The Insurance Alliance held its second Executive Summit at The Cork Factory Hotel in Lancaster on September 19 and 20, 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, the President and CEO of the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce, as well as a tour of the Amish countryside.
The Insurance Alliance of Central PA has been named as a Top 20 Agency Partnership for 2016.
As the industry evolved, so have the criteria to meet various categories, 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).
The Sponsoring Carrier Day for The Alliance’s Accellerations Sales Contest was held on May 2 at Central Penn College, and featured a “speed dating” approach to facilitate discussions between Alliance producers and members of the contest’s sponsoring carriers, including Selective, Cincinnatti Insurance, Eastern Alliance, Penn National Insurance and Zenith.
Toby Heishman is now Vice President and Partner at Christian-Baker Company in Lemoyne, PA.
Toby is responsible for a number of initiatives for the agency, including aspects of office management and social media, in addition to her duties as Commercial Lines Producer. She has over twelve years of experience in personal and commercial lines insurance in the greater Harrisburg/Carlisle area.
Ryan Amey and Rocky Gencarelli have become shareholders in Miers Insurance of Allentown.
Ryan is responsible for the development and direction of the Miers’ sales force, the creation of new business opportunities, and the overall performance of the Agency’s commercial insurance and risk management consulting programs. He has twelve years’ experience in the sales and service of insurance clients in the Lehigh Valley
Rocky has fifteen years of sales and sales management experience with nearly ten years in Employee Benefit program design and consultation. He manages the sales and service of the Agency’s Employee Benefit and individual life and health insurance products, and develops new business opportunities.