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Seaver Rudolph and Associates
PO Box 146
Georgetown , IN 47122

Richard Rudolph, PhD, CPCU, ARM, ARP, APA, AIAF, AAM


Dr. Rudolph contributed articles on liability insurance for

Dr. Rudolph earned a bachelor of science in accountancy from the University of Illinois-Urbana, where he also studied international monetary theory and insurance and risk management in graduate school. He attained his master of business administration degree in 1988 and his doctor of philosophy in business administration in 1989.

He is a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and holds five associate designations— Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Associate in Research and Planning (ARP), Associate in Premium Auditing (APA), Associate in Insurance Accounting and Finance (AIAF), and Associate in Automation Management (AAM)—conferred by The Institutes.

Dr. Rudolph is the author of the CPCU Society's 1987 Outstanding Research Project, "Bond-Financed Self-Insurance for Public Entities: A Risk Management Alternative," and has written numerous other articles on insurance coverages, risk management financing, agent errors and omissions (E&O), ethics, insurance history, and financial solvency. He is a frequent speaker on topics in insurance coverages, risk financing, agent E&O, ethics, effective business writing, and creative thinking.

Dr. Rudolph is a past president of the Chicago Chapter of CPCU, serves on the Ethics Committee of the CPCU Society, and is the chair of the Society's Distance Learning Task Force. He is also a past director and treasurer of the Insurance Society of Chicago and has served as an instructor of The Institutes and CPCU courses since 1981. In 1987, he was honored as an Outstanding Instructor of the Insurance School of Chicago. He is also the August 1994 Standard Setter for the CPCU Society, was the first recipient of the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (AICPU)/American Institute of America's Jack F. Derrickson Award for Outstanding Course Leadership, and was recognized by the CPCU Society as a Distinguished Instructor at its Annual Meeting in 1996. In 1997, the AICPCU and The Institutes listed Dr. Rudolph on the National Registry of Outstanding Course Leaders.

Dr. Rudolph entered the insurance industry in 1972 as a sales representative for a major insurance company and worked in various capacities in agencies and brokerage firms until 1992. In 1992, he joined a risk management consulting practice, which now bears his name.



Liability Insurance

Coordinating Persons Insured in Primary and Excess Liability Policies

February 01, 2001 | Richard Rudolph

Liability Insurance

Who Wants to Be an Insured?

December 01, 2000 | Richard Rudolph

Liability Insurance

Additionally Insured or Held Harmful?

March 01, 2000 | Richard Rudolph