June 22nd Membership Meeting Recap

OAPSLO was fortunate to have Bryan Sanders join us on June 22nd for our membership meeting.  For those of you who were there, thank you for joining us. Three key take-aways from the program: The specialty sector (E&S) of the insurance industry is alive, well, growing and flourishing.   The financial health of the industry leavesContinue reading “June 22nd Membership Meeting Recap”

Membership Meeting – June 22, 2021

Bryan Sanders, President, US Insurance, Markel and Past President of the Wholesale Specialty Insurance Association will join OAPSLO on Tuesday, June 22nd for an informative webinar on “The Health Happenings and Future of the Specialty Insurance Marketplace” Bryan will share with us the latest information about the specialty and wholesale insurance industry, the current stateContinue reading “Membership Meeting – June 22, 2021”

OAPSLO Annual Meeting and Golf Outing – August 12, 2021

Registration Closes August 4th – register now while there is still time! The 2021 Annual Meeting and Golf Outing will be held on August 12, 2021 at Topgolf Columbus, 2000 Ikea Way, Columbus, OH 43240. This is a fun, networking event for members and their guests. There’s no pressure to have a good golf swingContinue reading “OAPSLO Annual Meeting and Golf Outing – August 12, 2021”

OAPSLO March Membership Meeting Recap

OAPSLO held its first quarter membership meeting on March 18th with guest speaker Tiffany Andersen, Product & Business Development Manager with the Florida Surplus Lines Service Office.  Tiffany shared information about the Surplus Lines Information Portal or SLIP.  Provided here is the recording and provided here is the presentation. If you have questions about theContinue reading “OAPSLO March Membership Meeting Recap”

Gov. DeWine Appoints Former Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judi French as Director of the Ohio Department of Insurance

Gov. DeWine announced the appointment today of former Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court Judith French as Director of the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI). Justice French left the Court earlier this month after losing her re-election bid to Jennifer Brunner. Judi French will bring a unique and extensive experience to ODI. She has hadContinue reading “Gov. DeWine Appoints Former Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judi French as Director of the Ohio Department of Insurance”

OAPSLO Board of Trustees Elected

Congratulations to the 2021 OAPSLO Board of Trustees elected at the Dec. 16, 2020 Annual Business Meeting! We are looking forward to an exciting year ahead under their leadership, and being your voice for the specialty and surplus lines insurance industry in Ohio. Go to oapslo.org to renew your membership or join today. President –Continue reading “OAPSLO Board of Trustees Elected”

COVID Relief Measure Extends Some Insurance Licenses Until July 1, 2021

By Carolyn Mangas 12/17/2020 On Nov. 23, Gov. DeWine signed House Bill 404 into law. This legislation includes an immediate extension for licenses that are set to expire on or before April 1, 2021 and allows them to remain valid until July 1, 2021. This is the second license extension that the Ohio General Assembly has granted. If youContinue reading “COVID Relief Measure Extends Some Insurance Licenses Until July 1, 2021”

The Lost Art of Submission Narratives

By Ken Kukral, VP of Special Risks, International Excess Program Managers, a division of One80 Intermediaries I remember a number of years ago when I went to a reception held on the aircraft carrier The USS Intrepid.  Kind of a unique place for a cocktail party but I figured I would go check it out. Continue reading “The Lost Art of Submission Narratives”