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Topic: disaster preparedness

Your #1 Priority When Disaster Strikes

by Greg Shiple

Hurricane season is right around the corner, running from June 1 through November 30, 2015. Is your business prepared? Recently I’ve read a lot about how 2014 […]

Can You Weather the Storm?

by Greg Shiple

Over the years, I’ve personally worked with several customers who were impacted by large scale disruptions, including Katrina, Sandy, High River Flood and various tornadoes. In each […]

Tommy Muska West, Texas

West, Texas – Looking Back a Year After the Explosion

by Tommy Muska

A Day I’ll Never Forget Last year, on April 17, two fertilizer plants exploded, and life changed in West, Texas. Nearby houses, the plants and the school […]


"Get Weather-Ready" Resources Insurance Agencies Can Share with Customers

by Greg Shiple

The value of the independent agent as a trusted advisor is more important than ever, especially in the case of extreme weather. This week is National Severe […]

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3 Technology Best Practices for Agency Business Continuity Planning

by Greg Shiple

The 2013 hurricane season is expected to produce “more and stronger hurricanes” than even the active 2012 season, according to a report from the National Oceanic and […]