Alumnus Returns as Executive-in-Residence


The School of Business will host business administration alumnus Bill Koster as the Bentele/Mallinckrodt Executive-in-Residence, Oct. 1.

As a vice president at Protective Life Insurance Company in St. Louis, Mo., Koster is responsible for managing the company’s specialty products division and the training department. He has been involved in the finance and insurance industry for more than 35 years.

In addition to his Bachelor of Science in business administration from Truman, Koster earned a Master of Business Administration, a master’s in human relations and a Ph.D. in management. Koster has a certificate in human resource diversity and development, and CLU, CPCU and ARM designations. He is currently pursuing a diversity and inclusion certificate from Cornell University.

He is an active member of the Society for CPCU’s, the Society for Human Resource Management and Society for Business Ethics. He is an adjunct professor and serves on RV industry boards.

Koster’s presentation, “Ethics in the 21st Century,” is scheduled for 3 p.m. Oct 1 in Violette Hall 1000. It is free and open to the public.
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