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Rick Dudney to Serve as IIAT Chair

New board members and officers were introduced during IIAT’s annual business meeting in Fort Worth on June 17. Rick Dudney, CIC, LRM, CRM, of TCOR Management in New Braunfels, was elected as IIAT chair for 2017-2018. Jeff Brady of Brady, Chapman, … Continue reading

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2017 Company Appointment Guide Now Available Online

IIAT staff recently surveyed IIAT member insurance companies in Texas to update their agency appointment strategies, resulting in the 2017 edition of IIAT’s Company Appointment Guide. Find out which companies are considering additional agency representation in various parts of the state.

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Bringing Nonsubscribers into the Texas Workers’ Compensation System with Captive Insurance

By S. Lance McNeel, CPCU, ARM Capstone Associated Services, Ltd. What is the Texas Nonsubscriber Option? There has been much discussion in recent times on the topic of workers’ compensation opt-out statutes making their way through state legislatures. Our good … Continue reading

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TWIA Reports Funding Available for Weather Events

The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) has announced its available funds in the event of a catastrophic weather event in Texas. TWIA has secured $4.9 billion in total funding for 2017. This includes $147 million that has been contributed to … Continue reading

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Kate Innocent Promoted to Vice President at LevelFirst

LevelFirst, the service-based wholesale broker and MGA binding facility owned by IIAT Services Co., is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Innocent to Vice President. The promotion coincides with Innocent receiving a Life and Health license. Innocent joined LevelFirst … Continue reading

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Run, Hide, Fight: Planning for a Situation Involving an Active Shooter

Nothing can completely prepare us for a situation involving an active shooter. Yet, as many recent events reveal, the threat is real. According to the FBI, in these situations, your survival may depend on whether you have a plan. Adequate … Continue reading

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InsurBanc On the Future of M&A Activity

InsurBanc’s President and CEO, David Tralka recently sat down with Insurance Journal to discuss the future of the M&A market. In recent years, the number of announced transactions has been record setting. What does this mean for 2017? Listen to … Continue reading

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TDI Approves NCCI Filing Regarding Experience Rating Modification Factors

The Texas Department of Insurance has approved NCCI filing Item P-1413 which adds an endorsement advising employers that their experience rating modification factors may change during the policy term instead of on the anniversary rating date. The changes in Item … Continue reading

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IIAT Awarded the InsurPac Championship Award at Big “I” Legislative Conference in DC

For the third year in a row, IIAT received the InsurPac Championship Award for raising the most funds for the federal political action committee. IIAT Chair Peter Lauve accepted the award on behalf of IIAT and it’s members at the Big … Continue reading

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Insurance Council of Texas Honors 31 Students with Spring Scholarships

The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) Education Foundation recently awarded a total of $34,500 in academic scholarships to 31 students at five Texas universities.  The students attend the University of Houston Main campus, the University of Houston Downtown the University … Continue reading

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