William H. Perkins, AAI
William H. Perkins, Instructor, graduated from Loyola University of the South and later joined a family-owned insurance agency in Orlando, Florida. After 12 years as a commercial insurance sales agent, Bill was hired by FAIA in 1993 as a commercial lines instructor. In addition to teaching the principal commercial insurance disciplines of business auto, commercial general liability, property, and workers' compensation, Bill also specializes in longshore and maritime employment coverage issues. In addition to teaching these subjects, he also is responsible for FAIA's annual Legislative Roundup sessions. He is recognized as a certified trainer by the Institute for Global Ethics and is the primary instructor for FAIA's ethics courses.
Bill's additional responsibilities include membership on the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) Florida Appeals Board and serving as staff liaison for FAIA's Workforce Development Task Force. Bill formerly served on the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers Association's (IIABA) Technical Affairs Committee.
Bill has earned the Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), the Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designations. A frequent speaker at International Risk Management Institute's Construction Risk Conference, Perkins received IRMI's Words of Wisdom (WOW) award in 2001.