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Mike Davidson

The American College Names its 2013 Huebner Gold Medal Recipient

Named for the institution’s founder, Dr. Solomon S. Huebner, the Huebner Gold Medal has been awarded annually since 1975. It recognizes the select individuals whose support of The College and whose dedication to education and professionalism have been of particular meaning to the institution. For 2013, we are proud to announce that Michael C. Davidson, MSM, CLU®, CAP® has earned The American College’s highest honor—the Huebner Gold Medal.

Mike has served The College in many functions, most recently as Chairman of the Board of Trustees, from 2010-2012. During this time, he was instrumental in the funding of the State Farm Center for Women and Financial Services at The American College.

Mike began his career with State Farm in 1978 as an agent in Richmond, Missouri. He held a variety of positions in both agency and corporate areas before returning to corporate headquarters in Bloomington, Illinois as Senior Vice President and a member of the Chairman’s Council in 2003. In 2005, he was appointed to his final position as Vice Chairman and Chief Agency and Marketing Officer. In this capacity he served as an Executive Vice President within the State Farm Fire and Casualty Company and as an Executive Vice President and Chief Agency and Marketing Officer at State Farm’s Life Insurance Company, Life and Accident Assurance Company, and Annuity and Life Insurance Company.

Mike is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois Life Insurance Council. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Missouri. He earned his CLU® designation from The American College in 1993 and his Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) in 2012. He is also a current Adjunct Professor of Agency Excellence at The American College. He was also awarded an honorary MSM.

Please join us in congratulating Michael Davidson for this outstanding achievement!

CFA® Level I Exam Prep Now Available

December 2013

BRYN MAWR, PA – December 2, 2013

Financial analysts interested in completing the Level I Exam leading to the CFA® designation can now study online 24/7 through Analyst Success, the custom platform designed by The American College. 

“The College entered the CFA market just three weeks ago, and already, the program has garnered interest from candidates in all 50 states,” according to Dr. Larry Barton, President of The College.  “For many years, those studying for the CFA had only...

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