Chapter Volunteer Profile
Featured Volunteer: Bill Fisher, VP, First National Bank, IASA Midwest Chapter
eInterpreter: What was the first IASA Chapter event you attended and what inspired you to go?
Fisher: My first IASA event was the spring 2011 Midwest Chapter meeting in Omaha, when a colleague invited me to participate. From the beginning, members were welcoming and approachable.
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What struck me early was the clearly unselfish commitment of the membership to work together, sharing ideas for best practices, even among competitors.
eInterpreter: What is the biggest benefit of having access to insurance education locally to you and your company?
Fisher: The greatest benefit is the insider's perspective, sitting alongside practitioners, into the industry landscape...of trends, challenges, and opportunities. IASA provides access to this knowledge and the people who hold that knowledge.
eInterpreter: If money was no object...what would you love to do for a living?
Fisher: What I'm doing now--seriously. Banking has provided me the exposure to see how things work in many industries and companies, not just one. But...if I could have a second part-time job, it would be as a travel writer or narrator perhaps along the lines of Rick Steves or Samantha Brown.