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    THE SCHOOL OF HARD WORK

THE SCHOOL OF HARD WORK

BROKEN GLASS THE SCHOOL OF HARD WORK This powerhouse producer manages a multi-million-dollar book while mentoring young people and raising money for charity We’re pleased to present another article in our Broken Glass series, in which we talk with a woman in the independent agency business about the challenges and rewards she has experienced throughout her career. This month we profile Gundi Hofmann-Abell, a housewife who suddenly found herself a

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    TWO STODGY REPORTS RELEASED WHEN NO ONE IS LOOKING

TWO STODGY REPORTS RELEASED WHEN NO ONE IS LOOKING

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion By Kevin P. Hennosy TWO STODGY REPORTS RELEASED WHEN NO ONE IS LOOKING Reading between the lines: politics and intrigue More predictable than even the coming of snow to Vermont in December, the winter brings a flurry of technical reports from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). The annual publication of two reports seems timed to receive as little attention as possible: the 2015-2016

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    CONGRATULATIONS INSURICA 2018 AGENCY OF THE YEAR

CONGRATULATIONS INSURICA 2018 AGENCY OF THE YEAR

Congratulations INSURICA 2018 AGENCY OF THE YEAR For three decades, Rough Notes magazine has featured truly outstanding independent insurance agencies on its cover. Each year, one such firm is named the Rough Notes Agency of the Year. These are the best of the best—agencies that stand out among the standouts. This year’s Agency of the Year is Oklahoma City-based INSURICA—a $100 million-plus firm with 600 employees in 30 offices. INSURICA’s

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    FAMILY MATTERS

FAMILY MATTERS

BROKEN GLASS FAMILY MATTERS She didn’t plan a career in insurance (who does?), but this agent is happy at the helm of the firm her parents founded By Elisabeth Boone, CPCU “Habla español?” If your name is Kathryn Soderberg, the answer is a resounding “Si!” As president of the agency her parents, Douglas and Frances, established in 1959, she spearheads an initiative to reach out to the growing population of

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    PRIMARY DOMAIN AND OSTENSIBLE REALITY

PRIMARY DOMAIN AND OSTENSIBLE REALITY

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion By Kevin P. Hennosy PRIMARY DOMAIN AND OSTENSIBLE REALITY Law professor pens a provocative article University of Minnesota Law School Professor Daniel Schwarcz penned a provocative article that explores the role of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) in American insurance regulation. Schwarcz’s article ran in the University of Connecticut Insurance Law Journal under the title “Is U.S. Insurance Regulation Unconstitutional?” It is important

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