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    THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE(S)

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE(S)

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE(S) Veterans bring military skills to the insurance industry By Christopher W. Cook While patrolling the oceans in a U.S. Navy ship or flying a U.S. Army helicopter sound more exciting than assisting a client with bundling home and auto policies, the insurance industry and the United States military share common values of teamwork, problem solving and helping others. With Veterans Day being celebrated this month,

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    POWER HITTER

POWER HITTER

BROKEN GLASS POWER HITTER Aon executive promotes diversity and inclusion It’s our pleasure to present another article in our Broken Glass series, in which we talk with a woman in the independent agency and brokerage business about the challenges and rewards she has experienced throughout her career. This month we profile Jennifer Torneden, senior vice president of Aon Affinity, an industry veteran whose background encompasses global, national, and international executive

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    FLOOD CONTROL: SOLVING A REPUTATIONAL RISK FOR INSURERS

FLOOD CONTROL: SOLVING A REPUTATIONAL RISK FOR INSURERS

ISO Emerging Issues Perspective FLOOD CONTROL: SOLVING A REPUTATIONAL RISK FOR INSURERS Wading through the treacherous waters of private and federal flood insurance programs When it comes to covering flood damage, many insurers can correctly say it’s not their job. Some of those insurers may not have issued a flood policy in 50 years or longer—if ever. Why the disconnect? Outside of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), little coverage

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    COMPETITION, INNOVATION, AND THE AHP

COMPETITION, INNOVATION, AND THE AHP

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion COMPETITION, INNOVATION, AND THE AHP Do we want to be Pod People? Sometimes I feel as if I live in that 1956 horror film and political commentary Invasion of the Body Snatchers. The film tells the tale of space-alien plant spores that land on Earth in the form of “pods.” Each of the pods proves capable of devouring humans who venture too close and reproducing

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TWENTY YEARS AND COUNTING

TWENTY YEARS AND COUNTING Applications being accepted for independent agents, brokers and their firms for the Community Service Award By Robert N. Kretzmer, CIC The Rough Notes Company is pleased to inform readers that nominations are now open for the 20th Annual Community Service Award for independent insurance agents, brokers and agencies. Recommendations for this prestigious award will be accepted from now until December 31, 2018. We look forward to

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