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Applied Systems Recognized with 2018 Best Practices Award of Excellence by IIABA

April 24, 2018

Award recognizes insurance organizations for their support of the industry’s Best Practices program

University Park, Ill. – April 24, 2018 – Applied Systems today announced that the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, Inc. (the Big “I”) recognized the company with the 2018 Best Practices Award of Excellence at the Big “I” Legislative Conference. This award recognizes those companies for their exceptional contributions in advocating Best Practices philosophies to the industry throughout the year.

“The Big “I” aims to collaborate with leading industry companies to provide member agents with meaningful performance benchmarks and business strategies that can be used to enhance agency value,” said Madelyn Flannagan, vice president of Agent Development, Education and Research, IIABA. “Applied Systems continues to uphold the philosophies of the Best Practices program through excellent education and support. We applaud Applied’s ongoing dedication and look forward to continued collaboration to drive further value into the independent agency and brokerage channel.”

Applied Systems has been a strong supporter of the Best Practices program and a study sponsor for several years. Applied’s support of the Best Practices program enables Applied clients to improve their businesses through the use of technology to drive efficiency and profitability. Notably, more than 60 percent of all Best Practices insurance agencies in the country utilize an Applied agency management system, more than any other provider in the marketplace. Applied continues to support the implementation of Best Practices tools and programs to encourage agencies to review their business performance against industry benchmarks to identify opportunities to enhance agency value.

“As an industry leader and longstanding Big “I” partner, Applied is proud to support the Best Practices program as it enables independent insurance agencies across the country to deliver superior business performance,” said Reid French, chief executive officer, Applied Systems. “Best Practices agencies are viewed as the industry standard of excellence, and we are proud to partner with so many to enable their digital transformation. The people of Applied are truly honored to be recognized with this award from the Big “I.”

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