||Instructor and Program Director for Insurance & Risk Management
||MBA, Northwestern University
Carol Blaine is the program director and professor for ODU’s new Insurance & Risk Management bachelor’s degree program.
Professor Blaine is a thirty five-year insurance industry veteran who's led multiple insurance company business units, including information technology, regulatory compliance, product development, claims, human resources, pricing and corporate communications. During summer 2012, Carol left the industry to become the lead faculty member for Kent State’s Insurance bachelor’s degree program. After establishing the KSU degree program, including three different courses of study, nineteen new insurance-specific courses and 73 declared majors, Carol moved in July 2014 to Ohio Dominican University to do the same for Central Ohio.
Prior to her move to higher education, she served multiple insurance organizations, including J.C. Penney Casualty Insurance Company, American Commerce Insurance Company, Century Insurance Group, and Nationwide Insurance.
Professor Blaine holds her Master's of Business Administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University where she received the Dean's Distinguished Service Award. She holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and Associate in Research and Planning designations from the Insurance Institute of America, the Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute, and the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) (inactive) from the HR Certification Institute.
She resides in Westerville with her husband, Craig, while her son remained at Kent State to earn his bachelor's degree in Insurance. Her youngest child attends college in New York. Her two oldest children, and granddaughter, reside in the greater Columbus area.