Insurance Agents & Brokers News

Insurance Agents & Brokers Announces New Directors, Officers

September marks a new administrative year for the Insurance Agents & Brokers (IA&B) Service Group and its partnership of agents’ associations in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware. The following independent agents this month began their terms on the board of directors: …

Pennsylvania’s IA&B Announces New CEO Following Russell’s Retirement

Insurance Agents & Brokers (IA&B), a Mechanicsburg, Penn.-based professional trade association, will have a new president and CEO at the helm beginning in January 2018. Deputy CEO and Counsel Jason Ernest will take the reins from Rick Russell, who will …

Allied World Enhances Policy for Insurance Agents & Brokers

Allied World North America has introduced an updated policy for insurance agents and brokers with expanded definitions and coverage. According to Al Fantuzzi, senior vice president of the North American E&O Division at Allied World, the new product offers clients …

IA&B Adds to Sales Center Staff in Pennsylvania

Insurance Agents & Brokers (IA&B), a tri-state trade organization based in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, hired John Angstadt as business development specialist and Cheryl Shiffer as professional lines account manager for its Sales Center. Angstadt comes to IA&B with 13 years of …

IA&B in Pennsylvania Hires Foster as CFO/COO

Insurance Agents & Brokers (IA&B), a tri-state trade organization based in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, has hired Keith E. Foster, CPA, as chief financial officer/chief operating officer.

Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund Withdraws Proposal to Gain Policy Rights

The Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund (MAIF) — the auto insurance market of last resort in Maryland — last week withdrew its proposal to gain “sole and exclusive property” rights to all MAIF policies. MAIF first announced the proposal two months …

IA&B Survey: Agencies Report Slight Decrease in Commercial Carrier Satisfaction

Insurance Agents & Brokers (IA&B) — a partnership of three agents’ associations serving Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware — said its latest survey shows its members’ overall satisfaction with commercial lines carriers has decreased slightly. IA&B reported its 2013 Company Satisfaction …

First Capital, Hudson Insurance Group Launch Insurance Services PL Facility

First Capital-AWIS, LLC (First Capital) and Hudson Insurance Group (Hudson) have introduced a new insurance services professional liability primary and excess facility underwritten by Hudson and administered exclusively by First Capital. The facility offers a range of insurance services classes, …

American Resources Insurance Co. Expands Rockwood Partnership

American Resources Insurance Company (ARIC) has broadened its partnership arrangement with Rockwood Programs. The new relationship provides ARIC’s producer network with access to an array of management and professional liability products, including insurance agent’s errors & omissions (E&O). “By expanding …

Insurance Agents & Brokers of Pennsylvania Adds New Board Member

The Insurance Agents & Brokers of Pennsylvania announced Joseph Pastor, CEO of Barr’s Insurance in Oil City, Penn., has joined the association’s statewide board.The Insurance Agents & Brokers of Pennsylvania is a statewide association of independent insurance agents, delivering programs, …