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

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

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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"Agency/Brokerage Valuation Guide"

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Featured Consultants

Thomas G. Quaka

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Nancy Germond

Nancy Germond’s three decades of risk management experience give her unique insights and abilities as a consultant. An accomplished risk and claims manager, Nancy authored scores of risk-management related articles, White Papers and has presented for organizations like the Public Risk Manager Association (PRIMA) and the Society for Human Resources. Nancy Germond is the former…

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Russell Taylor

Russ Taylor is the owner of Risk Management Tactix, an independent consultancy that provides insurance and risk management services on a fee basis. Additionally Mr. Taylor provides litigation support and expert witness services focused on insurance-related issues. Specialized Consulting in Insurance and Risk Management:  Risk Management Tactix assists clients in identifying, effectively treating, and minimizing…

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Brent Winans

Brent Winans provides, objective, fee-based insurance and risk management consulting services for mid-sized companies.  He also serves as an expert witness in insurance agents’ errors and omissions suits and other insurance litigation. Risk Management – Brent helps his clients plug coverage gaps and obtain the most competitive pricing on insurance.  In addition, he implements other…

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Bruce Heffner, Esq.

I am a lawyer and leader proficient at crafting solutions to complex problems with substantial experience in law,  reinsurance, management, insurance, compliance, risk management, underwriting, negotiations, claims, coverage analysis, and human resources, from the corporate and regulatory perspective. My formal education is a blend of administration, insurance, and law. I have a pragmatic mentoring style…

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Featured Library Publications

Marketing Using Emailed Newsletters

If you knew the names, addresses and phone numbers of 500 people who were unhappy with their current insurance provider, what would you do with the list?

The Special Relationship and the Insurance Producer

The special relationship doctrine can create an overwhelming burden for the unsuspecting insurance agent or broker by imposing a duty to provide advice to a policyholder concerning all possible coverages and in some instances a responsibility to give advice as to what limits to purchase and whether such limits are “adequate.” This article explores the nuances of the special relationship – …

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. – …

Travel And Insurance Finding Sales Professionals Outside The Industry

Hiring sales professionals is something that we have in common with the Travel Industry. Link here to see how we can learn from their successes – and failures.

The Insurance Agency As A Marketing And Consulting Business

For many years when we asked agency owners what made them “different” from their competitors they often claimed that their “service” to clients differentiated them from their competitors.

Broker Contingency Commission – Good or Bad

In this White Paper summary, Mr. Underdown explains that the fact that a broker has a contingency-type producers contract with a specific insurance company can be of great value to the insured resulting in a lower price for the insured, under the right circumstances. Therefore, contingency commissions are not inherently bad for the ultimate consumer. He states the real issue – …