Target Markets Awards 6 CPL Designations

Wilmington, DE (October 24, 2014)—The Target Markets Program Administrators Association (TMPAA) awarded six of its members the Certified Programs Leader (CPL) Designation during their 14th Annual Summit in Scottsdale, AZ.

Recipients of the CPL Designation completed and passed required Target University courses, and met program and industry experience expectations set out by the Association. “The mission of Target University and the CPL Designation is to promote best practices in program administration, and recognize the specialized skill sets of program administrators,” stated David Springer, TMPAA President. “We are very happy that the Designation has been embraced by our members.  The large number of CPLs awarded at our Summit speaks to its value.”

CPL Designation recipients included:

  • Barbara A. Bartson – Great American Insurance Group
  • Linda Boborodea – Business Risk Partners
  • Elisa Higgs – Markel Programs
  • Albert Leung – Distinguished Programs
  • Brian Thiemer – Affinity Agency Group
  • Margaret Valverde – Distinguished Programs

“My involvement with the University and the CPL Designation continues to be a great honor,” indicated Greg Thompson, TMPAA Past President and University Dean. “All of our CPL recipients demonstrated their mastery in crucial aspects of successful program administration and have a solid resume of work in programs. I am proud to be associated with them all.”

The Target Markets Program Administrators Association is an organization dedicated to the unique challenges of insurance program administration. The TMPAA’s mission is to help Program Administrators conduct their business more efficiently, with greater proficiency and profitability. The organization provides its membership with an array of business and educational services including access to program carrier decision makers, Best Practice information and recognition, Target University, program marketing, Target Programs (online portal), Industry studies and two annual member meetings.  

The Association’s recent Summit was held in Scottsdale, AZ, October 20-22. The 2015 Mid Year Meeting is scheduled for May 4-6 in Atlanta, GA.

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L to R: Linda Boborodea, Elisa Higgs, David Springer, Margaret Valverde, Barbara Bartson and Albert Leung.