Accellerations 2016 Sales Contest Winners Celebrated

The Insurance Alliance’s annual Accelerations Awards Luncheon was held on January 19th to recognize the winners of the 2016 version of the Alliance’s sales contest. Attending were The Alliance’s Board members, the monthly winners of the contest, as well as Chuck Adams and Katie Kauffman, representing Accellerations’ Platinum Sponsor, Selective Insurance.

Taking home awards for the various categories were:

Ryan Rispoli

Producer of the Year: Ryan Rispoli of HMK Insurance

Toby Heishman

Diversification Award: Toby Heishman of Christian-Baker Company

Kenny Serfass

Next Generation Award: Kenny Serfass of Miers Insurance

Sheaffer Agency

Commercial Lines Agency of the Year: The Paul I. Sheaffer Agency
(Accepting the award: Don Myers)

Hutchison Agency

Personal Lines Agency of the Year: Hutchison Agency
(Accepting the award: John Hine)

Daniel Stoltzfus Joins The Paul I. Sheaffer Agency As Risk Manager

Daniel StoltzfusThe Paul I. Sheaffer Insurance Agency is pleased to announce the offering of risk management services to our commercial lines policyholders. Daniel Stoltzfus, Risk Manager, is available to our clients. Dan is a local Lancaster County native from Gap, PA with a degree in Occupational Safety and Environmental Health.

Risk management services available include:

  • OSHA 10 and 30 hour training
  • OSHA inspection records
  • Subcontract review
  • Safety programs
  • Training/certifications
  • Training record tracking

Management in preventing/minimizing losses will benefit clients by helping to focus on reducing accidents,
loss of employee services, possible lawsuits, and monetary losses, both direct and indirect ones. Dan will be
working in cooperation with our insurance carriers’ risk management staff.

Marsha Patterson Retiring As Office Manager For The Alliance

Marsha PattersonAfter serving as Office Manager for The Insurance Alliance of Central PA for 19 years , Marsha Patterson will be retiring effective December 30, 2016.

Following The Alliance’s Board Meeting in November, Board members, friends, and members of Marsha’s family, as well as The Alliance’s first President, Ken Lloyd, were able to successfully surprise her at a luncheon in her honor at the West Shore Country Club. Video tributes were provided by several Alliance carrier executives and some of Marsha’s family who could not attend, including her son stationed in Germany.

Thanks for all your hard work, Marsha. Best of everything for your retirement!

Insurance Alliance’s Executive Summit Held at The Cork Factory in Lancaster

Executive Summit 2016The Insurance Alliance held its second Executive Summit at The Cork Factory Hotel in Lancaster on September 19 and 20, treatment 2016.

Attending were executives from some of the Alliance’s key partner carriers.. The theme was “Adapting to the Future: Leadership” and featured a discussion of the evolution of Lancaster County by Tom Baldridge, patient the President and CEO of the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce, as well as a tour of the Amish countryside.

Insurance Alliance Named to Top 20 Agency Partnerships by The Insurance Journal

Top 100 Agency Partnerships 2016The Insurance Alliance of Central PA has been named as a Top 20 Agency Partnership for 2016.

As the industry evolved, ed so have the criteria to meet various categories, drug with new categories added to reflect the changes in agency nomenclature. The Alliance has previously been listed in the Top 20 Agency partnerships (2015 and 2014), Top 20 Network/Aggregator Groups (2013), Top 100 Privately Held Property /Casualty Agencies (2006-2012).