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Mark Vonnahme

Clinical Professor of Finance


Educational Background

CPA State of Illinois, 1980
M.S., Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1972
B.A., Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1971

Positions Held

IBE Clinical Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012-2015
Director, MS in Finance Program, Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010-2013
Fox Family Distinguished Clinical Professor of Finance, University of Illinois, 2006-2007, 2010-2012
Executive Vice President, Surety, Arch Insurance Group, 2007-2010
Visiting Clinical Professor, University of Illinois, 2005-2006
President & CEO, CNA Surety Corp, 1997-2003
President & CEO, CNA Surety Companies, 1995-1997
Group VP & COO, Surety Business Unit, 1993
Variety of Home Office and Field underwriting, marketing and management positions, CNA Surety operations, 1972-1993

Recent Publications

Vonnahme, M. 2011. Report to Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation. Blue Ribbon Panel on Standard Setting for Private Companies.

Vonnahme, M. 2002. Engineering News Record. Annual Surety Executive Roundtable and Surety Bonding in Construction.

Vonnahme, M. 1997. Mergers and Acquisitions in the Surety Business. Construction Business Review

Honors and Awards

Judge, Finals, Duff and Phelps YOUniversity Challenge, 2015, 2015

Member, Nominating Committee, Casualty Actuarial Society, 2015

Excellence in Teaching Award for Undergraduate Teaching, College of Business Alumni Association, 2014

Member, Board of Directors, Casualty Actuarial Society, 2007-2009, 2012-2013

Chair, Task Force on Compensation, CAS Staff, 2011-2012