This summer sure has been a busy one for the BMI team, with a number of employees attending conferences, schooling and training. The purpose of attending these events is to keep ourselves as up-to-date on the ever-changing world of insurance, as well as to learn about what to expect for the future.
Denise Reavis, Forms Development, Joe Hutfless, Senior Claims Manager, Bradley Loveless, Field Adjuster/Inspector and Nathaniel Skipper, Field Adjuster/Inspector attended NAMIC’s (National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies) 2017 Agricultural Risk Inspection School in Madison, WI. This three day school provided numerous sessions over emerging issues with farm risks and an afternoon on a large dairy operation and sustainable farm, where attendees were able to do a mock inspection of the property.
Beverly Moore, Office Manager/CFO and Nicole Lear, Senior Auto Manager attended NAMIC’s Future of Auto Summit in Charlottesville, VA. This three day session discussed current and future autonomous vehicles. A visit to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety was a highlight for the attendees, who were able to witness testing on different makes of vehicles.
Aaron Stewart, CIO, Crystal Hemphill, Agent’s Manager, Misty Lane, Personal Lines Underwriter and Sherry Neal, Personal Lines Underwriter represented BMI at MAIA’s (Missouri Association of Insurance Agents) annual Joint Leadership & Young Agents Conference at Lake of the Ozarks. Sessions were provided on teamwork and insurance in the legislation and attendees enjoyed visiting with a number of their agents and other companies.
Insurance risks and needs are constantly changing. Learning new and emerging insurance topics and experiencing potential risks first hand are just small ways BMI is dedicated to providing their insured’s with the most knowledgeable employees.