|[November 12, 2012]
Target Markets Awards First CPL Designations
WILMINGTON, Del. --(Business Wire)--
The Target (News - Alert) Markets Program Administrator Association (TMPAA) announced
today that it had awarded 9 of its members the first Certified Programs
Leader (CPL) Designation during their 12th Annual Summit held October
29-31, in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Recipients of the Designation completed and passed 12 required Target
University courses, and met program and industry experience expectations
set out by the Association. "The mission of Target University and the
CPL Designation is to further promote Best Practices in program
administration, and recognize the specialized skill sets of Program
Administrators," stated Jeremy Hitzig - TMPAA President. "The University
was developed through the efforts of the TMPAA Board and committee of
TMPAA members who served as advisors on course development."
CPL Designation recipients included Greg Thompson - THOMCO, Kim Ayala -
Landscape Contractors Insurance Services, Joseph Peloso, Penelope
Thomas, Michael Bachman and Deborah Francis from Liberty International
Underwriters, and Jeffrey Gauthier, Carolyn Miller, Julie Roberts from
Great American Insurance Company.
Gre Thompson, Past President and University Dean discussed the merits
of the CPL Designation, "The Association's Board is very excited to see
the completion of our University culminating in awards for the first CPL
Designations. The required university courses all deal with crucial
aspects of successful program administration. The coursework is
rigorous, but presented in a unique and engaging format by experts
currently working in this industry segment. Our first 9 recipients
demonstrated their mastery in these areas, and are also individuals who
have a solid resume of work in programs. It was an honor to be
associated with this effort and to award the designation to this group
of Association Members."
Photograph of the 2012 Inaugural Class of CPL Designees is available on
the Association website www.targetmarkets.com
The Target Markets Program Administrators Association is an organization
dedicated to the unique challenges of insurance program administration.
The TMPAA's mission is to help Program Administrators conduct their
business more efficiently, with greater proficiency and profitability.
The organization provides its membership with an array of business and
educational services including access to program carrier decision
makers, best practice information and recognition, Target University,
Program Marketing and Distribution, Target Programs (online portal),
Industry Studies and two annual Member Meetings.
Program Administrator / MGA's interested in learning more about the
TMPAA, can visit the Association Website at www.targetmarkets.com
or contact Ray Scotto - Executive Director - at (877) 347-5700 E-mail
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