Links

List of current links to related sites.

AAMGA (American Association of Managing General Agents)
AAMGA is the trade association representing managing general agents. The purpose of AAMGA is to advance managing general agencies as an economically efficient means of insurance distribution and to encourage the professional development of its members.

CIAB (Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers)
Association for commercial insurance and employee benefits intermediaries.

CPCU (Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters Society)
CPCU's Professional Association.

CPCU - The Institutes
The Institutes offer educational programs including the CPCU designation and associate designation programs such as claims, risk management, underwriting, and reinsurance.  The programs range from introductory-level courses to specialized and advanced programs.

Dowling Hales (formerly WFG Capital Advisors)
Investment banking firm providing merger & acquisition, valuation, and other related services to companies of varying size in the insurance and financial services fields.

IIABA (Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America)
Independent Agents and Brokers Professional Association.

IIABO (Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Oregon)
Oregon chapter of the national association for independent agents and brokers. 

III (Insurance Information Institute)
The mission of the Insurance Information Institute (III) is to improve public understanding of insurance - what it does and how it works.

Insurance Journal
Property and casualty publication with news archive.

The Insurance Literacy Institute
The Insurance Literacy Institute encompasses ultimateinsurancelinks.com which is the oldest insurance agent directory and was created by Barry Klein.  

Insurance News Net
On-line resource for insurance professionals and insiders, providing news updates, merger and acquisition advice, and information on the insurance industry.

Insurance Research Council - The Institutes
IRC provides timely and reliable empirical research to all parties involved in public policy issues affecting risk and insurance.

International Association of Insurance Professionals (formerly National Association of Insurance Women)
IAIP serves its members by providing professional education, an environment in which to build business alliances, and the opportunity to make connections with people of differing career paths and levels of experience within the insurance industry. 

IRMI (International Risk Management Institute)
Free newsletter, expert opinion on diverse insurance issues. Continuing education correspondence courses.

ISO (Verisk Analytics)
Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) is the leading supplier of statistical, actuarial, and underwriting information for and about the property/casualty insurance industry.

MarketScout
An insurance exchange that tracks retail agents' interests, buying habits and activities.  MarketScout specializes in connecting retail insurance agents with insurance companies.      

NAPSLO (National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices)
The National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices is a national trade association representing the surplus lines industry and the wholesale insurance distribution system. The Association provides networking opportunities, education and career development programs, and regulatory and legislative advocacy on behalf of its members.   

Oregon Division of Financial Regulation
Oregon Division of Financial Regulation website. 

PCI (Property & Casualty Insurers Association of America)
The Property and Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) is the nation's largest full-service property/casualty trade association, representing over 1,000 companies that write 38 percent of the nation's automobile, homeowners, business, and workers' compensation insurance.  The association serves as the voice of the property/casualty insurance industry before state and federal policymakers; state and federal courts; key insurance industry, governmental, and business groups; the news media; and the public.

PIA Western Alliance (Professional Insurance Agents)
PIA Western Alliance which includes the Oregon/Idaho and Washington/Alaska Affiliates.  

PIA (Professional Insurance Agents)
National Association of Professional Insurance Agents. 

PLUS (Professional Liability Underwriting Society)
Professional Liability organization sponsoring the "PLUS" designation and various educational offerings nationally.

RIMS (Risk and Insurance Management Society)
Risk & Insuarance Management Society (RIMS) web site with information on current issues facing commercial/industrial insurance buyers and upcoming educational opportunities.

SLA Arizona - Surplus Line Association of Arizona
Executive Director Scott Wede, Phone: 602-279-6344.

SLA California - The Surplus Line Association of California
Executive Director Ben McKay, Phone: 415-434-4900.

SLA Florida - Florida Surplus Lines Stamping Office
Executive Director Gary Pullen, Phone: 850-224-7676.

SLA Idaho - Surplus Line Association of Idaho
Manager Wendy Tippetts, Phone: 208-336-2901.

SLA Illinois - Surplus Line Association of Illinois
Chief Executive Officer David Ocasek, Phone: 312-263-1993.

SLA Minnesota - Surplus Lines Association of MN
Executive Director Nicholas Schroeder, Phone: 320-679-4244.

SLA Mississippi - Mississippi Surplus Lines Association
Executive Director Peggy Dronet, Phone: 601-713-1111. 

SLA Nevada - Nevada Surplus Lines Association
Executive Director Lynn Twaddle, Phone: 775-826-7898.

SLA New York - Excess Line Association of New York
Executive Director Daniel Maher, Jr., Phone: 646-292-5500.

SLA North Carolina - North Carolina Surplus Lines Association
Executive Director Steve Allen, Phone: 919-746-8415.

SLA Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Surplus Line Association
Executive Director Ken Rudert, Phone: 610-594-1340. 

SLTX - Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas
Executive Director Norma C. Essary, Phone: 512-531-1880.

SLA Utah - Surplus Lines Association of Utah
Executive Director Sylvia Bruno, Phone 801-944-0114.

SLA Washington - Surplus Lines Association of Washington
Executive Director Robert Hope, Phone 206-682-3409.

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