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Executive RLF: Renowned Program Leaders




THE 2019 


THREE Program Leaders for Optimal, Personalized Mentoring in a Small Group


The Executive RLF is shaped and delivered by greatly-respected leadership experts. They have taken the time-tested, successful synergies of SIM’s famous RLF program to another level as they guide participants through an even more intense, interactive and introspective experience:

  • Learn from their combined talents and experience.
  • Tap their vast leadership development expertise.
  • Share their longstanding relationships with high-level executives.



Former SVP and Group CIO for Allstate; faculty member, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management


Patricia Coffey is CEO of Cedibus, LLC and an adjunct faculty member at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.  She is the former Senior Vice President and Group CIO for Allstate Insurance Company, where she shaped strategic technology solutions and led award-winning efforts to utilize technology to drive business results.  She is a frequent speaker and facilitator, sharing insights into how to drive breakthrough results by leveraging technology, company culture, and individual potential.  Her work includes developing strong leaders and teams and creating an environment for innovation.  Patricia is also Chair Emeritus for SIM, is a recipient of the Distinguished Director honor from the Board of Directors of Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, and has been named to lists such as Computerworld’s Premier100 IT Leaders, Insurance Business America Elite Women and Insurance Network News’ Women in Insurance Leadership.  





CIO Hall of Fame Member and Co-Director, Institute for 21st Century Leadership

June Drewry was the Global Chief Information Officer for Chubb & Son until her retirement in 2009. She currently is a Co-Director of The Institute For 21st Century Leadership, the Southeast Facilitator for SIM’s Regional Leadership Forum, and an Executive Coach with Treeline Consulting. She has also served on a number of non-profit and for-profit boards.  Ms. Drewry has extensive international experience in the insurance and financial services industry at the senior management level, as a corporate CIO, business unit CIO and as president of a third party administration subsidiary.  June served two terms as president of SIM International and has earned several awards throughout her career for innovative business use of technology and leadership in information technology.




Former Fortune 500 VP and Co-Director, Institute for 21st Century Leadership

Kevin Ryan is a Facilitator and a Co-Director of The Institute For 21st Century Leadership. He is a 2000 Graduate of RLF and has been involved with SIM at the Chapter and National level since then.  Kevin has extensive executive experience in business and technology at the Senior Management level. He has owned his own eCommerce business, was a Vice President at two Fortune 500 healthcare insurers, and has considerable leadership experience in civic and community roles. As president of his own eCommerce company from 2007 - 2012, his firm received awards for sales and customer service, developed an eCommerce arrangement with Amazon expanding the relationship from simple re-selling to hosting, inventory management, order-fulfillment, and credit card processing via a full cloud computing environment. He successfully sold this business in 2012 and continues to work in IT consulting and leadership development.

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