Assistant Professor of Insurance and Risk Management
Michael Weglarz is an assistant professor in the Risk Management and Insurance Center at Olivet College. He is a business leader and sales and marketing specialist with more than 20 years of experience working in and developing marketing programs for the insurance, financial services and retail vertical markets. Professor Weglarz has spent most of his successful career working at industry-leading companies including Equifax, Arbitron and Epsilon, where he developed and facilitated strategic direct and database marketing programs for his Fortune 500 clients, utilizing a wide array of customized solutions that include loyalty programs, custom and syndicated research, data analysis, segmentation and modeling.
Most recently, for the past nine years, Professor Weglarz successfully operated a full-service Allstate Insurance agency located in the Metropolitan Detroit area. Aside from being a successful business owner, Professor Weglarz is also a pre-licensing instructor where he helps teach, guide and motivate adult learners to prepare and become licensed within the state of Michigan in life, health and accident insurance, as well as property and casualty insurance.
Professor Weglarz earned a Master of Arts in organizational management from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Arts from Central Michigan University. He also has a multitude of certifications in sales and leadership to go along with his licenses in property and casualty, life, health and accident insurance within the state of Michigan and FINRA securities – series 6 and 63 license. He also holds the prestigious risk management credential Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, and he is a licensed real estate professional.
Professor Weglarz has a passion for all sports, as well as a constant thirst for learning and self-improvement. For nearly 20 years, he coached high school basketball at his alma mater Brother Rice High School, and most recently, at Bloomfield Hills High School. He currently resides in the suburban metro Detroit area, is married and is the proud father of two children.