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”

MEMBER UPDATE

OAPSLO Annual Business Meeting Ohio Association of Professional Specialty Lines Offices will hold its Annual Business Meeting at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 via Zoom for the following purposes: A. To consider and vote on the following individuals to the Board of Trustees commencing Jan. 1, 2021: OFFICERS COMPANY TERM ENDS PresidentKenneth Kukral,Continue reading “MEMBER UPDATE”

Navigating the Hard Market – Designing Top Quality Submissions

OAPSLO in conjunction with OIA presented a webinar on Navigating the Hard Market – Designing Top Quality Submissions on Dec. 9, 2020. Seventy-one agents were educated on this topic! OAPSLO Panelists Ken Kukral, Jason Stoermer, JB Civille, and Andy Hamilton were joined by Judy Sivy (OIA) to provide valuable information to OAPSLO and OIA members. Continue reading “Navigating the Hard Market – Designing Top Quality Submissions”