January 10, 2019 - Coastal Insurance Underwriters, Inc. (Coastal), a Ponte Vedra Beach Florida based MGU and program administrator, announced the acquisition of Cybercom International Corporation’s assets on 01/02/2020.

January 2020

REGISTER TODAY!

2020 Mid-Year Meeting
May 4-6 | Tampa, FL

Hear from industry thought leaders to gain Insights & Perspectives about our industry and the state of program business. Grow and improve your operation with access to more than 60 program carriers including London Markets, premier service providers, reinsurance support, program development and distribution resources, educational opportunities, and networking with 700+ program professionals.


KEY MEETING SPONSORS

Zurich  |  QBE  |  Wilson Elser
Sedgwick  |  Munich Re  |  Tysers
AIG Programs  |  Hudson Insurance
Mystic Capital  |  Berkley  |  Allianz
BMS Re US  |  NetRate Systems
Martin & Company  |  XDimensional Technologies  |  Breckenridge
Insurance Group 


Become a Best
Practice Agency

A core element of the Association’s mission is to promote excellence in Program Administration. Visit the Best Practice page of the TMPAA website to watch a short video and learn how you can gain recognition as a best-in-class operation at the 2020 Mid-Year Meeting.

 


Resource Recap
  Marketplace
Review 

ALIRT 2019 Nine Month
P&C Full Review
*

The TMPAA has partnered with ALIRT Research to provide a valuable resource for Association members. The Marketplace Review Portal provides access to ALIRT’s quarterly macro financial analyses/ snapshots and white papers (i.e. high level industry research). In addition, Program Administrators interested in seeing specific research on an individual insurance company will be able to do so on a fee basis specifically negotiated for members. 

Click here to learn more and request access to the Marketplace Review Portal.

*Nine month snapshot available through the ALIRT portal

Sponsored by Association member:


 

Reach More Agents

Find out how Target Programs can help expand your agent reach. Feature your programs on TargetPrograms.com and consider an electronic ad package- email distributions to our large agent database. Explore the options today.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. more information, (302) 268-1011.

Mid-Year Speakers to Provide Industry Insights & Perspectives

The slate of speakers for the 2020 Mid-Year Meeting is sure to provide important and diverse insights into the current state and future of the industry. This list is set to expand as we finalize the agenda.

  Pina Albo joined Hamilton Insurance Group as Chief Executive Officer in 2018. Pina began her career as a lawyer in Toronto. Read more
   
VJ Dowling serves as Managing Partner of Dowling & Partners Securities, LLC, which he co-founded in January 1990. Read more
   
Ivy Kusinga is Senior Vice President, Chief Culture Officer at Chubb. Within this role, Ivy is responsible for overseeing the company's culture integration. Read more

Program Administrator
Town Hall

with McKeel Hagerty


Don't miss McKeel Hagerty, the CEO and driving force behind Hagerty, the world's largest membership, insurance and media organization for enthusiast vehicle owners. Known for his passion-based approach to life and business, McKeel has made keeping driving alive for future generations the company's mission and building an international community of car lovers the company's goal. In the process, he has transformed Hagerty from a small, local insurance agency to a global market leader that dominates its niche.

Sponsored by:


Thriving at Work; Leading Even When Outnumbered

Presented by Ivy Kusinga, Chief Culture and Talent Officer, Chubb

Women's Networking Group Lunch at the 2020 Mid-Year Meeting

Tuesday, May 5 | 11:45 AM

This discussion will highlight rare insights and hard-learned lessons from the perspective of an insurance leader.

  • How to be a resilient and authentic leader in a male-dominated industry
  • Knowing yourself: unique skills and characteristics that will help drive success
  • What is the mindset required to navigate successfully in your career and life 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for this networking event at the 2020 Mid-Year Meeting.

Sponsored by: 


 

Surefyre

Surefyre is a must-have workflow engine for competitive MGAs and wholesalers in the modern era. We reduce the cost of doing business by automating the submit, quote, bind, and issue process for any P&C line. Provide an incredible agent experience. Automate tedious underwriting tasks with workflows. Generate documents with one click. Integrate with virtually anything. Setup is fast and easy with our no-code configuration. Let us future-proof your business with tech that grows with you and the industry.

Contact:  Shawn Gonzales
Book a demo or call 415-295-2977


We will spotlight your company on request. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Target Markets remains the association dedicated to program administration.

Here are some Association resources to help you continue to grow and prosper this year:

 


New Members

Program Administrators

  • Neptune Flood Incorporated
  • Catalytic Risk Managers & Insurance Agency, LLC

View additional information on Program Administrator members (sign in required).


Member News

QBE North America Appoints President of Specialty & Commercial

Hiscox London Market Digitalizes Underwriting Process Through Partnership

Ex-Lexington Insurance Exec Heads New National Specialty Broker One80

Everest Insurance Promotes Karmilowicz to President of North America P&C

Nexus Specialty to Offer Admitted Trade Credit Products through Crum & Forster

Distinguished Programs Hires Experienced Insurance Pro, Paul Zeni

BGSU Continues Cyber and Technology Expansion 

Hanover Insurance Names Mitchell, Grieco to Key Commercial Lines Posts

Frenkel & Company Completes Transition to EPIC Brand

Program Underwriters Seek ‘New, New’ Spaces While Administrators Embrace Insurtech

Allied Names Locher to Lead Winery Insurance Program in Western U.S.

Specialty Property Program Team of Blue River Underwriters Welcomes James D. Skelton

SterlingRisk Unveils A&E Professional Liability Program

EPIC Cosmetic Division Expands Coverage to CBD-based Beauty Product Makers

Cover Whale Rolls Out Commercial Truck Insurance Platform


Read more stories and submit your news today!



January 9, 2020 - Specialist insurer Beazley PLC and Bermuda-based reinsurer RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. on Thursday launched a cyber catastrophe coverage backed by the capital markets.

January 9, 2020 - Argo Marine, an Argo Group member, has launched a new platform which will allow brokers to quickly rate, quote, and bind contractors’ equipment insurance.

January 9, 2020 - QBE North America has appointed Tom Fitzgerald as president of the specialty & commercial business.

January 9, 2020 - Hiscox London Market is entering the new decade with a step into the future, by partnering with insurtech Concirrus to move towards analytics-based underwriting.

January 8, 2020 - AAIS (the American Association of Insurance Services) has expanded its admitted Cannabis Businessowners Policy (CannaBOP) program in Nevada with approval by the Nevada Division of Insurance on Dec. 24, 2019.

January 8, 2020 - One80 Intermediaries. a national wholesale insurance broker and program manager headquartered in Boston, officially launched Tuesday, offering placement and in-house binding services for property/casualty, financial lines, personal lines, and medical stop loss risks.

January 7, 2020 - Specialty insurer Everest Insurance has appointed Mike Karmilowicz to be executive vice president and president of North America P&C. He will be responsible for all property/casualty insurance underwriting units and direct brokerage business for the Everest Insurance North American platform.

January 7, 2020 - Nexus Specialty Inc., part of MGA Nexus Group, has formed a new program agreement with Crum & Forster that allows Nexus to underwrite their trade credit products on a fully admitted basis in the U.S.

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