June 2018

2018 Mid-Year Meeting In Review

More than 600 program business professionals converged on Baltimore for the 2018 TMPAA Mid-Year Meeting. Best-selling author, Michael Lewis engaged the audience with personal stories and insights from some of his 16 books, a Town Hall presentation discussed the importance of claims management, Vince Tizzio and Dr. Robert Hartwig relayed their unique industry knowledge, and several workshops addressed current and emerging trends in program business. 

View full meeting recap including workshop material, program book, photo gallery and more. 

Key Meeting Sponsors

Wilson Elser
Munich Re
York Programs
AIG Programs
Hudson Insurance
NetRate Systems
Breckenridge Insurance Group
Mystic Capital

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7 Members Awarded CPL Designations

The TMPAA recently recognized seven members for attaining the Certified Programs Leader (CPL) Designation during the 2018 Mid-Year Meeting.

Recipients of the CPL Designation completed and passed required Target University courses, and met program and industry experience expectations set out by the Association.

The new CPL recipients are Jackie Bourret, Kyle Hyla, Scott Thatcher, Brett Dailey, Ben Goldberg, Carole Gravenese and Brian Sunderman.

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Agencies Recognized for Best Practice Recertification

Four agencies were recognized for their Best Practice Recertification at the recent Mid-Year Meeting. Clarion Associates, US Assure, U.S. Risk and Venture Insurance Programs completed the recertification process required every three years to maintain the integrity of the Designation.

“Promoting excellence in Program Administration and enhancing the status of Program Business in the insurance industry is the mission of this Association,” stated Tony Campisi, TMPAA President and President of Glatfelter Insurance Group. “Once again we are proud to celebrate the achievements of our members who operate at the highest quality levels demonstrating expertise in all phases of Program Administration. Our Best Practice members exemplify this model.”

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Program business professionals are meeting in Scottsdale, AZ, October 22-24. Position yourself to grow and improve your business by attending the 18th Annual Summit, providing access to 60+ program carriers, elite service providers, the London Markets, reinsurance support, program development and distribution resources and a myriad of networking opportunities.

Keynote Speaker: Jack Nicklaus



Print and Digital Marketing Opportunity


Rough Notes is once again dedicating a special section within their September issue exclusively to Target Markets members. Your participation in the 2018 Target Markets Supplement includes:

  • Two full pages – a professionally written feature article and full page 4 color ad or a two-page ad spread
  • National exposure to the industry in both the print and digital versions of the industry’s largest and most read magazine, Rough Notes, print and online – all for $5,000

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Program Administrator Town Hall PODCAST

The critical impact of effective claim handling on the success of your business 



Whether you handle your claims in-house, use a TPA, or rely on your carrier's claims processing, managing this operation in an effective way can make or break your business. Hear from a panel of your program administrator peers about the pros and cons of how they have organized this process and the critical components of managing each step effectively.  Listen now!

New Members


Program Administrators 

Air Centurion Insurance
Services, Inc.
Jason Niemela
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ICM Insurance Services, LLC
Drake Pruitt
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Risico Insurance Services, Inc.
Steve Wigh
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Meet the TMPAA Advisory Board

The TMPAA is interested in having the Association’s Advisory Board populated with seasoned program administrators that can help formulate strategy supporting our goal of providing program business professionals with tangible resources, opportunities to transact business and network
with their peers. 

In order to maintain this level of expertise in the group, a pool of candidates is maintained by the Board Nomination Committee so positions can be filled when vacancies occur. Candidates are also provided with the opportunity to serve on standing or ad hoc committees that address specific Association initiatives.

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Member News

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SASSI Develops Partnership with NY Association of Salon & Spa Professionals

Worldwide Facilities Strengthens Western US Presence with Acquisition

Instec Underwriting Raises the Bar for Underwriting Automation Solutions

MDP Programs/National Trust Form New Strategic Relationship

Alliant Hires Charles as Senior Vice President in New York

NBIS in Atlanta Adds Nelson as Transportation Program Manager

TWFG in Texas Gets Capital Infusion for National Growth

Ascot to Acquire Greyhawk

Preferred Property Program Names Dow VP of Programs in New Jersey

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