Ted also serves as the Director of Education and Technical Affairs for the Alabama Independent Insurance Agents in Birmingham, Alabama. In this position he is responsible for developing agent education programs and providing technical assistance to association members.
He is also an independent contractor for the Ohio Insurance Agents Association. As with AIIA, he assists with the development of the association’s education programs and provides technical assistance to association members.
Ted has been in the insurance business since his graduation from the Ohio State University in 1973. During his career, he has worked as an underwriter, field sales manager, department supervisor, marketing specialist and trainer. From 1994 to 2003, Ted was the Director of Curriculum and Faculty Development for PIA of Ohio & Indiana. During that time he developed over 150 training courses covering all aspects of the insurance industry.
He has obtained several insurance designations including Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Associate in Underwriting (AU), Associate in Automation Management (AAM), Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Associate in General Insurance (AINS), Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) and Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS).
He is a member of the national faculty of the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors, the American Insurance Marketing Society (CPIA) and the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America’s “ask the expert” service. In addition, Ted is a member of the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors, the National Academy of Producer Insurance Studies and the Society of Insurance Trainers and Educators.