Richard Rudolph

Richard Rudolph

Seaver Rudolph and Associates

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Seaver Rudolph and Associates
P.O. Box 146
Georgetown, IN 47122
Phone: (630) 726-1462


Richard 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 MBA 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 (ARM, ARP, APA, AIAF, and AAM) conferred by the Insurance Institute of America.

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, ethics, insurance history, and financial solvency. He is a frequent speaker on topics in insurance coverages, risk financing, agent errors and omissions, ethics, effective business writing, and creative thinking.

He 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 IIA 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/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 IIA 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.