Accellerations 2015 Sales Contest Winners Announced

The results of the 2015 Accellerations Sales Contest were revealed at the recognition luncheon held at the West Shore Country Club Camp Hill, PA. Presenting the awards were John McDonnell and Chuck Adams of Selective Insurance, the 2015 Accellerations Platinum Sponsor.

John McDonnell, Matt Maurer, Chuck Adams

John McDonnell, Matt Maurer, Chuck Adams

Matt Maurer of American Insurance Administrators was the winner of the Commercial Lines Producer of the Year with $1,082,022 of new business.

John McDonnell, J.P. Geise, Chuck Adams

John McDonnell, J.P. Geise, Chuck Adams

The Next Generation Award winner was J.P. Geise of Gearhart-Herr.

John McDonnell, Chuck Snyder, Chuck Adams

John McDonnell, Chuck Snyder, Chuck Adams

Chuck Snyder of Zinn Insurance was the winner of the Diversification Award, writing over $200,000 of new business in this category.

Chuck Adams, Ryan Rispoli, John McDonnell

Chuck Adams, Ryan Rispoli, John McDonnell

The Commercial Lines Grand Prize Winner (chosen by drawing) was Ryan Rispoli of HMK.

John McDonnell, John Hine, Chuck Adams

John McDonnell, John Hine, Chuck Adams

Hutchison Insurance received the Personal Lines Agency of the Year for the second year in a row.

John McDonnell, Don Wert, Chuck Adams

John McDonnell, Don Wert, Chuck Adams

American Insurance Administrators was the 2015 Commercial Lines Agency of the Year.

The overall new business written for the contest period was $18,332,752 in commercial lines business and $1,836,230 in personal lines.

Congratulations to all of our participants!

Selective Insurance Choosen As 2015 Commercial Carrier of the Year

On October 6, 2015, The Insurance Alliance of Central Pennsylvania presented Selective Insurance with its Commercial Lines Carrier of the Year Award in recognition of the outstanding partnership between the organizations.

John McDonnell, Jane Koppenheffer

John McDonnell of Selective accepting the 2015 Commercial Carrier of the Year Award from Alliance President Jane Koppenheffer

Jane Koppenheffer, President and CEO of The Insurance Alliance, presented the award as part of its Connections 2015 Carrier Recognition Event. The Insurance Alliance sponsored Connections 2015 as an opportunity for its employees to interact with the insurance company employees that they work with on a daily basis, as well as regional and executive management.  Participating were CEO’s, Regional Vice Presidents, Underwriting Managers, Claims Managers, Field Representatives, Underwriters and other key insurance company personnel from approximately 30 different insurance companies.

In presenting the award to Selective Insurance Jane Koppenheffer commented, “The Insurance Alliance of Central Pennsylvania chose Selective Insurance to receive this award based on the results of a survey of over 100 Alliance employees.  Selective Insurance ranked the highest in categories such as Underwriting Expertise, Responsiveness, Ease of Doing Business, and Claims Service.  The Insurance Alliance is growing over 20% with Selective Insurance in 2015. The Insurance Alliance has written $2.1M in new business with Selective through August of 2015.  Even with this strong growth rate, The Insurance Alliance has also been able to remain extremely profitable with Selective Insurance, generating a loss ratio of 41.5% for 2015.  Some of the comments from our member employees who completed the survey included:”

“Strong underwriting company that has the capabilities to listen to a story, understand it and help find a solution when THINGS MAKE SENSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

“Willing to go the extra mile to assist and write business; positive approach”

“It is all driven by responsiveness and flexibility”

“Trust and confidence in getting something done for their clients”

Eastern Alliance Awarded 2015 Commercial Carrier of the Year by The Alliance

On October 6, 2015, The Insurance Alliance of Central Pennsylvania presented Eastern Alliance Insurance Group with its Commercial Lines Carrier of the Year Award in recognition of the outstanding partnership between the organizations.  Jane Koppenheffer, President and CEO of The Insurance Alliance, presented the award as part of its Connections 2015 Carrier Recognition Event. The Insurance Alliance sponsored Connections 2015 as an opportunity for its employees to interact with the insurance company employees that they work with on a daily basis, as well as regional and executive management.  Participating were CEO’s, Regional Vice Presidents, Underwriting Managers, Claims Managers, Field Representatives, Underwriters and other key insurance company personnel from approximately 30 different insurance companies.

Bob Enderlein, Jane Koppenheffer

Bob Enderlein of Eastern Alliance Insurance Group accepting the Commercial Carrier of the Year award from Alliance President Jane Koppenheffer

In presenting the award to Eastern Alliance Insurance Group, Jane Koppenheffer commented: “The Insurance Alliance of Central Pennsylvania selected Eastern Alliance Insurance Group to receive this award based on the results of a survey of over 100 Alliance employees.  Eastern Alliance Insurance Group ranked the highest in categories such as Underwriting Expertise, Responsiveness, Ease of Doing Business, and Claims Service.”

“The Insurance Alliance is growing 12% with Eastern Alliance Insurance Group in 2015. The Insurance Alliance has written $1.4 M in new business with Eastern through August of 2015.  Even with this strong growth rate, The Insurance Alliance has also been able to remain extremely profitable with Eastern Alliance Insurance Group, generating a loss ratio of 28% for 2015.”

“Some of the comments from our member employees who completed the survey included:”

“ Strong underwriting company that has the capabilities to listen to a story, understand it and help find a solution when THINGS MAKE SENSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

“Willing to go the extra mile to assist and write business; positive approach”

“It is all driven by responsiveness and flexibility”

“Trust and confidence in getting something done for their clients”