WIN Magazine - Summer 2016 - (Page 54)

FEATURE In the WIN-ner's Circle: Thomas B. Rogan, Past President of AAMGA T OM ROGAN WAS elected President of the AAMGA and served as the leader of the Association during the year 1991-1992. He also served as Vice Chancellor of the AAMGA University and Foundation. This year, the Annual Golf Tournament benefitting the AAMGA Education Foundation was named in his honor, due to the impact he has had within the organization, and for his exemplary leadership and integrity within the industry. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Tom entered the insurance business with the American Automobile Association in Miami, Florida. He later joined Insurance Servicing & Adjusting Company (ISAC) as an adjuster-trainee. At the same time, he attended night classes at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, in pursuit of a degree in Business Administration. He also attended the Wharton School of Accounting. He became a stockholder and President of ISAC in 1970. In 1974, Tom joined the Managing General Agency operations of Jardine MacNeill, Inc. in Miami, Florida, then known as Frank R. MacNeill & Son, Inc. In 1990 he was named President and CEO of the MGA. In 1992, he assumed the additional duties of President and CEO of Horan Goldman Companies, Inc., a wholesale insurance broker with seven offices throughout the United States, headquartered near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1993, he was elected Chairman of Jardine Southern Risk, Inc. of Sumter, South Carolina. In March 1998, he was named Chairman & CEO of Jardine MacNeill, Inc., a well as other H.G. Holding Corp. interests in the USA. 5 4 | v i e w t h i s i s s u e a t | In 1997, he completed the 120-hour credit courses to achieve his AAMGA designation as Certified Insurance Wholesaler (CIW). In 2001, Tom became only the fifth person in the 75-year history of the AAMGA to receive the Vincent Donahue award for "Exceptionally distinguished service to the insurance industry." Tom retired from insurance operations in 2001, but remains active as an insurance consultant. In 2005, he was appointed Permanent Secretary to the Scottsdale/Nationwide Agents' and Broker's Advisory Boards. Tom and his wife, Barbara, reside in Ft. Lauderdale. WIN magazine recently sat down with Tom to discuss his illustrious career and his views of today's marketplace. You have been a leader in the E & S industry for many years. No doubt your career experiences give you a great perspective on many aspects of this business. What has been the biggest change that you have seen in the wholesale insurance market and what has been the biggest challenge? From my perspective, the biggest change is the speed by which we now need to perform the insurance transactions. Technology and the expertise in the market place have drastically changed the pace by which we must work. The preponderance of

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of WIN Magazine - Summer 2016

44,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 Opportunities: The Exponential Cyber Liability Market
AAMGA’S 2016 Winning White Papers
IoT: Insurance, Opportunities, Threats
Hydraulic Fracking: The MGA’s Guide
The Infringement of Standard Markets on the Excess & Surplus Lines Market
Beyond the New Normal: Could the Surplus Lines Market be Heading for a 10% Market Share?
Personal Lines Perspectives: Updates and Opportunities to Writing a Better Exposure
Underwriting Unusual Exposures: Tips, Tools and Techniques
A Changing World of Risk and Regulation
Going to the Dogs—The Cause for Paws: How a Specialty Underwriter is Changing the Lives of Our Best Friends
In the WIN-ner’s Circle: Thomas B. Rogan
In the WIN-ner’s Circle: Roger Ware
5 Steps to Create a Production Culture That Advances Your Business
Index of Advertisers

WIN Magazine - Summer 2016