Our speakers are bold examples of dedication, expertise and professionalism. All are involved in the same activity of truly giving to MCIEF as partners, companions and comrades. Henceforth, our speakers shall be known as MCIEF FELLOWS. All fellows are granted special recognition and honor on behalf of MCIEF.

MCIEF Founder Tommy Ruke deserves the most special recognition as the premier teacher of transportation Insurance issues. To honor Tommy and to recognize his most dedicated teaching fellows, we award the designation and honor of THOMAS RUKE FELLOW with lifetime rights to all MCIEF activities.

Tommy Ruke

Founder |  MCIEF

M. Thomas Ruke CIC, CIW, TRS is our Country’s leading truck insurance educator. Known as Tommy, (AKA The Kingpin!), he has spent the last forty plus years dedicated to learning himself and then teaching all of us about big trucks, the motor carrier industry and the trucking insurance industry. Tommy (AKA The Pickle Man!) is a lifelong trucker as he grew up working for his father who owned and operated a truck line that hauled pickles. …read more