The CPCU Society’s Circle of Excellence Recognition Program awards each chapter for its efforts to achieve benchmarks in chapter performance. The Program provides chapter leaders, and committee and task force chairmen, with structure and guidance to achieve strategic, chapter and member goals. Chapters earn Gold or Silver recognition by achieving key initiatives of the Society's strategic plan.

Gold Circle of Excellence

The Upstate South Carolina CPCU Society Chapter achieves Gold Circle of Excellence in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and Silver in 2010 - 2013 and in 2015!! Thanks to all who have participated and contributed to making this possible.

Let's again strive for Gold in 2020!



2017 Schedule of Events

Date                          Speaker                   Topic


January 12, 2017       Joint RIMS                 Detecting Deceptive Behavior                     


February 17, 2017      Bill Wiley                   Firewise Your Home                                     
                                 SC Forestry Commission


March 17, 2017          Barb Christ, CPCU      Ethics in Insurance is a Must!                                                                       

April 21, 2017            Director Gary Cannon  SC Workers Compensation Commission Update

May 19, 2017             Director Ray Farmer    SC Department of Insurance Update 

Aug 25, 2017              Russ Dubisky             SC Insurance & Legislative Update       

Sept 22, 2017             Felix Villaverde,CLU   Diversity: Are You On Board?       

Oct 20, 2017               Nick Farr & Jennifer   Policy Language Pitfalls (Part II)       
                                 Johnsen, Esqs            Gallivan, White & Boyd

Nov 17, 2017              CPCU Webinar           Raiders of the Lost Coverage:      
                                                                  Insurance Jones and the
                                                                  Temple of Exclusions
Meeting Cancelled Due to Lackof Interest

Dec 15, 2017               Barb Christ,                Yes, You Can Too Be A CPCU!        



Jan 11, 2018                Mike Cote,                 Maritime Risks: Designing A Loss Control Program
                                   Arthur Gallager          in Today's International Markets        


This chapter holds joint meetings with the RIMS Chapter.