TALA Workshop: Safeguard Your Mission – A Guide To Nonprofit Insurance
Part one of a three part financial series for nonprofits.
Are you operating a nonprofit with a high amount of risk and exposure? Are you covered in case the unexpected occurs? Nonprofit leaders should be aware of the value of safeguarding their nonprofit assets with insurance protection. This presentation addresses how to evaluate what types of insurance your organization should maintain and what coverage may be good to consider in the future.
Discussion to include:
Officers and Directors
Professional Management Liability
Business Automobile Liability
Whether you’re new to risk management or seeking to enhance your existing insurance strategy, this webinar offers invaluable knowledge and practical tips to mitigate risks effectively. Time will be reserved for Q&A.
We’ll hear from two experts, insurance risk advisor, Erin Luczak, and nonprofit attorney and consultant, Laura Fowler, who will address what nonprofit leaders need to know about nonprofit insurance coverage.
Meet the presenters:
Erin Luczak, Partner, VP, Personal Risk Advisor, USI Insurance Services
Bring Erin Luczak your complex, tricky, and troubled personal insurance situations, and she’ll bring you complete risk-management solutions.
Erin creates customized personal property and casualty insurance programs for successful families and individuals. She wraps her arms around your life, as you work together to fully understand the risks you want to take. She then crafts a comprehensive insurance portfolio, tailored to your risk comfort and wealth-protection needs, so you are protected if anything ever goes awry.
With the backing of USI Insurance Services, which lets her harness the power of technology, enterprise, and experience to further care for her clients, Erin possesses an unmatched knowledge of the insurance industry. She spent nearly two decades working for the likes of Crystal & Co., Marsh, and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., creating a powerful network of trusted advisors to serve her clients’ every need.
Laura Fowler, Managing Partner, The Fowler Law Firm PC
Laura Fowler founded The Fowler Law Firm PC 2007 with eight associated attorneys. The firm has doubled in size since 2007. Laura is very proud to be a part of a firm which has received the State Bar of Texas W. Frank Newton Pro Bono Legal Services Award, Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Designation, Austin Business Journal Top Pro Bono Law Firms and designations as a top law firm diversity employer in Austin.
In 2020, Laura founded and now chairs Fowler Family Foundation, a public tax-exempt charitable corporation that gives generously to a number of scholarship and internship programs in the Austin areas. Laura regularly provides pro bono legal services and gives of her time and resources to a very diverse group of local charities who meet many otherwise unmet needs through Austin Bar Association Veterans Pro Bono Legal Clinic, Austin Bar Association Loving It Lawyers Club, Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts, Austin History Center Association, Preservation Austin, Austin Museum Partnership, Peace Park Conservancy, The Foundation for the Preservation of the Historic Millett Opera House, Inc. and to many chambers of commerce and trade associations who operate a foundation or charity.
Laura has received a Member of the Year designation from Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce, Austin Black Chamber of Commerce, Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, The Austin Club and Williamson County Realtors Association.
Graduating from Baylor University School of Law in 1979, Laura began her career as a very green Lieutenant Junior Grade in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corp aboard the warship USS Guadalcanal in 1980. Chasing saboteurs and scoundrels through exotic ports in East Asia and the Western Pacific, Laura quickly developed fierce patriotism and a much deeper appreciation for how remarkable our United States Constitution and our nation really are, and gratitude for the opportunities our great nation affords.
Moderator: Lisa Sretenovic, CPA/CITP/CGMA
Lisa is a business coach competent in accounting, finance, and management. She is also skilled in strategic planning/budgeting, analysis, process improvement, and training. As a result of her work in varied industries (public accounting/tax, professional practices, real estate investment, SaaS, telecommunications, manufacturing, hospitality, music production, and oil & gas), she possesses experience that is broad and allows knowledge application from one area to others. One of her strongest abilities is to communicate complex financial information in a language appropriate for the audience, from the board of directors to the IT department or the director’s assistant to the small business owner. Her specialties include financial consulting for small & start-up companies focusing on the business owner’s financial literacy and how that improves business growth. Lisa provides services to TALA member artists and arts organizations and is a past TALA board member.
This project is generously funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Texas Commission on the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit arts.gov.