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Mark Vonnahme

Investors in Business Education Clinical Professor


M.S. Finance, University of Illinois, 1972.
B.A. Finance, University of Illinois, 1971.


Executive Vice President, Surety, Arch Insurance Group, 2007 - 2010
Visiting Clinical Professor, University of Illinois, 2005 - 2006
President & CEO, CNA Surety Corp, 1997 - 2003
President & CEO, CNA Surety Companies, 1995 - 1997
Group VP & COO, Surety Business Unit, 1993
Variety of Home Office and Field underwriting, marketing and management positions, CNA Surety operations, 1972 - 1993


Journal Articles

"Mergers and Acquisitions in the Surety Business." M. Vonnahme, Construction Business Review, 4 1997


"Report to Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation." M. Vonnahme, Blue Ribbon Panel on Standard Setting for Private Companies, 2011

"Engineering News Record." M. Vonnahme, Annual Surety Executive Roundtable and Surety Bonding in Construction, 2002

Honors and Awards

Member (appointed as first non-FCAS member of the CAS Board of Directors), Casualty Actuarial Society Board of Directors , 2007

Member, Board of Trustees, The Actuarial Foundation , 2007-2013

President, The Surety Foundation, Board of Trustees, The Surety and Fidelity Association of America , 2005-2007

Chairman, Board of Directors, The Surety Association of America , 2000-2003

Member, Strategic Planning Committee, Casualty Actuarial Society , 2010-2011

Member, Task Force on Board Operations, Casualty Actuarial Society , 2010

Member, AICPA/FAF Blue Ribbon Panel on Standard Setting for Private Companies , 2010-2011

, Chair, Task Force on Compensation, CAS Staff , 2011-2012

Excellence in Teaching Award for Undergraduate Teaching, College of Business Alumni Association , 2014

, Judge, Finals, Duff and Phelps YOUniversity Challenge, 2015 , 2015

Member, Nominating Committee, Casualty Actuarial Society , 2015


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331 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign IL 61820

(217) 244-0350

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