For this Advisory Report, AAIS spoke with Charlie Makey, President of Merchants Insurance Groupand New York Insurance Association (NYIA) Chair, ahead of the NYIA 2023 Annual Conference. He discussed the biggest challenges facing the U.S. market, how Merchants Insurance Group is responding to these challenges, and what to look forward to at this year’s Annual Conference.
Advisory Report: Merchants Insurance Group President Charlie Makey Shares Current Market Challenges & NYIA Annual Conference
Advisory Report: ENIA President & CEO Norm Orlowski Identifies Insurance Market Challenges, Legislation/Regulation Hot Topics & NYIA Annual Conference
For this Advisory Report, AAIS spoke with Norm Orlowski, President and CEO ofErie and Niagara Insurance Association (ENIA) and Treasurer of the New York Insurance Association (NYIA), ahead of the NYIA 2023 Annual Conference. He discussed the biggest challenges facing the U.S. market, the legislation and regulation issues ENIA is watching, and what to look forward to at this year’s Annual Conference.
Advisory Report: NYIA President Ellen Melchionni Discusses Unique New York Insurance Market, Member Support & Upcoming Annual Conference
For this Advisory Report, AAIS spoke with Ellen Melchionni, President of the New York Insurance Association (NYIA) ahead of the NYIA 2023 Annual Conference. She discussed what makes the New York insurance market unique, how NYIA is currently supporting members, and what to look forward to at this year’s Annual Conference.
Advisory Report: IMUA President & Deputy Chair Discuss State of Inland Marine Market Ahead of 92nd Annual Meeting
For this Advisory Report, Stephanie Vasey, Product Manager of Commercial Lines & Inland Marine at AAIS sat down with Kevin O’Brien, President and CEO of IMUA, and Tony Falcone, Regional President of Intact Insurance Specialty Solutions and Deputy Chair of IMUA. They discussed the biggest underwriting issues arising due to the economy, the current outlook of the cargo industry’s effect on insurance coverage, what’s new at the IMUA, and more.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) recently wrapped up its fall meeting in San Diego, Ca., where it celebrated its 150th Anniversary. It was a hybrid event with an estimated 1,200 people attending in person and another 1,800 virtually. AAIS Views caught up with our Manager Government Affairs and Compliance, Lori Dreaver Munn and AAIS VP of Memberships & Solutions Truman Esmond, who both attended in person to hear about some of the key themes and takeaways from the meeting.
Research from NASA points to several factors that support climate change from rising sea levels to warming oceans and glacial retreats. The effects of climate change have a significant impact on the insurance industry, which generates considerable premium, expense, and losses based on insured catastrophes. As these events become more unpredictable and severe, the industry must adapt.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) continues to be a concern in our society and the issues it presents extend beyond the communities where we live to the places and industries where we work. AAIS Government & Industry Engagement Manager Lori Dreaver Munn recently presented at the Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals (AICP) Annual Conference on a more nuanced concern – improving DEI in insurance products.
In the latest edition of CEO Angles, AAIS President and CEO Ed Kelly is joined by recently named President and CEO of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC), Neil Alldredge, to talk about a variety of topics including the latest on business interruption insurance, social inflation, flood insurance and future growth opportunities for NAMIC and its member companies.
AAIS has been a longtime supporter of the Inland Marine Underwriters Association (IMUA). The national association provides exemplary curriculum, training, and resources to strengthen underwriting in inland marine insurance. Every year, the IMUA holds an annual meeting to provide educational opportunities for professionals of all inland marine backgrounds.
If you ask anyone working in insurance how they got into the field, they'll tell you two things: that they didn't grow up wanting to be in insurance and that they "fell into it."