NAPSLO News

Western Security Surplus Enlists Tania V. Strickland to Head New San Antonio Office

Plano, TX, February 23, 2015- Kyle Stevens, President/CEO of WSS announced that the company has hired Tania Strickland as a new Senior Broker and Regional Vice President. Strickland will be heading a new Central Texas office located in San Antonio, …

California Wholesalers Stress Opportunity Theme at Convention

Opportunity was a theme that came up often at the annual California Wholesaler Industry Days convention from Sunday through today in La Jolla, Calif. at Hilton Torrey Pines. The three-day conference organized by the California Wholesalers Insurance Association (CIWA) included …

Senate Links Agent Licensing Reform with Flood Insurance Delay

There is a new political wrinkle in the attempt to stave off flood insurance rate hikes across the country. The Senate has attached an industry-supported bill to streamline agent and broker licensing to its bill to delay flood insurance premium …

Q&A With ELANY Executive Maher on Surplus-Lines Industry’s Resiliency

The Excess Line Association of New York (ELANY) plays a vital role for New York’s surplus-lines industry. The group, a non-profit advisory association created by the New York statute in 1988, is charged with the duty to facilitate and encourage …

Tech Chiefs Take on Standards, iPad, Light Bulb at Surplus Lines Conference

Thomas Alva Edison would have been glowing had he been at the “Technology Issues in the U.S. & U.K.” panel discussion at the annual National Association of Surplus Lines Offices (NAPSLO) conference in San Diego on Wednesday. The panel was …

Surplus Lines Execs Address Leadership, Perpetuation

Four industry leaders attempted to tackle explaining the definition of “leadership” and what it takes to be a leader, while addressing perpetuation concerns during the “Next Generation Panel Discussion: Developing the Future Leaders of Our Industry” at the annual National …