The Main Street America Group Selects IVANS to Automate Digital Distribution
October 15, 2018
IVANS to enable leading insurer to instantly communicate appetite to the largest distribution network of connected agencies
Tampa, FL – Oct. 15, 2018 – IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, today announced that The Main Street America Group selected IVANS Markets to support its growth and distribution strategy. IVANS Markets will enable The Main Street America Group to instantly communicate their latest appetite to both current and prospective agency partners.
“The Main Street America Group offers insurance exclusively through independent agents, so it’s critical for agent-customers to be aware of our appetite when they submit new and renewal business,” said Dan Gaynor, chief underwriting officer, Main Street America Group. “Through IVANS Markets, we can automate our appetite communications to agents, enabling us to respond to more insurance opportunities and drive premium growth.”
IVANS is the insurance industry’s exchange connecting insurers, MGAs, and agencies. IVANS Markets provides insurers and MGAs an industry-first application to instantly communicate appetite and identify new business opportunities with agencies. Leveraging this digital channel also reduces dependency on time-consuming, manual steps traditionally used to communicate appetite. IVANS Markets directs more in-appetite submissions into your pipeline to drive growth and profitability.
“For insurers to drive growth, they must continuously capitalize on existing and new business opportunities, and agency-insurer connectivity provides insurers with agency exposure they may not otherwise have achieved,” said Brian Wood, vice president of IVANS Markets, IVANS Insurance Solutions. “IVANS Markets enables Main Street America to take advantage of the largest agency network by effectively presenting their latest appetite to agents in real time.”
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IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, is the insurance industry’s exchange connecting insurers, MGAs, agencies, and the insured. IVANS cloud-based software automates the distribution and servicing of insurance products. For more than 35 years, IVANS innovation and expertise has connected 32,000 independent insurance agencies and 400 insurer and MGA partners to enable millions of people to safeguard and protect what matters most in people’s lives.