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Dan Kugler is the Director of the Center for Insurance & Risk Management at the University Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Business. Dan joined the college in June of 2014 his Alma Mater.

Prior to joining the University Dan retired form Snap-on Incorporated after 35 years in 2014 where he served as the Assistant Treasurer Risk Management and President of Snap-on SecureCorp Companies.

Snap-on SecureCorp Global Companies consists of: 2 insurance agencies (US and UK) and 2 captive insurance companies in Bermuda and Malta.

Mr. Kugler also is an Adjunct Professor at Concordia College of Wisconsin, Illinois State University, an instructor for: National Alliance, ICCIE in Captive Insurance studies, and RIMS Professional Development courses (Fundamentals of Insurance, Entrepreneurial Risk Management Practices).

He currently serves on the boards of: National Alliance Research Academy, Captive Insurance Companies Association CICA, Spencer Educational Foundation Board. He is a member of the Butler University Davey Risk Management Program Advisory Board and the Wisconsin Workers Compensation Self-Insurers Council. He is a past director RIMS Board of Directors (2002-2013) and of the CPCU Society Board of Governors.

In 2014 under Dan’s leadership Snap-on SecureCorp was awarded the 2014 Captive Insurance Company of the Year from CICA. In 2012 Dan received the Midwestern Insurance Innovation and Leadership Award (Individual). In 2010, Dan and his risk management team received the Risk and Insurance Magazine Theodore Roosevelt Workers’ Compensation and Disability Management Award. In 2009 the team received the National Underwriters Excellence in Workers Compensation (Honorable Mention). Dan was selected for the 2002 Risk Manager of the Year Award from Business Insurance and RIMS.

Mr. Kugler received his bachelor degree of business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, MBA from Loyola University Chicago and Advanced Management certificate in Enterprise Risk Management from Georgia State University. He holds the following designations: ACI, CPCU, ARM, AIC, and CEBS. He is a licensed insurance agent and claim adjuster in over 45 states.