Meeting Videos

Click on the images to view videos from the A.M. Best's conference coverage at the 2014 Mid Year.


NIP Exec: Programs Return to "Boots on the Ground"
David Springer, President of NIP Programs and current TMPAA President


ProHost Exec: Relationships Drive Program Business
Heidi Strommen, President of ProHost USA said the restaurant-focused insurance program administrator is growing because of relationships it develops with carriers and other insurance participants.

Mystic Capital Exec: M&A "Roaring;" Future Levels Will Depend on Rates
Kevin Donoghue, Managing Director, Mystic Capital Advisors Group, reports that M&A activity among insurance distributors and carriers has returned to vigorous levels after surging prior to 2013.

Maritime Exec: Tech Aids Small-Premium Policies
Christopher L. Pesce, President, Maritime Program Group, reports that the program writer is able reach further, to smaller accounts, by turning to web-based distribution.

Fulcrum Exec: Specialization Drives Program Success
Insurance carriers are working more closely with wholesale distributors to develop focused products, according to Dusty Rowland, President and CEO of Fulcrum Insurance Programs.

Breckenridge Exec: Insurance Buyers Need Options
Stephen Kelley, Senior Vice President, Blue River Underwriters, Breckenridge Insurance Group, said the increasing sophistication of insurance buyers means offering a variety of brokerage and management options.

Target Markets Exec: Programs Are Outpacing Industry
Ray Scotto, Executive Director of Target Markets, an association for insurance program administrators, said the organization's latest study shows program growth ahead of other insurance sectors.