News | June 30, 2017

Travelers Receives IASA 2017 Excellence Award


The Insurance Accounting & Systems Association, Inc. (IASA) has recognized The Travelers Companies, Inc. with the 2017 Excellence Award. The award is given to exemplary IASA member companies as a way to honor their contributions to the Association and the insurance industry.

Travelers is the 14th recipient of the award, which the IASA has given periodically over its 89-year history. IASA President Rod Travers and IASA Executive Director Joe Pomilia presented the award to Travelers representatives Peter Austin, Keith Bell, John Doran, Peter Gamer, Laurie Macklosky, Polly Pedersen and Doug Ramsey at the 2017 IASA Annual Educational Conference and Business Show.

During the presentation of the award, President Travers said, “Travelers has been widely recognized within IASA circles as a great supporter of the Association with active and engaged professionals serving at every volunteer level, both nationally and locally.”

“I’m so pleased that our leadership decided to acknowledge Travelers in this way,” said Executive Director Pomilia. “Their employees who have been active volunteers or served as knowledge experts for our education programs have all been incredibly dedicated individuals.”

“It’s an honor to receive the 2017 Excellence Award,” said Keith Bell, Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance at Travelers. “The IASA is a leader in education and facilitating the exchange of information, ideas and best practices among insurance professionals, and we’re proud to participate in such a vital industry association.”

About IASA

The Insurance Accounting & Systems Association, Inc. (IASA) is a non-profit, education association that strives to enhance the knowledge of insurance industry professionals, and participants from similar organizations closely allied with the insurance industry by facilitating the exchange of ideas and information. IASA is one of the insurance industry’s largest, and most well represented trade associations. IASA membership includes insurance companies of all types (Property & Casualty, Life, Health, Fraternal, HMO and others) as members, as well as companies serving the insurance industry, regulators and also organizations more broadly representative of the financial services industry, including banks and investment brokerage firms. Learn more about the IASA by visiting our website at or by calling (919) 489-0991.

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