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Insurance 201: Beyond the Basics

  • Gillis, Ellis & Baker 1615 Poydras Street, Suite 700 (Entire 7th Floor) New Orleans, LA, 70112 United States (map)

GEB University seminars are free, however; registration is required.  Registrations limited and spots tend to fill up quickly.

To register, follow the link:

Questions? Contact: Amanda Graves at or 504-619-1043.

What you will learn:

  • Clear understanding of the standard policies you carry and potential gaps in the coverages you carry.
  • What drives your premium and proactive ways to manage your premium.
  • Managing certificates of insurance.
  • Risks to be aware of in the new frontier.

Who should attend:

This seminar is designed for those individuals seeking a greater understanding of managing the insurance process for their business or organization.  if you manage the insurance for your organization, company or firm, this seminar is for you.

Presented By:

Lauren Steinhardt, Producer, Gillis, Ellis & Baker

A graduate of Louisiana State University, Lauren joined GEB in 2013, with a focus on high-end personal and commercial accounts.  She completed the National Alliance School for Producer Development and is actively involved in continuing studies related to Property and Casualty insurance.

Alec Fritchie, Producer, Gillis, Ellis & Baker

Prior to joining GEB in 2014, Alec's experience included working a the Military Legislative Assistant in Washington, DC for Congressman John Culbertson, Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veteran's Affairs.  He also previously worked for Korn/Ferry International in Dallas, TX.  Alec earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Texas Christian University.

Doug Mills, CPCU, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Gillis, Ellis & Baker

With his leadership and vision, Doug oversees ongoing systems and procedures at GEB, ensuring financial strength and operating efficiency.  He began his insurance career in 1981 in a family owned agency, and has been with GEB since 2001.  He returned to school in 1982-83 to ear a degree in Risk Management & Insurance from The College of Insurance in New York City (now part of the Peter J. Rubin College of Business at St. John's University). In his insurance career, Doug has worked as both an independent agent and a direct writer, as well as in the role of a producer and a field underwriter.  He earned the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter  (CPCU) designation in 1988, and is a graduate of Jesuit High School and Louisiana State University.

Parking:  Validated parking is available in the parking garages at 1615 Poydras and 1555 Poydras. Metered street parking is also available.

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National Career Fair