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October 26, 2017 - Abacus Insurance Brokers, Inc., a Los Angeles-based program manager that distributes specialty insurance products online, has launched an online weather insurance program.

The Target Markets Program Administrators Association (TMPAA) awarded MMA Programs the Association’s Best Practice Designation at their recent Summit in Scottsdale, AZ. ARA Insurance, Coastal Insurance Underwriters and Glatfelter Insurance Group were also recognized for completing the Best Practice Recertification, required every three years to maintain the integrity of the Designation.

“Promoting excellence in Program Administration and enhancing the status of Program Business in the insurance industry is the mission of this Association,” stated Tony Campisi, TMPAA President and President of Glatfelter Insurance Group. “Once again we are proud to celebrate the achievements of our members who operate at the highest quality levels demonstrating expertise in all phases of Program Administration. Our newest Best Practice Designation recipient, MMA Programs, exemplifies this model as do the agencies being recertified as best-in-class operations.”

“After the thorough evaluation of our operations and underwriting disciplines, MMA Programs is honored to be recognized as a ‘best-in-class’ program administrator,” stated Daniel W. Huckemeyer, Principal & Director, Programs. “TMPAA’s Best Practice evaluation process was educational with good takeaways which will only enhance our commitment to excellence both internally and to our valued clients. We are very happy that the Association provides the opportunity for agencies to challenge their operational functionality and be rewarded with a Best Practice Designation for succeeding!”

The Association’s 17th Annual Summit was attended by more than 800 program business professionals. The Keynote presentation was provided by Space Shuttle Commander Captain Mark Kelly. 

More information about MMA Programs, ARA Insurance, Coastal Insurance Underwriters and Glatfelter Insurance Group can be found at these websites:,,,

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Craig Moore (left), Program Production Executive and Daniel Huckemeyer, Principal & Director, Programs accept the Best Practice Designation for MMA Programs from Association President, Tony Campisi (right). 

October 24, 2017 - Meadowbrook Insurance Group Inc. in Southfield, Michigan, has changed its name to AmeriTrust Group Inc. (AmeriTrust).

October 24, 2017 - Lockton Affinity has been appointed as the exclusive program administrator for Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance for firms with one to 19 attorneys in California, Kansas, Missouri and Texas, effective January 1, 2018,

October 24, 2017 - Piscataway, NJ - ValueMomentum Inc., a provider of software and services to the insurance, healthcare and financial services industries, announced today that Franchise Risk Solutions, a program administrator based in Nashville, Tennessee, has selected ValueMomentum’s software to enable the launch of the company’s new Business Owners Policy (BOP) program for franchisees.