Angelyn Treutel Zeringue

Angelyn Treutel Zeringue

President

Angelyn S Treutel Zeringue, CPA, is President of SouthGroup Insurance-Gulf Coast. Treutel previously chaired the Agents Council for Technology (ACT) for the national Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA) and has spearheaded numerous programs fostering the use of technology to enhance and improve the independent agency system. She has made tremendous contributions to ACT, Applied Systems User Group (ASCnet), and InVEST (Insurance Education Program) and is an active participant in other regional and national endeavors that support the growth and success of independent insurance agents.

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Examining the administrative burden of doing business in the E&S market.
Agents shouldn’t compete against their carriers for sales but we work with them for the benefit of their mutual clients.
Working together, agents and carriers can realize data validation, faster turnaround, no month-end reporting and other straight-through processing benefits.
While agents and carriers have significantly improved the flow of data, carriers that opened a path for clients to log directly into their proprietary websites presents a problem.
Carriers and agents have made significant progress in improving the sales process, but there’s still a long way to go.
Insurers strongly support flood reform, but it needs to be implemented in a fashion that doesn’t destroy flood-affected communities.
While we can differentiate our service and products in many ways, data can still be standardized, sent, received and consumed in our respective systems without the need for re-keying.
After a loss, some consumers who buy their policies online soon learn a hard lesson about the need and value of having an agent who is partnered with a top-notch carrier.
To maintain a positive relationship, here's what should be accomplished when field reps visit the offices of agents.
The more an agency embraces technology and offsite/cloud storage of critical data, the better off they will fair.
Several recommendations for using advanced technologies to make communications simpler and more secure.
Agents and carriers are working steadily toward more efficient interactions, but to reach their goal, it will take a collaborative effort.

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