Ken Sikorski Joins Counsellors Title Agency

Toms River, NJ, October 31, 2018 –(PR.com)– Counsellors Title Agency, Inc., www.counsellorstitle.net, is pleased to announce that Ken Sikorski has joined the agency’s sales force of licensed title producers. Ken Sikorski comes to Counsellors Title Agency with a broad and distinguished knowledge of the title insurance industry, representing over four decades of professional title experience. In addition to Ken’s sales role, his responsibilities as a title officer he will help prepare title commitments, deal with attorneys, surveyors, lenders, and others in preparation for closings. Ken will work in the Toms…

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Steve Ihm, Allstate VP Assistant General Counsel Featured on The Law Department as a Business Enabler by Chuki Obiyo of Morae Global

Chicago, IL, October 30, 2018 –(PR.com)– Steve Ihm, Vice President Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary at Allstate Insurance Company joins Chuki Obiyo of Morae Global to discuss practical legal and business insights on the law department’s mission to protect and enable the business. "To be a business enabler, law departments should develop specific measures for how they are going to support business goals as part of the annual planning process," says Ihm. The role of in-house lawyers can evolve with the needs of their business partners, and high-performing law…

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Appalachian Underwriters Unveils Enhanced Payment Portal Which Can Accept Credit Card and Check Payments for Agency Billed Policies

Oak Ridge, TN, October 27, 2018 –(PR.com)– AUI has launched an enhanced payment portal which now accepts credit card and check payments. Available for both new business and renewal policies, appointed agents now have the choice of paying with either the agent’s credit/checking information or the insured’s. Enhancements also include payment history features. An email will be sent to provide proof of payment to the email address given at the time of payment. Developed with a PCI compliant third part vendor, this system will not collect and save card data.…

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HMS Agency Acquires Adirondack Family Insurance Services

Albany, NY, October 26, 2018 –(PR.com)– HMS Agency, Inc. (HMS), a family-owned and operated insurance agency based in Albany, New York, recently announced its acquisition of Adirondack Family Insurance Services of Saratoga Springs. “The purchase of Adirondack Family Insurance Services supports HMS’s continued growth strategy,” stated Stephen Mather, Principal of HMS. “The agency’s profitable personal lines book of business and prime location were key considerations during our decision-making process.” The purchase agreement was finalized on July 1, 2018 and represents the fifth acquisition by HMS since 2014. Earlier procurements by…

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Gamification Nation Wins Award for Excellence in Gamification Design

London, United Kingdom, October 25, 2018 –(PR.com)– London-based Gamification Nation has won the award for Excellence in No-Tech Gamification Design at GamiCon 2018. It won the award for its design of a cybersecurity board game for an insurance client. “We enjoyed working with our client to design this collaborative board game, which was aimed at helping insurance agents understand the effects that cyberattacks could have on a business through a number of scenarios,” said An Coppens, CEO and chief game changer at Gamification Nation. “To, then, also receive industry recognition…

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Millionaire Masterminds Launch Quote Engine Technology

Dallas, TX, October 24, 2018 –(PR.com)– The state and federal government has always regulated the insurance industry however, the consumer has always had the legal right to select their provider and switch carriers at anytime. Consumers have always had the ability to choose from a variety of providers when it comes to television, cable, satellite, and internet. This isn't to say all providers service all areas however, customers can choose from the providers that are in their area it is not regulated by the government. Such has not always been…

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Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. Welcomes New External Marketing Representative, Nick Schnarre

St. Louis, MO, October 24, 2018 –(PR.com)– Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. is pleased to announce the hire of Nick Schnarre as External Marketing Representative for IL, IN, and MO agents. He will be working remotely in the St. Louis, MO area, helping agents in those states listed find the best markets and products to fit their clients’ needs. He will also be on hand to make visits to agencies in those states. Previously working as Sales Manager and Sales Specialist throughout IL, IN, and MO, Nick brings a lot of Workers’…

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