Kaleidoscope: May 2018

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Kaleidoscope: May 2018

The industry focus for today’s brokers- May 03, 2018


The Ease of Doing Business with ISA

  • No Production Requirements
  • Direct Access to Underwriters
  • Flexible Billing options
  • Live person on the phone & No Voice Mail
  • Access to A++ Rated Carriers
  • Longevity & Trusted Expertise

Did you contribute to the 2018 National Underwriter/PIA Independent Agent Study?

Mike Becker, Executive VP & CEO PIA National, says “It is especially noteworthy that Ease of Doing Business once again is ranked first by independent agents as the quality they value most in a commercial P&C carrier.”

The Feb 2018 issue of PIA Connection has the survey results. Irwin Siegel Agency’s philosophy and focus on service, matches the results.
Respondents revealed what agents want most from carrier partners
-Continuity of underwriting & pricing behaviors in their market; timely info on product changes and more knowledgeable company reps.
With us, you have direct access to underwriters, a knowledgeable live person on the phone to answer all your questions!

On a scale of 1 to 9, how important are each of the following to you when selecting & evaluating a commercial carrier?
The study found:

  • 8.44 Ease of business
  • 8.40 Responsive service
  • 8.34 Products & coverage
  • 8.13 Underwriting process
  • 8.05 Claims Management

After close review, ISA not only focuses on the 5 top, we offer all 11 of the important factors that agents & brokers focus on for selecting programs and carriers.

What would make brokers like you more satisfied?
-According to the study “46.7% say Higher Risk Appetite”
ISA underwriters are not afraid to evaluate tough risks. Our team knows social service risks because many have industry experience in social work, special education, and community outreach. We also have an in-house claims division ready to work with adjusters and carriers to manage appropriate outcomes.

Learn more about our programs and let us prove how easy it is to do business with us.


ISA in Rough Notes

ISA featured in ROUGH NOTES; April 26, 2018

This article features input from Brad Storey- VP of Risk Management, Dawn Martin- AVP of Underwriting of Large Amounts Division, Christal Huft- Executive Underwriter, and Rich Geoghan- Specialty Lines Underwriter at Irwin Siegel Agency.

“Emerging Exposures & A Soft Market Create Challenges For Agents”
In 2016, a Florida social services agency opened a file on a young man who had been seen on social media sites cutting himself and making threats to buy a gun. The Florida Department of Children and Families visited the young man’s home and concluded. . . .

Read the full article


Coverage Corner

When a Crisis Happens, Protecting Your Clients is TOP Priority
Irwin Siegel Agency is the premier Program Administrator of insurance products and risk management solutions for Human and Social Service Organizations. We are constantly adding coverages to meet the dynamic nature of the field. This month, we are highlighting Crisis/Catastrophe Management coverage.

Crisis/Catastrophe Management coverage can provide your client with piece of mind and financial support following a broad range of workplace incidents that cause injury, damage and generate adverse media coverage for the organization. ISA’s comprehensive package programs ensure your client has the protection they need during the most troubling of times by automatically including coverage for Crisis/Catastrophe Management. ISA’s exclusive package products are offered through Chubb and Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance.

Please contact Dawn Martin with all inquiries dawn.martin@siegelagency.com or 800-622-8272


Recent Wins

For brokers just like you!
A Learning Experience Childcare Franchise… $29,000
Group Home in California… $10,000
Addiction Recovery Facility… $340,000
Boys & Girls Club… $11,000
Cyber Liability for a Non-profit… $1,100

Write On!


Testimonials

Brokers say the nicest things: We’d love to add you to the list
“Barbara was completely transparent and kept us informed of the progress. I cannot ask any more from an underwriter and wish to express my appreciation for her hard work. She is a superb representative for Irwin Siegel and I look forward to working with her in the future.” -broker from TX

“Brian, I wanted to take a monument to say thank you for all your help. On behalf of the client and also my team and I, we are grateful for the work you put in to get coverage in place. You are a great resource and I look forward to writing with you in the future.” -broker from TX

“Ellen, I just wanted to shoot you over a quick note to say, Thank you. Your service level and responsiveness are what swayed our decision to recommend the client to stay with Irwin Siegel. Quite frankly, another carrier has not been competitive from a service stand point in a number of years. It’s been a pleasure to work with you- I hope your supervisors value your dedication and talents. I’ll try to find more business to send your way.” -broker from WV


Upcoming Events

San Diego I Day
Meet Nicole on May 16 at the Town & Country Convention Club, CA for San Diego I Day.
Registration & Agenda information

PIA NJ & NY Annual Conference
Meet Ken & Barbara on June 10-12, at Harrah’s Resort & Casino, Atlantic City NJ for the 2018 PIA Annual Conference.
Registration & Agenda information


Call us at 800.622.8272 or email us online at siegel@siegelagency.com for information on additional programs available from irwin siegel agency.
Experience. The Siegel Difference.™

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