Board of Directors

Officers and Directors

Service on the SIR Board of Directors is a high honor and great responsibility. Board members develop strategic plans, lead the activities of the association and ensure its financial viability. Board members represent the needs of the entire association above their own or their organizations.

Board nominations typically occur August-September and are voted on at the Annual Membership Meeting at the SIR Annual Conference.

Constitution and By-Laws

The SIR Constitution and By-Laws govern the actions of the Society and outline the relative responsibilities of the Board of Directors. Amendments and additions to these documents are voted upon at the Annual Membership Meeting at the SIR Annual Conference.

SIR President's Chat With SIR Board Members 


Jen Evert
American Financial Group

“I joined SIR to meet other professionals in the insurance industry who have an interest in research. The SIR has helped me build a great network of friends and colleagues and has helped me build my research and analysis skills.”




Micheal Myers, CIP I, CIP II LinkedIn Twitter
Lead Competitive Intelligence Analyst

President Elect

Amelia S. Fitch, CPCU, MSIM LinkedIn
Enterprise Strategy Research Director
American Family Insurance

Vice President - Strategy

Carrie Grahn LinkedIn
Research Consultant
American Family Insurance

Vice President - Research

Brian N. Kiley, IPC Twitter
Marketing Research and Insights Supervisor
West Bend Mutual Insurance Company

Vice President - Education & Educational Outreach

Chris Rzany LinkedIn
AVP of Strategy
EFinancial/Fidelity Life Association

Vice President - Marketing

Lori Schoenenberger
Market Analyst
Amerisure Insurance

Vice President - Membership

Liz Taggart LinkedIn
Director, Product Development and Market Research
Safety National Casualty Corp.

Vice President - Annual Conference

Austin Tucker
Property Risk Manager


David Kalinowski LinkedIn
Proactive Worldwide, Inc.


Richard Skyba
Director Product Development & Market Insights
Moda Health

Vice President - Diversity & Inclusion

Lena Namilikonda
The Cincinnati Insurance Company

Vice President - Workshop

Sridhar Manyem
Director, Industry Research
AM Best


Eryn Campbell
Research Library Manager
National Association of Insurance Commissioners


Jennifer Chase
Market Research Analyst
American Financial Group


Martin Ellingsworth
Executive Managing Director
J.D. Power


Neelam Paharia
Director, Business Intelligence
Allstate Insurance Company

Continuing Director

Vickie Kilgore
Assistant Vice President
The Institutes / Insurance Research Council