InVEST®, the insurance industry's premier classroom-to-career education program, recently appointed Darcy Waddell, vice president of education services at Applied Systems, to its national board.
Applied Systems is a leading global provider of cloud-based software that powers the business of insurance. Waddell is the driving force behind the end-user training for some of the largest independent brokers in North America and the U.K.
“InVEST is pleased to welcome Darcy to our board," says Lindsey Shank, InVEST board chair and operations manager/vice president for McGriff Insurance Services, Inc. in St. Petersburg, Florida. “She brings a wealth of industry and insurance education expertise to the InVEST board—and we look forward to working with her."
Leading a team of more than 60 learning professionals, Waddell draws on her diverse experience in software design, sales, recruiting, IT consulting, product management, and learning and development to support and enhance product adoption within Applied's client base.
“InVEST is vitally important for the future of the independent agency system and the insurance industry as a whole," says Bob Rusbuldt, Big “I" president & CEO. “Educators, volunteers and independent agency leaders like Darcy Waddell are key to the success of this program as it continues to grow and expand into more schools. We appreciate her commitment to this vital program and look forward to her service on the InVEST board."