In this podcast, Mitch Dunford interviews MarketScout’s Richard Kerr, CIC, ARM and Chris Kerr, CIC, CISR about the MarketScout CIC Select program offered only to Dues-Paid CICs.
Tune in to learn more about this specialty exchange built exclusively for The National Alliance’s Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (ClCs). Richard and Chris tell us why insurance carriers recognize CICs as some of the best-educated and talented industry practitioners in the business and why companies want to work with CICSs.
Are you a CIC in need of new competitive insurers in the current hard market? Then you don’t want to miss this podcast!
MarketScout is an insurance distribution and underwriting company that was founded in 2000. Their firm is a Lloyd’s Coverholder and MGA for US insurers with expertise in workers’ compensation, private client solutions, energy, healthcare, fine art, equine, jewelry, professional liability, and many specialty programs. They also own and operate the MarketScout Exchange and over 40 online and traditional underwriting and distribution venues. MarketScout is the founder of the Council for Insuring Private Clients (CIPC) and administers the Certified Personal Risk Manager (CPRM) designation in partnership with The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. They are the only insurance organization to receive The National Alliance’s exclusive partnership and endorsement.
MarketScout’s culture encourages growth, learning and collaboration. They have been named as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance for eight consecutive years from 2012 to 2020. They have offices in Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington, DC.
CIC Select was created to connect CICs with insurance companies who believe CICs are true professionals and produce a better portfolio of business. Through CIC Select Exchange, National Alliance CICs are able to receive benefits such as priority submission intake, increased commissions, and access to a network of over 200 insurance markets. MarketScout is the exchange that handles certain underwriting and administration functions in the placement of CIC business with insurers.