November 2020

 2020 Summit Week Virtual Event Recap

The first virtual TMPAA event concluded on October 22 with more than 650 registrations. The web portal developed exclusively for 2020 Summit Week had well over 1000 visits with members making use of the various connectivity points it contained. Live industry presentations by Dr. Robert Hartwig, Pina Albo, Paul White, John Neal, and Ivy Kusinga allowed for a robust Q&A with attendees. 


Dr. Hartwig

Pandemics, Politics and Economics

Pina Albo

Writing the Future of Risk in Real Time 

John Neal

Responding to the Impact of COVID-19 and the Future of Lloyd's 

Ivy Kusinga

Attracting and Retaining Your Best Workforce 

Paul White

COVID-19 Legal Implications for the Insurance Industry and Your Program 


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

14 Members Earn CPL

Members recognized for achieving the Certified Program Leader (CPL) Designation completed and passed 12 required Target University courses and met program and industry experience expectations set out by the Association. The 2020 Summit Week CPL recipients are:

  • Rikki Concannon
  • Gerry den Boggende
  • Dennis DiCapua
  • Brad Feller
  • Rachael Hufman
  • Steven Keinard
  • Jonah Lipin
  • Gregory Massey
  • Bryan D. Meyer
  • Suzanne Murray
  • Denise R. Olson
  • Joseph Peloso
  • Will Trumbell
  • Catherine Torrey

Click here to view the General Session presentation where these recipients were recognized.

Learn more about Target University and the CPL Designation.

Euclid Attains Best Practice Recertification

Pictured left to right: John Colis, President & CEO; Bill Love, Chief Financial Officer; Maureen Dunn, Chief Operations Officer

To maintain the integrity of the TMPAA Best Practice Designation, a recertification is required every 3 years. Congratulations to the Euclid Program Managers team for completing this process.

Learn more about the Best Practice Designation. 


Thank You for Your Support

Thank you to those who have supported TMPAA Charities with a donation to compensate for the loss of the annual Networking Golf Tournament fundraising event. 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.

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

Thank you to the latest contributors:

  • William Mellon, FTI Consulting
  • Keith Dunlap, Gallagher Bassett
  • Nicholas Gumpel, Gallagher Bassett
  • Rex Ramos, Gallagher Bassett
  • Damiano Servidio, Everest Insurance
  • Brian Drum, Everest Insurance
  • Mike Shannon 
  • Tim Sunderman, Catapult Insurance
  • Stephen Ciarrocchi, Falls Lake Insurance
  • Megan Hoffman, Arch Re
  • Craig Poulton, Poulton Associates
  • Bill Mecklenburg, Alliant Insurance Services
  • Mike Schofield, MiniCo
  • Robert Raber, AmTrust
  • Alex Tsetsenekos
  • Elaina Broadwell, Munich Re
  • Sam Terzich, Gallagher Bassett
  • Reg Pierce, Pierce Branding

See full list of contributors here

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MGA Systems, Inc.

With more than 120 clients worldwide, the core of MGA Systems' products include rating, quoting, binding, issuing, accounting, claims, document management and reporting. Understanding the nuances of the MGA, program administrator and carrier market, we modify, customize, and enhance our software to support how you do business. 

Our feature-rich Insurance Management System (IMS) integrates seamlessly with NetRate, our ISO®-based rating application. Each product is also offered independently to integrate with third-party applications.  

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2021 Mid-Year Meeting

May 3-5 | Tampa, FL

Registration opens January 4th

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Program Aggregator Membership Defined  

The Program Aggregator is a unique membership category of the TMPAA designed for companies that have significant involvement in the program space through ownership of separately branded program administrators, but may not themselves manage a specific program. Program Aggregator Members can promote the unique opportunity they offer Program Administrators looking to expand their capabilities as part of a larger organization or develop a perpetuation plan for their agency. Promotion also includes the option of brand recognition through sponsorship of TMPAA meetings and events. 

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New Members

Program Administrators

  • Dempsey & Siders Insurance Agency
  • Osprey Underwriters, Inc.

Program Administrator Incubators

  • CrossCover Insurance
    Services, LLC
  • Huckleberry

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

Member News

VGM Insurance Services Celebrates Its 30-year Anniversary

Integrated Specialty Coverages Launches Investor Property Insurance Program

ReAlign Insurance Launches Summit Specialty Insurance in Nebraska

Boston Insurance Brokerage has Announced an Expansion of its Specialty Offerings to Include Programs & Compliance

Breckenridge Insurance Services Selects ClarionDoor to Modernize MGA Distribution

Tangram Teams With Markel on Propane and Fuel Distributors Program

Insurity Acquires Billing Services Firm Bill It Now

Insurtech Vouch Insurance Expands Coverage to New York

RSG Underwriting Managers Names Wuller Executive Vice President

Read more stories and submit your news today!