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Penni Nelson Named DFW RIMS President

SLTX is proud to share that current Board Member Penni Nelson has been named President of the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) for 2019. Nelson, who serves as Director, Risk Management, for Hillwood Development...

TDI Releases Biennial Report

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) has published its 2018 Biennial Report, which includes the following recommendations to the 86th Texas Legislature: Require flood coverage disclosures. It is recommended to require property policies to include a...

Commercial Insurance Rates Rise in 2018 Q4

Most commercial property and casualty line rates rose by an average of 2% in the last quarter of 2018, according to a report by MarketScout Corp. The insurance distribution and underwriting company found that commercial auto insurance lines had the largest...

Texas Exceeds 2017’s Record-Breaking Premium

The Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) has reported another record-setting year, with a recorded $6.08 billion in E&S premium for 2018. This represents an 11.4% growth over 2017. Certain coverages have continued an upward trend of increased...

TSLA Names Matt Leicht as President

Matt Leicht has been installed as President of the Texas Surplus Lines Association (TSLA) for the 2019 year. He took over the position from Immediate Past President Garrett Sprowls at the 2018 TSLA Annual Meeting in Austin. Leicht is co-owner and CEO of...

PCI, AIA Combine and Adopt New Name

Members of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) and the American Insurance Association (AIA) have agreed to a merger, effective January 1, 2019. The new group will be referred to as the American Property Casualty Insurance...

NFIP Extended Through May 31, 2019

On the day when it would have otherwise expired, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was extended by Congress, who passed an act to reauthorize the program through May 31, 2019. The bill was originally introduced and passed by the Senate in...

Essary Named IBA’s “Hot 100 2019” Professional

PRESS RELEASE SLTX CEO Norma Carabajal Essary is a 2019 recipient of the Insurance Business America’s “Hot 100 2019.” This award honors insurance professionals who are transforming business environments, enhancing the industry, while the industry continues...

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