well informed as possible on cutting-edge issues.
The Foundation's educational program is currently held at the Katie School of Insurance and Risk Management at Illinois State University, a preeminent insurance school for undergraduates.
Attendees are able to learn more about the Foundation's work in providing the world's only university-based educational program.
An Annual Golf Outing is held in August which helps to defray costs of the educational program. This all day event includes lunch and an 18 hole scramble followed by dinner and brief program.Learn More
Providing the world's only university-based educational program exclusively for insurance regulators.
Since 1990, well over 600 regulators from across the United States, and other countries have participated in this program.Support Us