Annual Insurance Automation and Technology Conference
, which represents more than 500 corporate members and describes itself as the voice of the wholesale and surplus lines insurance industry, has also gained an increasingly international profile with members now coming not only from the United States and Canada, but also from Mexico, England, Germany, Switzerland and France, Heinze said.
Founded as the Association of Fire Insurance General Agents in 1926, the association expanded and changed its name in 1930 to become the American Association of Insurance General Agents before becoming AAMGA
I will continue to work with AAMGA
to try and make the industry better and some day, I hope that I have helped mentor some of the next generation of insurance professionals.
Elios' Presentation and Booth Information at the AAMGA
NAPSLO President Dave Leonard; AAMGA
President Ed Levy; Hank Haldeman, NAPSLO past president and chairman of the AAMGA
-NAPSLO Merger Committee; AAMGA
Treasurer Bobby Owens, vice chairman of the AAMGA
-NAPSLO Merger Committee; and NAPSLO Executive Director Brady Kelley took the dais to outline the greater purpose and finer points of the proposed new organization, which, if AAMGA
and NAPSLO members were to vote to join forces, would create WSIA -- the Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association.
(American Association of Managing General Agents)
Since 1926, the AAMGA
and its members have served as a reputable and respected voice of the wholesale insurance marketplace to regulators, legislators and the global insurance community.
1st, the AAMGA
Under Forty Organization (UFO) and NAPSLO's Next Generation initiative have merged to form WSIA's U40.
If the AAMGA
and NAPSLO memberships each vote yes by margins of 66 2/3% or better when the ballots are released June 1 and close July 24, the WSIA officially could be formed by Aug.
Frank Mastowski, CPCU, CIW, is the resident of AAMGA
and president and founder of Jimcor Agencies, an MGA and insurance wholesaler based in King of prussia, pa.
The American Association of Managing General Agents is holding its AAMGA
University East at the Richmond Marriot West in Richmond, Va.