124 Sumner Meadows Lane
Hendersonville, TN 37075
Telephone: 615-826-5966
Mobile: 615-347-1598
E-Mail: bakinpcs@aol.com


Education : Lipscomb University - B.S. Degree

Major: Business Administration

Minor: Speech
Nashville, TN

Charter Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Designation)

The American Institute for Property and Liability Underwriters, 

Malvern, Pennsylvania  (See Description Below)

Associate In Risk Manager Diploma (ARM)

Insurance Institute for Property and Liability Underwriters,

Malvern, Pennsylvania  (See Description Below)

Vanderbilt University Graduate School of Management Course,

Nashville, TN

Various Technical and Management Seminars and Courses

Certifications and Professional Organizations

Faculty Member, TennBarU, Tennessee Bar Association

Licensed Property and Casualty Insurance Agent

Licensed Life and Health Insurance Agent

Certified Mediator, National Mediation Academy, Inc

National Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter Society

Consulting and Legal Expert Witness

Senior Resource for Special Interest Sections

Mid-Tennessee Chapter, CPCU Society

National Faculty Member of the Independent Insurance Agents

and Brokers of America Virtual University

Insurance Society of New York

New Your State Liquidation Bureau Panel of Consultants

Previous Associations

Preident, Program Chairman and Committee Member

Mid-Tennessee Chapter, CPCU Society

National Underwriting Executives Council

Tennessee Advisory Committee, Insurance Services Office

Property Commitee, National Associations of Independent Insurers

Teacher - various Insurance Institute of America and CPCU Courses

Professional Designation Descriptions

The Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) professional designation involves a curriculum of rigorous college upper division and graduate level courses in property and casualty insurance, law, accounting, general business, economics, and management.  To obtain the designation, one must successfully complete eight national examinations, three hours in length, in addition to extensive insurance experience and commit to a code of high ethical standards,  Said to be the premier insurance program, CPCU is comparable to the CPA designation in accounting.  With the CPCU designation, some universities extend several hours of credit toward a Masters Degree in Insurance Management.

The Associate in Risk Management (ARM) professional designation includes a series of graduate level courses in risk reduction, and risk management.  Each course includes a three hour national examination, administered by the Insurance Institute of America, Incorporated of Malvern, Pennsylvania.