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NASA Joins Agents Council for Technology
Minnesota-based North American Software Associates, Inc., supports ACT’s technology goals.
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Feb. 3, 2016—North American Software Associates, Inc. (NASA), headquartered in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, is the newest company partner of the Agents Council for Technology (ACT).
“ACT is pleased to welcome NASA, recognizing the software company’s focus on advancing technology for independent insurance agents and brokers to better serve its customers,” says Ron Berg, ACT executive director. “We are excited to have the NASA team at the table, working with us on technology workflow improvements for independent agents and brokers.”
Incorporated in 1982, North American Software Associates, Inc. (NASA) provides software to independent insurance agencies around the country. NASA has 19 full-time staff members and continues to grow. More than 1,000 agencies in 35 states, including many Big “I” members, utilize its software. For more information, please visit www.nasasoft.com
“NASA is pleased to become a member of the Agents Council for Technology and we look forward to helping support ACT’s goal of improving our agents and brokers technology workflow experience,” says Bruce Dickhoff, NASA president and CEO.
The Agents Council for Technology (ACT) was established in January 1999 by the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) to provide a candid, action-oriented forum to address the critical workflow and technology issues facing the independent agency system. ACT helps participants understand the perspectives of the other stakeholders in the process and provides excellent networking opportunities with the participants who are shaping the future for the industry on these issues. For more information about ACT visit www.iiaba.net/act.
Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) was founded in 1896 and is the nation’s oldest and largest national association of independent insurance agents and brokers, representing a network of approximately a quarter of a million agents, brokers and their employees nationally. Its members are businesses that offer customers a choice of policies from a variety of insurance companies. Independent agents and brokers offer all lines of insurance—property, casualty, life and health—as well as employee benefit plans and retirement products. Web address: www.independentagent.com.