COLUMBUS, Ohio – November 23, 2009 – The State Auto Insurance Group has been awarded the 2009 Interface Partner Award by insurance technology company Applied Systems. In acknowledging State Auto’s leadership and innovation, Applied Systems also cited State Auto’s commitment to providing agents with download, real-time inquiry and real-time rating.
“We are driven to make State Auto the easiest and most hassle-free business partner for our agency partners,” said State Auto Director of Application Development Leo Genders. “Our partnership with an industry leader like Applied Systems helps us achieve that goal.”
State Auto received the partnership award during a ceremony in Kansas City, Mo., at 2009 TENCon, the Technology, Education and Networking Conference hosted by ASCnet, the Applied Systems Client Network.
“The continued commitment of forward-thinking carriers like State Auto keeps our industry advancing,” said Doug Johnston, vice president, partner relations and product innovations at Applied Systems. “We recognize State Auto’s dedication to interface partnerships with their agencies, and their overall contributions to the industry.”
Applied Systems Inc.
Applied Systems Inc. develops, sells and supports insurance agency and broker management systems and provides services for accounting, customer, policy, claims management and related agent and broker functions. More than 130,000 users in 11,000 agencies of every size and complexity level use Applied Systems solutions built around core systems Epic, TAM, Vision and DORIS. In addition, the company leads the industry in agency-carrier real-time and batch communication solutions. More information at www.appliedysystems.com.
State Auto Insurance Group
State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, is a super regional property and casualty insurance holding company. The company is primarily engaged in writing personal and business insurance products exclusively through independent insurance agencies in 33 states and is proud to be a Trusted Choice® company partner. State Auto Mutual is part of the State Auto Group. The State Auto Group is rated A+ (Superior) by the A.M. Best Company and consists of State Automobile Mutual, State Auto Property & Casualty, State Auto National, State Auto Ohio, State Auto Wisconsin, State Auto Florida, Milbank, Farmers Casualty, Meridian Security, Meridian Citizens Mutual, Beacon National, Beacon Lloyds, Patrons Mutual and Litchfield Mutual Fire.
State Auto Mutual also writes specialty insurance and workers’ compensation products through its Rockhill insurance subsidiaries. The Rockhill insurance subsidiaries, rated A- (Excellent) by the A.M. Best Company, write business on a non-admitted basis in 49 states and the District of Columbia, and are licensed on an admitted basis in 42 states and the District of Columbia. Additional information on State Auto Mutual can be found online at http://www.StateAuto.com/.