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2021 All Manager Meeting

  •  October 27, 2021 - October 29, 2021
     5:30 pm - 11:30 am


Grand River Conference Center

Venue Phone:
(563) 690-4500
Venue Website:
500 Bell Street, Dubuque, Iowa, 52001, United States

You’re invited to connect with other mutual managers at WRC’s All Manager Meeting at the Grand River Conference Center on the riverfront in Dubuque, Iowa. This event will provide insurance industry insights, thought-provoking discussions and networking.

Keynote speakers will include Tony Cañas from Insurance Nerds, who will discuss Millennials in the insurance industry, plus Tom Frank and Greg Kaiser of Holborn Corporation, who will talk about catastrophes, claims trends and how to help your company keep pace with these dynamic threats to profitability.

You and your guest also are invited to an evening at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, where you can learn about the nature and culture of the Midwest and enjoy a special dinner with us.

Wednesday, October 27
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Opening Reception at Grand River Conference Center
Manager and Guest
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Dinner Buffet
Manager and Guest
7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Networking
Manager and Guest
Thursday, October 28
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Breakfast Buffet
8:30 a.m. – NoonThe WRC Group Updates
Keynote: Tony Cañas, Chief Motivational Officer of
Roundtable 1
Noon – 1:00 p.m.Lunch Buffet
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions
Roundtable 2
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Break
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.Dinner at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Manager and Guest
Friday, October 29
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.Breakfast Buffet
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Keynote: Tom Frank & Greg Kaiser, Holborn Corporation
Roundtable 3
11:30 a.m.Meeting Concludes and Boxed Lunch Provided
Manager and Guest

Tony Cañas, CPCU, MBA, ARM, ARe, ASLI
Chief Motivational Officer, Insurance Nerds and Client Advisor, The Jacobson Group
Author of Insuring Tomorrow: Engaging Millennials in the Insurance Industry

Tony Cañas is a young insurance nerd, blogger and speaker. He's the voice of the Millennial generation in the insurance industry helping the industry understand how to engage this large demographic that will soon make up over 50% of the workforce.

He has been in the insurance industry since 2009. During that time he has completed his CPCU, AU, AIC, ARM, ARe, ASLI, API, AIS and AINS designations along with his Toastmaster's Competent Communicator and Advanced Communicator Bronze public speaking designations. Having worked in claims, underwriting, finance and sales at four different insurance carriers, six cities and five states he has gained a broad understanding of the industry.

Tom Frank
Executive Vice President and Branch Manager, Holborn Corporation

Tom Frank manages Holborn’s Minneapolis office and is an Executive Vice President. He joined Holborn in 2010 from Guy Carpenter, where he served as a managing director subsequent to its acquisition of John B. Collins Associates.

Greg Kaiser, CPCU, ARe
Senior Vice President, Holborn Corporation

Greg is responsible for the production and servicing of property and casualty reinsurance business, primarily in the Midwest. Greg leads or is a member of a number of client service teams at Holborn, with specific expertise in Regional and National Catastrophe and Aggregate Catastrophe Excess of Loss, Multiple Line, and pro rata reinsurance placements.

Location Details

Conference: Grand River Conference Center, 500 Bell Street, Dubuque, Iowa, (563) 690-4500

Hotel: Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark, 350 Bell Street, Dubuque, Iowa, (563) 690-4000

Thursday Night Activity: National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, 350 E. Third St., Dubuque, Iowa, (563) 557-9545

Hotel Accommodations

The WRC Group will provide lodging the nights of October 27 and 28 at the Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark. Once you register, we will make your hotel reservations and send you a confirmation number. Check-in time is 4 p.m., and parking is complimentary at the hotel.


For more information, contact Katie Taylor at


TO REGISTER: Select “Qty” 1 and click “Register Now” below. If you are bringing a guest to the evening activities select “Qty” 2 and “Register Now” to proceed with registration.


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