August 2020

Pandemics, Politics
and Economics

How Will the Insurance
Industry Survive 2020?

presented by Robert Hartwig, Ph.D.,
Director, Risk & Uncertainty Mgmt. Center, University of South Carolina

October 19 | 11:00 AM ET

The economic impact of COVID-19 will present significant and long-term challenges to the insurance industry across all lines of business. Spend an hour with Dr. Robert Hartwig – one of the industry’s leading experts as he shares his insights about what to expect from the pandemic, the economy and the presidential election and how these mega-events could impact your business and affect the trajectory of America’s fragile recovery.

Dr. Hartwig’s presentation will be followed by a Q&A available to all live webinar attendees.

Register for Summit Week to gain access to this presentation on October 19. 

Presentation sponsored by:

Calling all Program Administrators

Dean Thompson CPL Challenge

As a virtual learning platform, Target University is always open. Take this time to stay sharp and earn the Certified Programs Leader (CPL) Designation.

Program administrator members who complete all the requirements for the CPL Designation prior to 2020 Summit Week will receive $500 from Greg Thompson, Target University Dean. 

Courses must be completed by September 25 to be recognized during Summit Week and qualify for the CPL Challenge award. Learn more and enroll in Target University today.


A Dedicated LinkedIn Forum for
Administrator Members

We have launched a LinkedIn group for program administrator members only. This portal was created for PAs looking to connect and communicate strictly within their peer group to compare strategies on navigating in changing business environments. 



Service Provider Education Collection

The TMPAA Service Provider Education Collection is a page designed to take advantage of the business intelligence that exists in our elite group of companies providing solutions to the program business industry. 

Click here to review the educational material from service provider members on the website.

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View all TMPAA Service Provider members and connect for a discussion about your business.


2020 Summit Week Virtual Event

Hear from thought leaders to address the challenges of our current business environment, provide updates on the state of program business, and discuss solutions being employed by your peers. Expect access to virtual meeting opportunities with 60+ program carriers including London Markets and over 100 premier service provider solutions. As we get closer to the event, registered attendees will be provided with access to the virtual Summit Week portal. 

Current Featured Speakers

Dr. Robert Hartwig
Director, Risk and Uncertainty Mgmt. Center, Univ. of South Carolina 
Pina Albo 
CEO, Hamilton Insurance Group
John Neal 
CEO, Lloyd's
Ivy Kusinga 
Chief Culture and Talent Officer, Chubb


Zurich  •  QBE  •  Sedgwick  •  Tysers  •  Wilson Elser  •  Allianz  •  Munich Re  •  AIG Programs  •  Hudson Insurance  •  Berkley  •  Mystic Capital  •  NFP  •  BMS Re US  •  NARS  •  Breckenridge Insurance Group

Virtual Trade Show

All service provider members are encouraged to participate in the 2020 Summit Week Virtual Trade Show. To make sure your company is featured in the trade show, please complete the following steps:

  1. Register for the event. Attendee lists will be distributed several times leading up to Summit Week to assist in meeting planning. 

  2. Develop a short promo video about your products/services for attendees.

  3. Complete the information document on this page and return to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by September 16 with a digital logo file.


The Program Consulting Group, LLC

The Program Consulting Group, LLC is a business consulting and program intermediary firm. We provide consulting services to assist our clients in improving their business operations at both the operational and strategic level. We focus on leveraging our experience from being on both the carrier and program administrator sides of the business to best understand how the varying needs of multiple parties can be addressed in a productive and profitable manner.

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Thank You to Our Recent Donors

We are asking members to please make a donation to TMPAA Charities when registering for the 2020 Summit Week Virtual Event to help compensate for the loss of the Networking Golf Tournament fundraising event – the primary funding source for TMPAA Charities.

Breckenridge Insurance Group has agreed to match up to $15,000 in donations.

Thank you to this month's contributors:

  • Paul LaVardera, MDP
  • Ameet Shahani, CPH & Associates
  • Kim Ayala, Landscape Contractors Ins. Services
  • Ray Scotto, TMPAA
  • Don Lederer, Johns Eastern Co.
  • Steve Haws, Insure Learn
  • Franklin Sanders, Chubb Westchester
  • Joe DeNova, NetRate
  • Leslie Curtis, NetRate
  • Karla Gardner, NetRate
  • Lynn Edwards, NetRate
  • Tom Rahl, NetRate
  • Croft Casey, Croft ClaimWorks
  • Chuck Smith, Carnegie General
  • Chris Longo, McGowan & Co.

TMPAA Charities remains committed to providing seven Risk and Insurance Scholarships at three different universities and supporting the Packages from Home initiative to provide care packages to active duty military.

Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to make a contribution. 

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