Automation Committee

          
Shannon
Dahlke-Applegate
Co-Chair 
  Matthew Scott
Co-Chair

Committee Charter

The mission of the Automation Committee is to plan and execute the wholesale insurance market’s only annual Automation Conference;  inform members about current industry technology issues by researching and developing Tech Tips related to the surplus lines insurance industry; foster development and innovation of technology standards for the industry and members, and work with other industry organizations on technology initiatives impacting the surplus lines industry. 

Learn more about the Conference on the WSIA Automation Conference webpage.

2017-2018 Committee Members 

Saikiran Arasada, General Star Management Co.
Greg Blanford, RPS Scottsdale
Cristy Brewer, Atlantic Casualty Insurance Company
Buddy Campo, SCU
Jason Brooks, Western World Insurance Group
Cristi Carrington, Brown & Riding Insurance
Brandt Christopher, Insurance House
Chuck Clemens, Maxum Indemnity Company
Tracy Davis, MUSIC
Brian Foley, All Risks, Ltd.
Zachary Frederick, Tuscano Agency, Inc.
Joseph Gianzanti, Bass Underwriters, Inc.
Scott Good, AmWINS Group
John Guadagno, U.S. Risk, Inc.
Timothy Horton, USG Insurance Services, Inc.
Robert Michalski, LoVullo Associates, Inc.
Tammie Miller, Risk Placement Services, Inc. 
  Scott Montney, Cochrane & Co.
James Morris, Jimcor Agency Inc.
Daniel Motel, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
Sam Pless, McClelland & Hine, Inc. 
Marie Reed, Nationwide E&S/Specialty
Eddie Robinson, Nautilus Insurance Group
Mike Roy, Risk Placement Services, Inc.
Bradley Sessions, Southern Alabama Insurance
Harry Snyder, Myron F. Steves & Company
Blake Stock, The Combined Group
Chris Stratton, Atlantic Casualty Insurance Company
Kevin Sullivan, XL Catlin
Sarah Thacker, Lloyd's 
Tate Tooley, Bloss & Dillard, Inc. 
Timothy Horton, USG Insurance Services, Inc.
Katie Townsend, Colony Specialty 
Ian Whitehead, Bell & Clements Ltd. 
Eric Wistrand, Couch Braunsdorf Insurance Group

Committee Staff Support

Julie Fritz
Chelsea Lenhart
Josh Vengley

Tech Tips

Tech Tips are developed monthly by members of the Automation Committee. If you have a suggestion for a Tech Tip topic, click here to submit it to the WSIA Team. 

November 2017 Tech Tip

          
Joel Cavaness
Co-Chair
 
  Bobby Owens
Co-Chair
  

          
Joel Cavaness
Co-Chair
 
  Bobby Owens
Co-Chair
  

          
Joel Cavaness
Co-Chair
 
  Bobby Owens
Co-Chair