September 2017 


Registrations Heat up for 17th Annual Summit Next Month

Keynote Speaker
Captain Mark Kelly
Target Markets is celebrating 16 years focused on Program Administration. Create opportunities to grow and improve your business by attending the 17th Annual Summit. Expect access to 60 program carriers including London Markets, premier vendor services, reinsurance support, program development and distribution resources, and networking opportunities with 800+ program professionals. Discover the Power and Potential of your Program Business.




Summit Workshops & Presentations

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State of Program Business Study Presentation

Industry Speaker: Steven DeCarlo


Lloyd's Open House

New Program Development - Market Interest and Expectations


InsurTech Dilemma, the Accelerating Change of the Insurance Landscape

PA Contracts- It's only your financial future at stake!

Expanded Underwriting Capacity and Risk Control with Fac Reinsurance


 Click here for full workshop details.



Packages from Home

Support our troops while attending the Summit by stopping at the Packages from Home table outside the Trade Show. Pack a box for service men and women on active duty around the world. 


Member News

Specialty Program Group Acquires Assets of Monarch E&S Insurance Services in California

First Light Program Managers, Inc. Acquires the Assets of Piedmont Transportation Underwriters, Inc.

XL Catlin Adds Technology, Excess D&O Coverage for Design Professionals

Beazley Expands Coverage for Social Engineering, Online Fraud Scams

State Laws Address Firefighter Cancer: VFIS Responds with Custom Coverage

Berkley Program Specialists Hires Greville as VP, Business Development

Dreams Come True with Hagerty Insurance-Backed Classic Car Sharing Service

CNA and Aon Affinity Partner to Deliver Enhanced Professional Liability Insurance Program for Dental Practices


Read more stories and submit your news today!



  TMPAA Charities Networking Golf Tournament

Sunday, October 15 at 1:00pm

Unlike other golf events, pairings in this tournament are made to maximize the networking opportunities between carriers, program administrators and vendors. The tournament is designed for golfers of all skill (or lack thereof) levels. Participants must also be registered to attend the Summit. Plan to arrive early and meet your next program partner! 

Click here to access the Networking Golf Registration.

Proceeds are the primary funding source for TMPAA Charities. 

Tournament sponsored by



Lloyd's Open House

Tuesday, October 17 
10:30am at Summit

Mark your calendar and plan to attend the Lloyd's Open House following the General Session on Tuesday.

  • Representatives from 12 Lloyd’s Syndicates
  • Market finding assistance for all types of programs including small and start up programs
  • Information about the London Marketplace and becoming a coverholder

Representatives from Lloyd's America and Tysers will be present to support your inquiries.


Apply for a London Learning Experience   


Tysers, working with the TMPAA, is proud to sponsor the 5th Annual “Targeting Talent Trophy” which looks to provide a selected individual, from a Program Administrator member of the Association, the opportunity to travel to London for a 10 day educational assignment during the spring of 2018.  

The selected applicant will leave London with a comprehensive understanding of how Program Business is transacted in the London market, spending time with the Tysers’ broking team and various Lloyd’s syndicates. There will be a focus on all aspects of transacting Program Business in London from client introduction through placement to accounting and claims. 

Click here for more information and application.


Special TMPAA Offer



Next Level Administrators

Next Level Administrators, a national Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration firm, offers Program Managers a performance-based, results-focused approach to claims management. Through its proprietary data analytics platform, E3VA, NLA integrates data from policy and claims systems to provide Program Managers with visual analytics dashboards that provide actionable insight into how all aspects of their programs are performing. NLA takes the data one step further by using the dashboards to monitor its own performance against client goals.

Contact: Angela Blanch
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Two Lloyd's Syndicates Join TMPAA

RenaissanceRe Syndicate Management and WRB Underwriting recently secured membership in the TMPAA bringing the total number of program market members to 63 which includes 13 Lloyd’s syndicates who write program business.


New Members


RenaissanceRe Syndicate 1458
Ed  Cruttenden
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+44 207-074-3821

WRB Underwriting
Gary Mountford
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+44 207 088 1900

Program Administrator

Sage Underwriting Partners, LLC
John Meng
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SmartPay Solutions
Dino Carbone
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Connect with these Program Carriers at the Summit

Aix Group
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Allied World Insurance Company
American Southern Insurance Company
AmTrust Underwriters, Inc.
Antares Managing Agency Limited
Arch Insurance
Arch Re
Argo Group US
Ascot Underwriting Ltd
Atrium Underwriters
AXIS Insurance
Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Ins. Cos.
Brit Global Specialty
Chaucer Syndicates
Everest Insurance
Falls Lake Insurance Companies
General Star Management
Great American Insurance Group
Hallmark Financial Services, Inc.
Hiscox USA
Hudson Insurance Group
IAT Insurance Group
International Insurance Company of
   Hannover SE
Ironshore Insurance Services LLC
Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.
Markel Programs
Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc.
Mid-Continent Group
Munich Re
Nationwide E&S/Specialty
Navigators Insurance Co.
Old Republic Specialty Insurance
One Beacon
ProSight Specialty
Protective Insurance
QBE North America
Renaissance Re 
SCOR Reinsurance Company
Sompo Canopius
State National Companies
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
Tokio Marine Kiln
Topa Insurance Group
Travelers Insurance
Validus Specialty Underwriters/Western
   World Insurance Group
Westchester Programs, A Chubb Company
XL Catlin

The Carrier Networking Lounge will be open from 10:30 am-5 pm on Tuesday, October 17.



Market-Finding Resources

Carrier Search Portal (CSP) [search for markets using specific program characteristics and quickly identify your most likely program partners]

Online Meeting Request with Carrier Partner [form to set up meetings at the Summit]
Program Carrier Checklist [items to consider when choosing a market]

Program Executive Summary [baseline information required to start the market-finding discussion] 

Reinsurance Support
 [assistance with challenging program placements and alternative risk transfer] 

London Markets
 [access to Lloyd’s focusing on startups, new business ideas, and unique opportunities]