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Distracted Driving: What’s Important to You?

Tuesday, May 17
10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

Not only is distracted driving a serious problem, it’s an epidemic. With each new mobile device, the potential for behind-the-wheel distractions increase and so does your business’s exposure to risk.  This session will address how to implement a mobile device/driving policy at your company, educate your employees on this hazard, and introduce you to technology solutions which can aid in restricting mobile phone use in vehicles.


Stewart Van Duzer, First VP, Director of Special Projects-Risk Management, Federated Insurance

Stewart  attended Maryville College (Tennessee), and graduated in 1983 with a business degree.  His Federated career began as a marketing development trainee in June of 1983. In August of 1984, he became a marketing representative in Gainesville, Florida. He was promoted up the ranks of marketing leadership, and after moving to Federated’s Home Office, has held leadership roles in our Underwriting Department, Home Office Marketing, Personal Lines, Learning Center, Advertising, and Field Services.
Stewart is a past chair of the Commercial Lines Team (CLT), Promotion and Implementation Team (PIT), and Product and Pricing Team. He has been a member of various other Federated teams and committees as well.

In 2010, he went back to his marketing roots and began leading the Special Accounts Team, growing that operation into a $150 million book before once again stepping back into the director of field operations role. Recently, Stewart assumed his current role as first vice president and director of special projects – risk management at Federated Insurance.