Combating the Hard Insurance Market For AOAOs Webinar

Join our AOAO team, CRC Group, and Kevin Davis Insurance, for a live virtual webinar dissecting the factors driving the hard insurance market, the challenges Hawaii AOAOs may see as a result, and the strategies AOAOs can use to overcome steep premium increases. Through a dynamic panel discussion, the webinar will cover:

  • How the global insurance marketplace impacts Hawaii’s insurance rates.
  • The shifting risk appetite of local insurance carriers.
  • Why D&O rates are on the rise.
  • Umbrella market frustrations.
  • Best practices to market your AOAO in a hard market.

Download the seminar flyer here.

Webinar Details

  • Hosted by: Atlas Insurance Agency
  • When: Wednesday, August 19 2020
  • Time: 10:00am to 11:30am
  • Where: Zoom meeting
  • Cost: Free to attend

Attending the Webinar

Limited webinar capacity. It is essential to RSVP as soon as possible, Zoom will not accept further attendees once the webinar capacity is reached.

Please RSVP by Friday, August 14th. All RSVPs must be completed by filling out the link below with your name, organization, and email address. The RSVP link will also accept any questions you would like to have addressed during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Click here to RSVP.

Panel Speakers

Panel Speaker Bios

  • Elaine Panlilio: Elaine Panlilio is an Account Executive in the AOAO Unit at Atlas Insurance Agency. She holds the Certified Risk Manager, Certified Insurance Counselor and Certified Insurance Service Representative professional designations from the National Alliance of Insurance Education and Research.
  • Jim Sipich: Senior Vice President, CRC Group. Based in San Francisco, he represents CRC Insurance Services as a leader for the West Coast Property Placement Team. As an organization, CRC coordinates the placement of around $6B in property insurance volume, and Jim brings over three decades of expertise and industry experience to bear in the management of risk associated with natural catastrophe exposures, manuscript contract language, and engineered risks as well as group insurance and pooled risk programs. Colleagues and clients know they can trust Jim to find solid solutions for the most complex of property insurance needs. Jim graduated from California State University Sacramento with a degree in Finance and initially launched into the insurance industry as an HPR underwriter with Industrial Risk Insurers (now Swiss Re) in 1986. Over the course of his 15 years on the insurance company side of the business he held various property underwriting, sales, and fire protection engineering positions with IRI, GE Risk Solutions, and Kemper. He then moved on to begin his career as an Excess and Surplus Lines Broker joining CRC Group (Tri City Brokerage) in 2001.
  • Karen Shirvanian: Senior Vice President and Founder, Kevin Davis Insurance Services. Karen began her insurance career in 1990 and is responsible for Business Development, Market Relationships and Strategic Planning. Kevin Davis Insurance Services is the Managing General Agent for Travelers Insurance for the Directors & Officers and Employee Dishonesty coverage for community associations nationwide. The company insures over 30,000 associations throughout the US. Karen is currently a member of Community Associations Institute (CAI), served as a National Trustee and Chair of the Insurance Committee for CAI.  She is one of a small group of individuals nationally to hold a Community Insurance and Risk Management Specialist (CIRMS) designation since April of 2003. Karen graduated from California State University with BS in Organizational Development and Human Resources also minored in History and Political Science.
  • Ron Tsukamaki: AOAO Consultant, Atlas Insurance Agency. Ron Tsukamaki brings over 45 years
    of insurance industry experience to Atlas Insurance Agency as an AOAO consultant. He currently helps manage over 300 condominiums and HOAs for a variety of clients. Ron holds a bachelor’s in chemical engineering from Oregon State and the CPCU and ARM designations.
  • Sean Satterfield: Business Development Director, Atlas Insurance Agency. Sean brings 24 years of financial industry expertise to the Atlas team, having previously held senior management roles with three Fortune 100 financial institutions. He will lead the business development team responsible for developing new client relationships. He will also collaborate with various agency units to develop long-term growth strategies for Property & Casualty, Benefit Consulting, AOAO and Risk Control & Claims Management. Sean holds a Bachelor of Arts in religion and economics from Wabash College, Indiana. He has been a member of Young Presidents Organization Hawaii Chapter since 2011 and currently sits on the board as Forum Officer, and has served as Board Chairman, Education Officer, and Assistant Education Officer.


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