Minnesota Agent Installed as Vice Chairman of Big ‘I’

September 25, 2009

Michael “Mike” R. Donohoe of Mankato, Minn., was installed as vice chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (the Big “I”) at the association’s recent Leadership Conference in New Orleans, La.

Mike Donohoe is an owner and an independent agent of the James R. Weir Insurance Agency in Mankato, Minn.

Donohoe’s numerous contributions to the independent agency system have spanned several decades and include serving as president of the Minnesota Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers (MIIAB) and representing the North Star State on the Big “I” Board of Directors. He was twice named Minnesota “Young Agent of the Year” and was the 1994 “Minnesota Agent of the Year.”

At the national level, Donohoe was elected to the Big “I” Executive Committee in September 2006. He has been instrumental to the success of the Big “I” Virtual University and served as the chair of the VU Oversight Task Force from 2001 to 2006. In 2005, Donohoe received the Woodworth Memorial, the highest honor that can be earned by a Big “I” member for outstanding service benefiting independent insurance agents and the entire insurance industry.

Source: Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, www.independentagent.com

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