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Texas Insurance Industry, Local Police Team Up for Vehicle Crime Prevention

Auto burglaries and thefts affect over 250,000 motorists each year in Texas resulting in more than $1 billion in losses according to the Motor Vehicle Crime Prevention Authority (MVPCA). Now through a program sponsored by the Insurance Council of Texas, …

Nichols Exiting Role as Workers’ Comp Manager at Insurance Council of Texas

Steve Nichols, manager of Workers’ Compensation Services at the Insurance Council of Texas (ICT), is moving on to pursue other opportunities, the insurance trade organization reports. Nichols has been with ICT for 19 years; his last day will be Sept. …

Garcia Tapped as Communications Director at Insurance Council of Texas

Camille Garcia has been named director of Communications and Public Relations for the Insurance Council of Texas (ICT). Garcia spent 20 years with State Farm Insurance and for 14 years she led its communications and philanthropic efforts in the California …

ICT’s ‘Speed Interviews’ Connect Texas College Students with Insurance Pros

On July 11, the Insurance Council of Texas’ (ICT’s) 4th Annual Speed Interview and Network Session connected students from universities across Texas with 23 insurance companies and agencies. “The speed interview session is a great opportunity for students and companies,” …

Petri Honored with ICT’s Raymond Mauk Leadership Award

The Insurance Council of Texas has presented the Raymond Mauk Leadership Award to Verle Petri, a long time insurance executive and expert on Texas insurance regulation and policy. ICT honored Petri with the award during the 27th Annual ICT/AFACT Property …

30 Texas University Students Receive Insurance Council Scholarships

The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) Education Foundation has awarded a total of $40,000 in academic scholarships to 30 students studying insurance and risk management at five Texas universities. The students attend the University of Houston Main, the University of …

Texas Insurer Group, State Farm Begin North Texas ‘Storm Tour’

Severe storms in Texas last week caused an estimated $30 million in damage and generated some 6,000 wind-related insurance claims, according to the Insurance Council of Texas, which joins State Farm Insurance in conducting a “storm tour” of North and …

Insurance Council of Texas Seeks Leadership Award Candidates

Property/casualty insurance trade group, the Insurance Council of Texas, is seeing candidate nominations for its annual industry leadership award. Since 1998, has awarded its Raymond Mauk Leadership Award to an individual who has made a notable contribution to the Texas …

ICT: Destructive Weather Took a Break in Texas Last Year

Between 2015 and 2017, Texas experienced a record number of tornadoes, hailstorms and a hurricane, but the state finally got a reprieve from all of the destructive weather in 2018, the Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) reported. Prior to last …

Tropical Weather System Drenches South Texas, Flooding Reported

The entire Texas coastline has been drenched this week with heavy rains resulting in flooding in many areas with several cities reporting rainfall totals in excess of 12 inches. The Insurance Council of Texas is issuing a reminder that record …