National Alliance Names Hold CEO; Will Also Succeed Father as President in 2 Years

September 18, 2018

The Austin-based insurance education organization the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research has appointed William J. Hold as chief executive officer. He will assume the day-to-day leadership of the organization effective immediately and will assume the presidency in two years.

Hold has served The National Alliance since 2006 in various capacities, most recently as the chief development officer.

His father, Dr. William T. Hold, co-founder and president of 50 years and current CEO, will remain as president for two years and will continue to be involved with overall guidance. The plan is for William J. Hold to also assume the presidency from Dr. Hold in two years.

“The board members and I are confident that William will uphold The National Alliance’s legacy and history of continued success,” Dr. Hold stated.

Before being appointed CEO, Hold led organizational efforts including the development of the University Associate Program for both the CIC and Certified Risk Managers programs. In addition, he spearheaded the digital transformation of these two designations as well as the James K. Ruble MEGA Seminars.

Hold also led the development of new CIC courses along with enhancements to the Certified Insurance Service Representative curricula and grew the corporate programs with a focus on the Advanced Continuing Education Series and online volume purchases.

As the former chief development officer, Hold worked with carrier representatives and agency associates to create education and training programs.

The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research includes the Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) Program, the Certified Risk Managers (CRM) Program, the Certified Personal Risk Managers (CPRM) Program, the Certified Insurance Service Representatives (CISR) Program, the Certified School Risk Managers (CSRM) Program, the Dynamics Sales Training Series, and The National Alliance Research Academy.

Source: National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research

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