City of Hope News

Michael Crowley to Receive City of Hope’s Spirit of Life® Award

Michael “Mike” Crowley to receive award at the National Insurance Industry Council’s Annual Gala; Crowley is retired vice chairman of Markel Corporation. Duarte, CA, April 11, 2018 — The National Insurance Industry Council has selected Michael “Mike” Crowley, vice chairman …

City of Hope Research, Treatments Boosted by Insurance Industry Pocketbooks

When many people in the insurance industry think of the City of Hope, they probably associate it with the well-publicized National Insurance Industry Council’s Spirit of Life Award gala each year that has raised millions and brought together industry professionals …

Retired Head of CAP in California Reflects on Medical Malpractice

He’s only a few weeks into official retirement, but James L. Weidner is already looking back fondly at the last 20 years as chief executive officer of Cooperative of American Physicians. “It was just an absolutely wonderful experience,” said Weidner, …

Tony Markel Leads City of Hope Fund Raising Effort

Tony Markel was recently honored for his work on a national campaign to raise $1 billion for cancer research. Markel, known as the name and the man behind building Markel Corp. into one of the largest property/casualty insurance companies in …

AmWINS CEO DeCarlo Named 2014 Honoree of City of Hope Charity

The City of Hope and the National Insurance Industry Council said M. Steven DeCarlo, CEO of Charlotte, North Carolina-based AmWINS Group Inc., will be honored at the NIIC’s 2014 Spirit of Life Award dinner for City of Hope on Saturday, …

Gala, Insurance Industry Raise $2 Million for City of Hope

The National Insurance Industry Council raised more than $2 million this year in the ongoing battle to cure cancer and diabetes, it was announced Monday. A large portion of the funds were raised by the City of Hope’s Spirit of …

Gilbert’s Passions were Organization, Work, Family

Roger W. Gilbert was a big player in Southern California’s insurance market, he was active in insurance charities and other causes, and those who knew him recalled him as having a passion for organization, work and family. The Newport Beach, …

Farmers, CEO Honored for Work with City of Hope Hospital

City of Hope hospital and research center’s National Insurance Industry Council is acknowledging Farmers Insurance and its chief executive officer, Bob Woudstra, at an annual gala being held on Nov. 12, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, in …