Author Archives: Matt Smith, Communications

Ask Regina

Q. My customer was involved in a not-at-fault accident and the car is a total loss. The payoff is higher than the value of the car. Is the at-fault party responsible for the amount left on the loan? A. No. … Continue reading

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Thanks to the Insurcon Lead Underwriters and Sponsors

IIAT’s Insurcon was a success due in part to the generous contributions of numerous conference underwriters and industry sponsors. Be sure to thank representatives from our lead underwriters the next time you see them. Each year, they help make the … Continue reading

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View Photos from Insurcon19

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Mark Ray to Serve as IIAT Chair: New Board Members and Officers Announced

New board members and officers were introduced during IIAT’s annual business meeting in Grapevine on June 21. Mark Ray, of Borden Insurance Agency in Corpus Christi, was elected as IIAT chair for 2019-2020. Robert Nitsche of The Nitsche Group in … Continue reading

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Will Watt: Dec. 18, 1947 – June 7, 2019

IIAT was sad to hear of the passing of past IIAT President Will Watt on June 7, 2019. Will began a successful insurance career in 1973 with Penn Mutual. Within only a few short years of beginning his career in … Continue reading

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Summer Flooding… Happens So Fast

Hurricane season officially began June 1st, but as we all well know Mother Nature does not adhere to a calendar. Hurricanes and subsequent flooding can happen any time. IIAT Advantage flood insurance carrier partner Selective has a Hurricane Season Prep … Continue reading

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Lisa Webb Joins IIAT as Director of IIAT Advantage Markets

IIAT is pleased to announce that Lisa Webb has joined the association as the Director of IIAT Advantage Markets. Lisa has more than 30 years of experience in personal and commercial lines sales, management, training and claims handling. Many IIAT … Continue reading

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Social Media Marketing Aids

When it comes to using social media to market your agency, it can be difficult. However, for those who are truly looking to implement social media marketing into their marketing plan, there are a plethora of tools that can help … Continue reading

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ACT Launches Disaster Planning Resource

Disasters, natural or otherwise, can hit any time and without notice. The Agents Council for Technology (ACT) wants to help you prepare your employees, physical office, data and systems with procedures to implement when disaster strikes. The new ACT disaster … Continue reading

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