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The Rough Notes Company Joins AAIS as Associate Member


Carmel, IN – (June 6, 2017) – The Rough Notes Company, Inc., serving the needs of the insurance marketplace since 1878, announced today that it is joining American Association of Insurance Service (AAIS) as an Associate Member.  AAIS is the only national not-for-profit insurance advisory organization governed by its member companies. The AAIS Associate Member Program is designed to supplement AAIS advisory solutions and provide extra support for member companies and related insurance industry channels.

AAIS and The Rough Notes Company are visionary businesses that are at the forefront of technological developments affecting the insurance industry.  Both organizations focus on delivering solutions that promote growth and success for their respective customers.

“As an AAIS Associate Member, Rough Notes will deliver unique technical and educational benefits to many different touch points throughout the insurance distribution channel,” said Robin J. Bell, Ph.D., Vice President, Technical Insurance Content Management at The Rough Notes Company. In particular, Rough Notes can assist AAIS member carriers looking to provide their agents with excellent service while introducing more digital technical solutions.

Commenting on the addition of The Rough Notes Company as an AAIS Associate Member Program, Truman Esmond, Vice President of Membership Engagement & Technology at AAIS said, “Rough Notes adds significant value to our member carriers, who are always looking for ways to support the agents who work with them, especially in today’s competitive technological insurance market.”


About The Rough Notes Company, Inc.

Since 1878, The Rough Notes Company, Inc., has been directly serving independent insurance professionals and the carriers they represent, in addition serving through distribution channels with Applied Systems; Vertafore, Inc.; Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, Inc.; and other entities that provide technology insurance information software and education services.  Rough Notes Solutions, a digital delivery platform is comprised of easy to understand technical and educational insurance information that when accessed will be total satisfaction. We pledge to continue our tradition of listening to the needs of the insurance marketplace. For more information about Rough Notes, please visit, email, or call 800-428-4384. Come join us on LinkedIn


About AAIS Established in 1931, AAIS serves the Property & Casualty insurance industry as the only national not-for-profit advisory organization governed by its member companies.  AAIS offers innovative products including standardized policy forms, program rules, and loss costs for rate making for 34 lines of business, industry leadership in research and data development, and unrivaled customer service, value, and efficiency.  Over 700 insurance carriers, including most of the largest national carriers, rely on AAIS.  For more information on AAIS visit or email

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The Rough Notes Company, Inc.

Samuel Berman, COO




Truman Esmond

Vice President of Membership Engagement & Technology