American Association of Insurance Management Consultants

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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.

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Authoritative Publication of AAIMCo

"Agency/Brokerage Valuation Guide"

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Featured Consultants

Lesley Perkins

Lesley began her professional career in 2003 when she joined Texas Insurance Consulting as a Legal Assistant under Tom Braniff.    In addition to general office management and accounting responsibilities, Lesley specializes in entity formation and insurance licensing with the various Departments of Insurance. In her role as Executive Director of AAIMCo, Lesley works closely with…

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Akos Swierkiewicz

Akos Swierkiewicz has over 47 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…

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Thomas M. Braniff

Mr. Braniff is licensed to practice law by the State of Texas, and holds a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation from the American Institute of Property and Liability Underwriters.  Mr. Braniff has authored articles on both insurance and legal issues.  He has testified on numerous occasions, on issues that include custom and practice…

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Scott E. Bsuhnell, CPA

Mr. Bushnell is a Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years of experience providing Forensic Accounting services through national and global professional services firms. Know as the “numbers guy” his professional expertise covers Business Interruption Claims, Economic Damage Analysis, and Fraud Investigations. Mr. Bushnell has advised clients in mediation, arbitration and appraisal as a third…

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Danette Leonhardi

Ms. Leonhardi is a highly accomplished claim professional with proven success in both insurance and reinsurance claim management. Presently, she owns and operates two claim management services: Puget Sound Claim Consulting (PSCC) and Puget Sound Risk & Insurance Consulting (PSRIC), both based in Seattle, Washington. Ms. Leonhardi provides expert witness testimony on claim handling industry…

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Featured Library Publications

Insurance Company And The Presumption Of Unfairness

Insurance Companies need to strive for competent officers and directors.

What’s TI&B and What’s Not

Tenants improvements and betterments — and the question of what they are and what they are not — seem to popping up more frequently in the questions I receive from around the country. What’s an agent to do?

The Business Behind Business Interruption, A Forensic Accountant’s Approach to BI Claims.

Preparing business interruption claims takes thoughtful planning and insightful analysis, clearly communicated to all of the parties involved in the claims process. One of the most important factors is the breadth and depth of analyzing relevant financial information related to interrupted business operations. Although this may seem like an intuitive step, there is often a gap between the internally prepared – …

Contingency Buy-Sell Agreements

What happens when an owner dies, or becomes totally and permanently disabled… and lives?? Do you have a contingency buy-sell agreement?

Producer Compensation Base/Growth Model

Producer Compensation is one of the most requested topics in both our speaking engagements and agency consultations.

Standards and Guidelines For Appraising Insurance Agencies/Brokerages

Over the years the members of the American Association of Insurance Management Consultants (AAIMCo) have experienced — primarily from those who are not intimately familiar with our industry — many misconceptions about appraising insurance agencies. Therefore, one of the primary purposes of publishing these Standards & Guidelines is to establish consistent procedures that can be recognized formally and legally by – …