Applied Systems Alliance Partner Program Grows to 10 Insurance Network Partners
Latest partners include Beyond Insurance Global Network and Pacific Interstate Insurance Brokers
University Park, Ill. – Jan. 21, 2015 – Applied Systems today announced that the Applied Alliance Partner program has grown to 10 insurance network partners, extending the reach of the program to thousands of independent insurance agencies in participating partner networks. In addition, insurance networks Beyond Insurance Global Network and Pacific Interstate Insurance Brokers recently joined the partnership program, providing the networks and their members’ access to educational resources, best practices and technology for greater success in today’s digitally driven insurance marketplace.
"As the industry continues to evolve and consumer expectations further change, insurance networks and alliances are increasing collaboration and providing member agencies access to greater resources, including technology," said Jim Pattermann, head of Applied Alliance Partner program, Applied Systems. "The Applied Alliance Partner program continues to grow as an industry resource for the latest technology and technical education, and we look forward to further servicing these networks as a trusted technology advisor to support agencies and enhance their competitive business value."
The Applied Alliance program provides member partners dedicated account management and marketing support to increase their market visibility and value to members. Agency members benefit from access to resources and technology products to increase the value of their technology investments. Current Alliance partners include Iowa Bankers Insurance and Services, Inc., The Iroquois Group®, Keystone Insurers Group, Inc., SecureRisk Insurance Solutions, United Valley Insurance Services, SIAA, Georgia Agency Partners and Combined Agents of America, LLC. The addition of Beyond Insurance Global Network and Pacific Interstate Insurance Brokers brings the total reach of the program to more than 8,000 independent agencies.
Scott Addis, CPCU, CRA, President and CEO of Beyond Insurance, added, "Automating business processes and client management through technology is essential for improving agency employee productivity and enhancing the customer experience, fueling organic growth. The Applied Alliance Partner program delivers a greater level of access and education to enable our member agencies to elevate their competitive offering, increase their client service and expand their book of business."
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Applied Systems is a leading provider of software that powers the business of insurance. Applied is recognized as a pioneer in agency and brokerage management systems and data exchange between agencies, brokers, carriers and their clients. Automating the insurance lifecycle for more than 140,000 insurance professionals, 12,000 agencies and brokerages, and 350 carriers worldwide, Applied enables millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.