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The Best Career You’ve Never Considered

Episode #077



We celebrate a first for Side Affects by welcoming an assistant college professor and educator from The University of Cincinnati. Bob Higgins joins Kenzie and Scott to talk about the Carl H. Lindner III Center for Insurance and Risk Management at UC. Insurance effects everybody, every single day. Not many people grow up aspiring to be an insurance consultant, but Bob explains how students are unaware of the incredible industry opportunities. Listen and learn Bob’s mission for his pupils, how he has established such a prominent department at the university and the center’s national rankings.

About Our Guest

Bob Higgins

Robert Higgins is both a professor of insurance and risk management as well as the Director of Professional & Industry Engagement at the Carl H. Lindner III Center for Insurance and Risk Management at The University of Cincinnati. Bob graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and continued on to earn his Master in Business Administration from Xavier University. In 2004, he then received his Bachelor of Science in Insurance and Risk Management from Excelsior College. Additionally, Bob holds several professional industry designations. Bob has been an educator at UC for nearly five years and is known as “an absolute legend of insurance and a great person overall.” His students say he makes the topic of insurance come to life.

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