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A Nationwide Association Of Insurance And Risk Consultants, Educators And Experts

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AAIMCo Members Are The Most Sought-after Fee Based Professionals On Matters Related To Insurance And Risk

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Areas Of Expertise Include Agent/Agency, Company/Wholesaler, Corporations/Enterprise, Government And Law

AAIMCo Members Are Widely Published. From Books And Resource Documents To White Papers And General Articles

AAIMCo is a non-profit trade association comprised of insurance and risk professionals who provide fee-based consulting and educational services to their clients.

The Professional Members of AAIMCo are among the most knowledgeable and highly sought after, fee-based consultants, experts and educators in the insurance and risk management fields. Their clients include insurance agencies and associations, multi-national insurance companies, corporations and attorneys for services ranging from consulting and expert witness to education and training.

AAIMCo’s purpose is to provide an insurance and risk forum for professionals of the highest caliber to share ideas and exchange information for the betterment of our professions. AAIMCo also strives to set the highest professional standards for our members and our industries and will publish official position papers in support of that goal.

Nationally Recognized
Authoritative Publication of AAIMCo

"Agency/Brokerage Valuation Guide"

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Featured Consultants

Bill Wilson

Bill Wilson, CPCU, ARM, AIM, AAM is the founder and CEO of InsuranceCommentary.com. He is the former Assoc. VP of Research & Education at the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America where he founded the Big "I" Virtual University. In addition to over 28 years serving independent insurance agents, he was formerly employeed for 18 years by Insurance Services Office and its predecessors and affiliates. He is a graduate ...
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Al Diamond

Over the years, Al has been thoroughly immersed in all facets of insurance agency operations including serving on committees, instructing, consulting and as an author. Building a solid track record of performance assisting agencies and company operations including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, perpetuation and strategic planning, organizational development, compensation and salary administration programs, administrative and financial operations, marketing and automation planning, ESOP, and perpetuation issues. Al also helps agencies create and ...
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Kevin Quinley

Kevin M. Quinley is a thought leader in insurance claims. He is the Principal of Quinley Risk Associates in the Richmond, VA area, helping clients throughout the country. He has 40+ years of experience in managing claims and litigation. He has a B.A. from Wake Forest University and an M.A .from the College of William & Mary. How Kevin Helps Clients. . . He has served as an expert witness ...
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Akos Swierkiewicz

Akos Swierkiewicz has over 50 years of experience in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance underwriting, management, company startup, marketing and product research and development. He founded IRCOS, LLC in 2000 to provide property and casualty insurance and reinsurance consulting and outsourcing services, including company startup and runoff, arbitration, mediation and expert witness services, feasibility studies, product research and development, policy reviews and underwriting audits. Prior to IRCOS, LLC, Akos ...
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Robert E. Underdown

The Insurance Archaeologist™, Bob Underdown  is a highly qualified Insurance Expert Witness providing consultation and testifying services across the United States. Mr. Underdown has provided testimony in recent cases in the following areas: Standard of Care for insurance agent and brokers; insurance claims adjusting; insurance company bad faith (both first party and third party); insurance industry standards; extra-contractual claims; and life insurance suitability opinions. In addition, he has provided opinions ...
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Mary A. LaPorte

Areas of Expertise: Operations consulting in the area of workflow and procedures with a strong expertise in Independent Agency operations Developing effective workflows and procedures Creating meaningful agency standards Providing action plans to facilitate implementation of recommendations Developing audit processes to assure compliance and support quality control Agency Errors and Omissions (E&O)  reviews and exposure identification in retail and wholesale insurance agencies Recommended by many of the largest E&O insurers ...
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Featured Library Publications

Insurance Expert Witness

Mr. Underdown advises the claims adjuster about assisting their attorney’s in qualifying the insurance experts used in their litigated files. He indicates that it is best that the expert you select has provided testimony for both plaintiff and defense cases so as to avoid a charge of bias that may occur when using an expert who always testifies for one – …

Shinning A Light On Insurer Misconduct

A uniform law proposed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is currently working its way through state legislatures. The Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Model Act[i] would require American insurers to disclose a wide range of information relating to their governance, performance evaluation systems, compensation and incentive plans, Enterprise Risk Management (“ERM”) plans and codes of ethics and conduct. – …

The Problem of Relationship Inertia with the Reinsurance Broker

For many small to mid-sized companies there is the overriding element of misplaced trust in the broker and a gross misunderstanding of their own duties.

Value Of Health Insurance Agencies Considering The Aca

Lead-In – How does Obamacare affect the value of health insurance agencies being bought, sold or perpetuated? Read this innovative method of transacting health insurance businesses.

Can You Afford To Retire?

What should the agent do if the value of his agency will not sustain him in retirement