Ohio Dominican University
United States of America
Carol Blaine is the lead faculty member and program director for ODU’s Insurance & Risk Management degree program. Carol is a thirty five-year insurance industry veteran who made the move from industry to academia to bring insurance and risk management degrees back to Ohio after a three-decade hiatus. Her industry experience includes technical, management and executive leadership roles at Nationwide Insurance, Century Insurance Group and Automobile Club Insurance Company and JCPenney Casualty Insurance Company. In addition to her industry experience, Carol has many years of insurance and risk management curriculum development and instruction with an emphasis on online learning. Carol holds her masters of business administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University where she received the Dean's Distinguished Service Award. She holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Research and Planning (ARP) designations from the Insurance Institute of America as well as the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute and the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) (inactive) from the HR Certification Institute. Carol chaired the Education Committee for the Ohio Insurance Institute from 2001 through 2011 and has presented at numerous conferences including, "Insurance: Engaging Future Generations" at the Ohio Insurance Education Day and International Quality and Productivity Center's, "Implementing & Maintaining the Balanced Scorecard in Insurance Companies." She is a graduate of Larry Wilson's Pecos River Experience and Innovation Associates' "Quality and Continuous Improvement" and "Leadership and Mastery" programs as well as Tashjian & Company's "Developing Executive Women" and Stop at Nothing's "High Impact Leadership Seminar."