Walter Gdowski, President and CEO of The Rough Notes Company, Inc., is pleased to announce that David Willis, CPIA, has accepted the position of Editor-in-Chief of Rough Notes magazine. He replaces Executive Editor Dennis Pillsbury, who is retiring from his post in March 2016, following 28 years of service to Rough Notes.
Willis, a long-time Rough Notes magazine contributor, has 30-plus years of experience as a writer and communicator in the insurance and risk management community. The Taylor University alumnus began his career with a small mutual company, moved on to CIGNA where he held global communications and management positions, and then served as public relations director for the CPCU Society.
In 1997, he co-founded Property and Casualty.com and served as editorial director for that and other business-to-business websites. Since then, he has served in a variety of writing and editorial management positions, working with technology, association, corporate and publishing clients.
Rough Notes magazine has been an integral part of the insurance industry since it was first published in November 1878. For more than 137 years the publication and its staff have been honored to serve independent insurance agents and brokers and their business partners, including the insurance companies they represent. Learn more about Rough Notes magazine at www.roughnotes.com.