New York, NY -- James Tutera (pictured right), known as the Dean of Builders Risk Insurance, was presented with IMUA's Lifetime Achievement Award at the Association's 89th Annual Meeting. John was one of three individuals recognized by the IMUA at this year's Annual Meeting. The others included Steve Silverman, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance - Excellence in Education; Vicky Hartman, Director Inland Marine Southeast, National Insurance Property, Liberty Mutual Insurance - Outstanding Committee Person.
Commenting on John Tutera's award, IMUA President & CEO Kevin O'Brien said, "John has carried the IMUA flag throughout his impressive insurance career...a true champion of the Association. He served on the IMUA Transportation Committee and was co-chair of the Construction Committee for many years up until his retirement. John's expertise in builders risk insurance is unsurpassed. He has contributed to many technical white papers and has presented at numerous IMUA events and Annual Meetings. In 2014, John was presented with the IMUA Excellence in Education Award.
As the winner of the Excellence in Education Award, Steve Silverman (pictured right) was recognized as an influential force in advancing IMUA's education curriculum. He has developed technical inland marine courses and been a featured presenter/ instructor at countless IMUA education events. Steve was instrumental in developing IMUA's comprehensive course, Understanding Contractors Equipment, which he has presented in New York City and Toronto in the first half of 2019.
Steve consistently receives high marks from his students for his strong technical expertise and engaging delivery style. Over the years he has been committed to "raising the bar" for IMUA education. Steve...