Best Practice Testimonials

Leslie Nylund, Vice Chairman of Sterling Risk
On behalf of Sterling Risk, we are thrilled to be awarded the Target Markets Best Practice Designation.  We pride ourselves on our adherence to compliance, professional standards and driving excellence in our delivery of service to our clients.  Going through the Target Markets review and audit process further enforced our high level of commitment to discipline in our underwriting process and delivery of consistent quality and value to all our partners.

Scott Hanson, Executive Vice President of AmRisc, LP
AmRisc is a relatively new member of Target Markets, though the carriers that support us are key sponsors of this Association.  Carriers have a myriad of program choices, and we recognized that this designation would distinguish AmRisc and validate our underwriting execution, practices, and processes.  We are proud to have received this award, and look forward to increased participation in the Target Markets Association.
Karen Trudel, COO of GMI Insurance Services
For thirty two years GMI has strived to become an elite program administrator focused on superior service, expertise, and client relationships. Our mission is to deliver a consistent profit to all our stakeholders. We are extremely pleased to know that all of our hard work and effort has been recognized by Target Markets with the receipt of its “Best Practices” designation. This award will only fuel our desire to reach new levels of excellence. We want to thank Target Markets for its efforts and dedication to our industry. The due Diligence process was enlightening and gave our company even more ways to become better program business professionals.

Jeremy Hitzig–Distinguished Programs
Our Agency was excited about the possibility of demonstrating the systems and controls developed to run a successful program. The evaluation provided us the opportunity to re-evaluate our operation and look for additional efficiencies. Given the growing industry status of the TMPAA, earning this Best Practice Designation is also a good investment in our business.

Marty O’Brien–Ascinsure Specialty Risk
In receiving the Target Markets Best Practices Designation, we are proud to have been recognized for the quality of our operations. This designation is another step forward in having the insurance industry in general recognize the valuable and professional role that program underwriting managers provide. The establishment of a best practices designation in our industry is important to create greater confidence and credibility to this industry segment.

David Hampson–Willis Programs
It is a privilege and an honor to be awarded the Target Markets Best Practices Designation. This designation represents the hallmark of quality in Program Management and Willis Programs is very proud of this accomplishment. I strongly encourage all Program Managers to obtain the Best Practices designation.

Ira Dawer–Synergy Professional Associates
It was an exercise well worth doing. In preparation for the audit we took an introspective look at our operations and procedures–we realize that keeping high standards is a journey and not a destination. The designation we believe is a value added proposition to our company partners and our producers.

Phil Kelling–ARA Insurance Services
ARA Insurance Services is honored to achieve the Best Practice Designation awarded by Target Markets. This award confirms the pride that we have in our Equipment Rental Program as we serve the members of the American Rental Association. The designation is a mark of excellence that is recognized by our agents and our business partners and can be shown to our insureds to validate the faith they have placed in us.

Tony Campisi–Glatfelter Insurance Group
It is an honor to be awarded the Best Practice Designation. The award is a reflection of the ideals we strive to achieve in the program world, and an important benchmark for all program specialists to reach in becoming a best in class operation.

Phil Harvey–Venture Insurance Programs
Venture Insurance Programs has always strived to provide best in class solutions for the industries it serves. This Best Practice designation from Target Markets demonstrates the success of our approach, our systems and most importantly our people. We’re honored to be one of the first program administrators chosen for this prestigious designation.

Dave Springer–NIP Programs
We are extremely proud to have earned the Best Practices Designation from Target Markets. “Passing such a rigorous third party review of our operation is a testament to the underwriting systems and processes we’ve developed over the years, and our deep commitment to serving our carrier and broker partners.