2022 Sponsors

Where possible, please consider supporting our valued sponsors. Without their support our efforts to offer educational opportunities and support IRES would not be possible.

Diamond Sponsors

 

When it comes to helping insurance companies manage Compliance Risk  – Wolters Kluwer can help.  Large and small companies alike have come to rely on NILS INsource for their research and our Market Conduct solutions to understand the current environment and to reduce exposure.

OneSumX for Compliance Program Management is the platform that operationalizes the content to provide Regulatory Change Management, Market Conduct Exam Management, Complaint Management, and more.  With a unique combination of content, software, and insurance expertise Wolters Kluwer is a strong partner for your compliance area.

 

Platinum Sponsors

Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; excess & surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.

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State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is a multi-state personal and commercial lines holding company. Founded in 1922, it is still domiciled in the state of Illinois. 

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto, home and business. The company’s diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage sold primarily through independent agents and brokers. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial 

Average, Travelers has approximately 30,000 employees and operations in the United States and selected international markets. The company generated revenues of approximately $35 billion in 2021.

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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP is an international law firm of approximately 1,000 attorneys with offices in Brussels, Chicago, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Milan, New York, Palo Alto, Paris, Rome, San Francisco and Washington. The Firm is headquartered in New York City at 787 Seventh Avenue.

 

Gold Sponsors

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Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is one of the world's leading insurers for corporate and specialty risks. We offer our clients and brokers specialist local coverage while giving access to the full international Allianz Group network to complement their industrial insurance solutions.

AGCS North America can provide unique end-to-end risk solutions for property, casualty, aviation, energy, marine, entertainment and mid-corporate risks as well as international insurance programs with unequalled industry expertise.

AGCS North America has dedicated underwriting specialists, claims adjusters and risk consultants across the US and Canada with local decision-making authority. Beyond that, there is a combined Allianz and partner network comprising close to 200 countries and territories, which provides dedicated support for AGCS global solutions.

 

In addition, decades of rich experience as a corporate insurer put unique tools at our disposal to benefit our clients. Our property underwriters specialize in 13 industry practices, allowing them to develop a deep understanding of our clients’ exposures and the challenges they face.

 

Taken together, our expertise, global reach and superior network make AGCS an industry leader in providing first-class insurance and risk management services to corporate clients and mid-sized businesses with complex and specialized needs.

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The American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA) is the primary national trade association for home, auto, and business insurers. APCIA promotes and protects the viability of private competition for the benefit of consumers and insurers, with a legacy dating back 150 years. APCIA members represent all sizes, structures, and regions – protecting families, communities, and businesses in the U.S. and across the globe. 

With a history dating back to 1879, Bankers Life provides a broad selection of life and health insurance products designed especially for Americans who are near or in retirement. With over 300 offices across the country, Bankers Life’s nearly 5,000 

insurance agents live and work in the communities they serve. Our agents take the time to get to know their customers, listen to their needs and values, and are dedicated to helping them meet their goals for a secure retirement. Learn more at www.bankerslife.com

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As a global leader in regulatory, compliance, and risk management, Deloitte offers a full range of services to help insurance companies understand and manage regulatory and compliance requirements and related issues while managing and mitigating risk. 

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Faegre Drinker is a full service law firm with more than 1,300 experienced attorneys, consultants and professionals in 22 locations across the United States, United Kingdom and China.  For nearly a century, Faegre Drinker has been an integral part of the insurance industry ecosystem, providing a full range of services to insurers, reinsurers, third-party administrators, brokers and managing agents, captives, among others.  With nearly 100 dedicated insurance professionals, Faegre Drinker has the depth and breadth of experience to solve the most complex transactions 

and disputes, as well as provide strategic guidance on nuanced regulatory, operational, and public policy challenges.  Our team is fully immersed in all aspects of every insurance sector. And as the industry evolves, so do we — providing counsel on insolvencies, privacy, cybersecurity, InsurTech, Big Data, artificial intelligence, race and insurance, and more. Our depth and breadth of experience enables us to advance the legal and business objectives of the industry’s players, large and small.

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Great American’s Annuity Group offers a broad range of annuities in the education, financial institution and retail markets with the goal of helping you enjoy the retirement of which you’ve dreamed. Whether you are a young professional just starting out or someone who recently retired, our annuity solutions are designed with your lifestyle in mind. 

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Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice that provides legal services to businesses and business owners. The firm has over 160 attorneys, serving clients from offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Cliff); Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); Las Vegas, Nevada; and Los Angeles, California. Our business is business. As a dedicated, results-oriented law firm, we 

offer attorneys skilled at solving the many legal challenges that confront the modern enterprise. We focus on providing value and core legal services to our clients that are crucial to modern business success. 

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Locke Lord is a full-service, international law firm that ranks among The American Lawyer’s top U.S. law firms. Locke Lord’s insurance lawyers have a breadth and depth of experience that touches on every aspect of the insurance and reinsurance industries. Our insurance teams focus on a full range of insurance matters and continue a tradition of 100-plus years serving insurance clients around the United States and around the world. Our insurance regulatory and transactional practice focuses on the representation of clients engaged in all lines of insurance ranging from publicly-traded, international insurers to family-owned insurance agencies, including traditional insurance business clients such as insurers, producers, premium finance companies, third-party administrators, managing general 

agencies, captives and other alternative risk transfer entities, state insurance guaranty funds and state insurance departments. We also represent other business entities in connection with their subsidiary insurance operations, including commercial banks, investment banks, leasing companies and retailers, and insurance-linked securities, securitizations and other structured finance transactions.

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Founded in 1909, Mutual of Omaha is a Fortune 500 organization offering a variety of insurance, banking and financial products for individuals, businesses and groups throughout the United States. In the individual market, Mutual is a leader in the life, Medicare supplement, long-term care, disability and annuity lines. 

The company also offers a portfolio of employee benefit and retirement solutions. Mutual of Omaha Bank is a full-service bank with nearly $7 billion in assets and provides financial solutions to individuals and businesses across the United States. For more information about Mutual of Omaha and Mutual of Omaha Bank, visit www.mutualofomaha.com and www.mutualofomahabank.com.

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Naehas is the leading industry cloud for financial services companies to deliver exceptional customer experiences. Six of the 10 top financial services companies, including Bank of America, State Farm, and Charles Schwab, as well as innovative companies, such as MetaBank and First National Bank of Omaha, trust Naehas to grow revenue, dramatically accelerate time to market, and improve productivity while reducing compliance and operational risk.

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Founded in 1994, Perr&Knight provides insurance consulting and software solutions to the property & casualty and accident & health industries. Services include actuarial consulting, product development, insurance policy and forms consulting, regulatory compliance, state filings, licensing, technology consulting, statistical reporting, data services, and predictive analytics. Software includes StateFilings.com, a leading cloud-based state filings management solution. With offices in Santa Monica, Boca Raton, the New York Metro Area, Fort Worth, and Cincinnati, and more than 130 insurance professionals including over 30 credentialed actuaries, Perr&Knight is amongst the largest independent actuarial and insurance consulting firms in the United States. 

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RegEd is the market-leading provider of RegTech enterprise solutions with relationships with more than 200 enterprise clients that represent 80% of the top 25 financial services firms. Established in 2000 by former regulators, the company is recognized for continuous regulatory technology innovation with solutions hallmarked by workflow-directed processes, data integration, regulatory intelligence, automated validations, business process automation and compliance dashboards.

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Selective Insurance Group, Inc. is primarily a holding company for ten customer-focused property and casualty (P&C) insurance companies rated “A+” (Superior) and ranked as the 39th largest P&C insurance group in the United States by A.M. Best Company. These companies offer a broad range of insurance and alternative risk 

management services. Selective* provides value-added products and services to businesses, public entities and individuals through independent agents in 27 Eastern, Southern, Midwestern, and Southwestern states and the District of Columbia. Our employees create the competitive advantages that make Selective one of the best regional insurance organizations in the marketplace.

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Squire Patton Boggs is on the cutting edge of insurance regulation, offering a team of former senior insurance regulators and senior in-house legal executives that bring strategic and efficient expertise to the thorniest regulatory issues faced by clients.  We have built a leading practice in the insurance industry, with experience spanning all major lines of business, focused on regulatory and transactional matters as well as complex, high-stakes disputes.  

As one of the world's strongest integrated law firms, we deliver commercially focused business solutions across our network of 45 offices in 20 countries by combining legal, lobbying and political capabilities and invaluable connections on the ground to a diverse mix of clients, from long-established leading corporations to emerging businesses, startup visionaries and sovereign nations.  

USAA provides a full range of highly competitive financial products and services to the military community and their families. For more information, visit www.usaa.com.

 

Silver Sponsors

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2400 attorneys in 42 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm, often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity and pro bono, reported 

gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021. The firm is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, NLJ 250, and Law360 (US) 400. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage. Visit www.gtlaw.com for more information. 

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Founded in 1951, the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA) advocates for public adjuster education and a high standard of professional conduct and ethics. NAPIA members are licensed to adjust first party property insurance claims and are committed to working in the best interest of their clients. 

 

Bronze Sponsors

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The Auto Club Group (ACG) provides membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members and customers across 11 states and 2 U.S. territories through the AAA, Meemic and Fremont brands.  ACG belongs to the national AAA federation and is the second largest AAA club in North America.  Our most fundamental value, which remains unchanged and serves as a guidepost for all our activities, is our commitment to always doing what is right for our members, customers, employees, and local communities.   

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Auto Club Enterprises is the nation’s largest group of affiliated AAA motor clubs and insurance companies serving over 17 million members in 22 states. Best know for our roadside assistance, we provide a wide range of products and services to our members, including automotive, insurance, financial, discount and travel services. With a legacy that has stood strong for over a century, we are united by the mission to exceed our members’ expectations by providing valuable products and legendary service to meet their life needs.

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Frohman Law Office is a law firm that focuses on insurance regulatory matters, government relations, and corporate transactional work. Principal attorney Ann Frohman has over 25 years of experience of involvement with state insurance departments. 

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Ladder is an insurtech based in Palo Alto, CA. Offering flexible term life insurance in minutes for those who qualify, Ladder distributes, underwrites, and administers life insurance for multiple carriers -- including its own. With the goal to help close the coverage gap, Ladder is working to make life insurance as accessible, affordable, and beloved as it should be.

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Martin & Company is a nationally recognized consulting and advisory firm with product experience and knowledge across many markets and coverages. We are a valuable thought partner that consults on best approach and strategy bringing insurance products to market. Our offerings include Actuarial Consulting, Product

Development, State Filings, Regulatory Compliance, Competitive Intelligence and Company Licensing. We are known to be a very customer centric organization and have provided positive results since 1993. We are also an industry leader in the technology space having developed proprietary solutions designed to deliver efficiencies and replace outdated legacy processes. Call us today and allow our talented team of professionals provide insight and a lift to your next product launch.

Vantage is a specialty re/insurer built for the future. Companies are operating in an increasingly uncertain world. Driven by relentless curiousity, our team of trusted experts provides a fresh perspective on our clients' risks. Designed for the future, Vantage adds creativity to tech-enabled efficiency and robust analytics to address risks others avoid.

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