John R. Chesebrough, CPCU, CLU, ChFC, ARM, AU, AIM, AINS is currently an Insurance Consultant with Chesebrough Associates. He is married, has three children, six grandchildren, three great grandchildren and resides with his wife, Carol, in Orlando, Florida.
Before entering the insurance industry, he served during the Korean conflict as an army officer after graduating from UCLA. Twenty years ago, he retired from Farmers Insurance Group after 42 years with expertise in underwriting, management development and training programs.
John continues to stay active in the insurance industry by teaching insurance courses for the Insurance Educational Association (IEA). Currently, he is active with the Central Florida Chapter of CPCU. He was the Charter President of the Idaho Chapter of CPCU and has fulfilled the requirements of the CPCU Continuing Professional Development Program since its inception. He was active for many years with the Los Angeles Chapter of CPCU, serving in various leadership capacities.
John served two terms on the Society of Insurance Trainers and Educators’ (SITE) Board as Western Regional Vice President. He also served four years on the Insurance Institute of America’s Advisory and Examination Committee.
John has been an insurance teacher for over 50 years and has received numerous awards as recognition of his significant contributions to the insurance industry. He has written published insurance articles for SITE (Society of Insurance Trainers and Educators) and Underwriting Trends, a newsletter published by the Underwriting Section of the Society of CPCU. He co-authored an article called "Personal Umbrella Liability Insurance - A Critical Analysis" which was published in the June 1995 issue of the CPCU Journal. Active membership is maintained in the Society of CPCU and SITE.
During his extensive property and casualty insurance career, he developed numerous underwriting training programs and assisted with the editing of several insurance textbooks.
He received the CPCU designation in 1967 followed by designations of CLU, ChFC, ARM, AU, AIM and AINS.
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