Automation Committee

Dahlke Applegate

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.

2018-2019 Committee Members 

Greg Blanford, RPS Scottsdale
Cristy Brewer, Atlantic Casualty Insurance Company
Jason Brooks, Western World Insurance Group
Brandt Christopher, Insurance House
Chuck Clemens, Maxum Indemnity Company
Zachary Frederick, Tuscano Agency, Inc.
Joseph Gianzanti, Bass Underwriters, Inc.
Scott Good, AmWINS Group
Robert Michalski, RT Specialty/LoVullo
Tammie Miller, Brown & Brown 
Scott Montney, Cochrane & Co.
  Sam Pless, MHI, a division of Worldwide Facilities, LLC
Rick Rader, Myron F. Steves & Company, CMGA
Marie Reed, Nationwide E&S/Specialty
Mike Roy, RT Specialty
Scott Sauter, Canopius
Chris Stratton, Atlantic Casualty Insurance Co.
Sarah Thacker, Lloyd's 
Tate Tooley, Bloss & Dillard, Inc. 
Jason Wiley, Nautilus Insurance Group
Garick Zillgitt, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

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
  Bobby Owens

Joel Cavaness
  Bobby Owens

Joel Cavaness
  Bobby Owens