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2016 Mid-Year Meeting
In Review

The 2016 Mid-Year Meeting once again provided attendees unique access to decision makers in this growing industry segment. Nearly 600 program business professionals attended the event with former Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, sharing his thoughts on the past, present and future of the US Economy. The meeting also featured a panel of program experts in a Town Hall discussion on lessons learned during their years in the program space.


View full meeting recap including workshop material, program book, photo gallery and more. 

Key Meeting Sponsors

Wilson Elser
Munich Re
York Programs
AIG Programs
Hudson Insurance
Western World
NetRate Systems
Breckenridge Insurance Group
BMS Intermediaries
ReSource Pro
W. R. Berkley Insurance Group
Mystic Capital



Attendees Help Assemble 100 Packages for Troops



TMPAA Charities, with the direction of the Red Cross, completed the most recent "Packages from Home" effort during the 2016 Mid-Year Meeting. One hundred care packages were delivered to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for injured service men and women headed to the facility. 

Special thanks to our "Packages from Home" staff, Tom Goehler, Kathy McCarron and Bill Kronenberg.

View the video on TMPAA Charities filmed during the meeting.


York Programs

Did you know that York is a leading provider of Risk Control services to programs nationwide? We offer comprehensive, quality services that include accurate, on-time risk evaluations (all lines), consultative services to reduce loss drivers, management reports for easily identifying exceptions and recommendations and quality premium audits to reduce premium leakage. All solutions are tailored to the specific needs of each program.

Click here to learn more about York Risk Control’s comprehensive solutions for programs.

Contact:  Randy Thornton
President, York Risk Control

We will spotlight your company on request. Please contact Monica at


Meeting Videos

Check out the special conference coverage by AM Best TV. Access all the video clips here.


Maritime Program Group Awarded Best Practice Designation


Pictured: Heidi Strommen, TMPAA President with Lenny Bellet, accepting the award for Maritime.

“We are very proud to be recognized by the TMPAA with the Best Practices Designation,” indicated Christopher Pesce, President of Maritime Program Group. “It’s a great validation of the hard work, diligence and quality that we strive to maintain as a high performing program administrator. No matter how operationally proficient an agency is, every program administrator could benefit from this thorough review and find areas of improvement. Overall, it was a great experience and we’re proud to be in an elite peer group of program administrators.”  

Click here for complete Best Practice information.



Two Recognized for Earning CPL


Pictured: Renée McFadden receives her CPL certificate from TMPAA President, Heidi Strommen.

During the Wednesday General Session at the 2016 Mid-Year, Renée McFadden of Distinguished Programs and Robin Pisecki of Willis Programs (not present) were awarded the CPL Designation. 

Click here to learn more about Target University.




Special Print & Digital Marketing Opportunity

Rough Notes is once again dedicating a special supplement within their September 2016 issue exclusively to Target Markets. The previous 12 editions were a tremendous success.

Participation in this section includes:

  • Two full pages – a professionally written feature article and full page 4 color ad or a two-page ad spread
  • National exposure to the industry in both the print and digital versions of the industry’s largest and most read magazine, Rough Notes, print and online – all for $5,000

For more information, contact
Eric Hall at 800-428-4384 or

Save the Date!

16th Annual Summit


October 17-19
Westin Kierland Resort
Scottsdale, AZ

Keynote Speaker
Peyton Manning
Leadership, Team Building & Overcoming Obstacles

Registration opens June 1. Add a reminder to your calendar today!



New Members

Program Administrators

Insurance House, Inc.
Jill Jinks

LIA Administrators & Insurance Services
Peter Christensen

WTR Underwriting Managers, LLC
Sylvia Beckerman


DOXA Insurance Holdings
Matt Sackett

Paula Wilson
+44 203 604-3982



Member News

Paragon Names Bay-Weber President of Excess And Surplus in California

Ultra Risk Advisors has Hired Karen McDonald as Director, Underwriting for Long Term Care Insurance Program

Verisk Opens Commercial Property Data to MGAs, Program Managers

Martin & Company and Verisk Insurance Solutions Announce Strategic Alliance

Keystone Insurers Group To Expand Franchise Operation Into Michigan

Specialty Insurance Veteran Launches MGA Holding Company: DOXA

Arch Contract Binding Operations Unveils Application Upload Via Appulate

Berkley Program Specialists Appoints New Business Development Manager

Venture Expands Availability of PREFERRED CLUB Through Allied World 

Read more stories and submit your news today!