In this last month of my Presidency, I have been reflecting back on my investment in the NCAHU Executive Board and want to answer the one question I and other NCAHU leaders get the most. The question, why do you invest the time and energy you do in Health Underwriters? The answer, the time and energy invested in NCAHU yields 10 times the return on the development of our professional careers. While reflecting on the past 6 years my thoughts are also filled with media reports on flattening Covid-19 bell curves and the contrast of that with bending our career and personal trajectories upward.
So here is the ROI on my NCAHU investment. The initial investment started at the bar of the Hyatt Regency in Washington DC, Capitol Conference’s unofficial board room and birth place of Health Underwriter strategy. I was sitting with the then current leaders of NCAHU. I had just finished successfully (my opinion) serving on the Western Piedmont Health Underwriters Board when I was asked to run the chairs