VanDelinder Honored with Distinguished Service Award from State Auto

August 22, 2014

David VanDelinder, president and CEO of the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT), has been presented with State Auto Insurance Co.’s Distinguished Service Award.

The presentation by State Auto CEO Bob Restrepo and Western Region President Gerald Ladner was made on Aug. 19 during an all associate meeting held in State Auto’s Western Region headquarters located in Austin.

The award recognizes VanDelinder for “his outstanding contributions to the Texas insurance marketplace, and for serving the public good by working with independent agents, regulators, lawmakers and carrier partners for a more competitive and transparent operating environment; for his many accomplishments during his tenure as President and CEO of the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT), and for providing strong leadership in balancing complex issues of insurance, public policy and modeling what it truly means to serve our industry.”

Source: State Auto Western Region

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  • August 23, 2014 at 9:36 am
    agent14 says:
    David is one of the few folks in the industry to call out a carrier when hostile actions are taken toward agents. When Travelers announced commission cuts to agents recently, ... read more
  • August 22, 2014 at 7:46 pm
    Rick Gentry says:
    A well deserved honor to one of the outstanding leaders in the insurance business in Texas. Congrats David. Rick Gentry
  • August 22, 2014 at 2:08 pm
    ArizonaStaff says:
    David is well deserving of this recognition. He is one of the industry leaders that understands the importance of the "agency-company" partnership and is someone who consiste... read more
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