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Oklahoma to Require Earthquake Insurance Education for Producers

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has approved an emergency rule adopted by Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak that requires all licensed producers and adjusters with the property line of authority to complete one hour of continuing education on the topic of earthquake insurance every …

IIAT to Hold 10th Annual Small Agency Conference in San Marcos

Insurance agents and company representatives from across the state will meet Sept. 28-29 in San Marcos at the Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel for IIAT’s 10th Annual Small Agency Conference. The Independent Insurance Agents of Texas conducts this annual event …

Wisconsin-Based HNI Launches Sales & Advisory Development Program

After a 63 percent growth spurt over the past two years, Milwaukee, Wis.-based HNI, a non-traditional risk management firm, announced it is launching a sales and advisory development program to recruit and rapidly onboard four to six new producers. The …

The Institutes , Univ. of Wisconsin Partner on Leadership Development

The Institutes have partnered with the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to offer a leadership development program designed for managers and supervisors in the property/casualty insurance industry. This five-day interactive seminar will be held May 18 …

The Hartford School Of Insurance Launches Small Commercial School

The Hartford School of Insurance has introduced a small commercial training program designed to educate new agency professionals on technical insurance and sales knowledge focused on the needs of a small business owner. According to Rick Newell, vice president and …

St. John’s University to Relocate Manhattan Campus

St. John’s University has leased 71,000 square feet of space for its Manhattan campus at 51 Astor Place, between Third and Fourth Avenues in the East Village, Manhattan. The new location will house St. John’s School of Risk Management, a …

InVEST Teacher of the Year Award Renamed in Honor of Florida Educator

InVEST, an insurance industry classroom to career education program founded by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (the Big “I”), announced the renaming of the InVEST Teacher of the Year Award in honor of Florida educator Gary Preston.

Texas Windstorm Insurer Offers Underwriting Basics Online Workshop

The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) announced it is now offering its Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Underwriting Basics Workshop online. This course, which is open to insurance agency personnel, has been approved by the Texas Department of Insurance for four …

IIAT Launches New Texas Independent Insurance Adviser Designation

The Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) has launched the Texas Independent Insurance Adviser (TIIA) designation in personal and commercial lines. IIAT created the TIIA designation program to address the challenges of insuring Texas consumers due to the complexity of …

Nebraska Agent Association Director Joins InVEST Board

InVEST, the insurance industry’s premier classroom to career education program, announced that Carol McClelland has joined its national board. McClelland is the executive director of the Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska (IIAN). “InVEST is proud to announce Carol McClelland has …