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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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AAIMCo Annual Conference May 2-4, 2024

In Chandler, Arizona at the Crown Plaza Phoenix-Chandler Golf Resort

AAIMCo Phoenix Conference 2024

Featured Consultants

Peter Marchel

Peter Marchel is President and Founder of Marchel & Associates Risk Consulting.   Types of the services offered: Risk review and consulting, broker review and selection,  insurance policy review, analysis, and placement, program development, insurance management issues, policy enforcement, claims advocacy and expert witness testimony.   Peter has more than 24 years experience in Legal and Insurance matters.  His back ground is unique; from working on Insurance Opinions as a ...
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Corwin (Cory) Zass

Highlights Summary Entrepreneurial spirit seen in construction of visionary business model. “Beyond the Box” thinker supported with broad experiences in risk management. Developed successful consulting practice. Strong analytical, technical, problem-solving, decision-making, and organizational skills. Effective communication skills for conveying technical concepts to non-technical people. Extensive financial reporting oversight skills, including audit experience, of insurance sector’s technical provisions/reserves on the balance sheet. Able to provide insightful corporate strategies via “big picture” ...
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Van Hedges

Van is currently President of Southern Insurance Consulting, where he assists insurance agencies with valuations and mergers & acquisitions. He also provides expert testimony, litigation support and coverage analysis.  In 2000, he joined the University of Mississippi faculty as Adjunct Professor of Insurance and teaches Finance 341 – “Risk Management and Insurance”.  In 2011, Van joined the faculty of The National Alliance for Insurance Education where he teaches “Legal & ...
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Casey Roberts

Mr. Roberts, upon separating from the retail insurance industry in 2010, established his consulting firm that very same year.  His focus is these three (3) distinct areas of his insurance consulting practice: Teaching continuing education (CE) classes for licensed agents & brokers on a national level Providing sales coaching, sales training and sales management services to agencies and insurance carriers Expert witness work focusing on an agent/broker's "standard of care" ...
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Thomas Veitch

    Mr. Veitch has been engaged in the insurance industry since 1963 commencing with claims training with Crawford & Company followed by positions in underwriting, marketing, insurance agent and branch management.     He has obtained multiple insurance professional designations and is licensed to practice law in the state of Texas since 1973 where he is rated AV pre-eminent by Martindale-Hubbell.     In 1981, Mr. Veitch was a founding owner/partner of ...
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Terry J. Friedman, CPCU

Mr. Friedman began his insurance career over 42 years ago, when he joined his family's independent insurance agency as a producer, eventually focusing on property and casualty commercial insurance. In addition to developing a substantial book of business that included a wide range of businesses and organizations, he was President of the agency from 2004 – 2018, and CEO from 2004 – 2020. In 2022, he retired from the retail ...
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Featured Library Publications

Insurance Company Solvency and Policyholder Protection

This article was originally published on line. With the near collapse of AIG, the world’s largest insurance company many people were asking questions about the financial soundness of a variety of insurance companies.

Bad Faith in the Absence of Coverage – Recent Trends and Developments

“An insurer’s knee-jerk denial letter cannot be saved from triggering the penalties [of bad faith] merely because the insurer’s lawyer is able to construct a post-hoc justification for denying coverage. “[I]nsurers that unreasonably delay the evaluation of the insureds’ claims [can be found liable for bad faith], even if the insurer’s ultimate assessment of the claim proves to be correct – …

Forensic Litigation Consultant Professional Liability

This article appeared in the Forensic Expert Witness Association Newsletter for the First Quarter of 2012.

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. – …

Subtle Problems with Extended Reporting Coverage — and Creative Solutions- Part 3 of 3

“Overall, many of the more common issues were explored in previous articles. That is not to say, however, that these are complete solutions. I have long been of the belief that extended reporting provisions, when invoked, are an incomplete solution for long-term protection. That is because one is taking a limit of liability and stretching it across at least one – …


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