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01 Rhoads Online Names E. Kingston Koser Vice President, Strategic Services

April 10, 2019

Rhoads Online Institute, producer of the market-leading PCRM credentials and compliance management platform for the insurance industry, announced the appointment of E. Kingston Koser to be its Vice President, Strategic Services, a newly created position and will be part of the senior management team at Rhoads reporting to the SVP of Operations, Allister Yu.

 

“Kingston joining Rhoads is the latest example of a continuing effort to strengthen our management team and provide new, innovative solutions that will let the insurance market more easily and effectively manage their compliance functions around market conduct at all times. I am certain Rhoads customers will see, first-hand, the sort of added value Kingston can create in the arena of licensing and appointments,” Yu said.

 

In his role, Koser with foster, oversee and help implement programs and projects that support the Company’s vision and short- and long-term plans. He will drive the development of new Rhoads products and services and have a specific focus on the carrier segment of the insurance industry.

 

“Rhoads is a company I’ve watched devise and deliver solutions to many of the most vexing challenges in regulatory processes and compliance,” Koser said. “I am thrilled to become a member of the Rhoads team and apply my skills and experience to help advance new technology and tools that will make it easier and more certain to meet the regulatory management requirements of insurance professionals across America.”

 

Koser comes to Rhoads from the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR) where he led a team addressing the common insurance licensing problems faced by individual producers, agencies and carriers. He joined NIPR in 2002 and rose through the organization, taking on positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as its Director of Business Development. Prior to NIPR, Koser was a multiline insurance agent. He sits on the SILA Foundation Board of Trustees and holds a bachelor’s degree in Statistics from Kansas State University.

 

Source: Rhoads Online Names E. Kingston Koser Vice President, Strategic Services

02 Integrated Compliance in Applied Epic through Rhoads PCRM

June 20, 2018

The dynamic nature of the insurance licensing industry causes it to be increasingly complex with a myriad of rules varying from state to state. When selling insurance, producers must be licensed to remain compliant or organizations will be fined. Streamlining communications between operations and compliance enables faster onboarding and a more efficient means to quote and bind. Rhoads Online Institute, an Applied Integration Partner, provides the means to supply real-time producer compliance information to all EPIC users within an agency or brokerage.

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03 Rhoads Online Releases Applied Certified Integration for Applied Epic

July 19, 2017

Applied Epic agencies and brokerages to further automate producer credential management

 

New York, NY – Rhoads Online and Applied Systems today announced the release of an Applied Certified Integration between Applied Epic and Rhoads Online’s Professional Compliance Requirements Management (PCRM) platform. The integration will deliver automated and highly scalable producer credential management and insurance compliance capabilities.

 

Integrated with Applied Epic via Applied SDK, PCRM enables organizations to quickly, easily and accurately address state licensing and appointment regulations. The multi-faceted solution manages all producer demographic, state license and appointment information so that state licensing transactions can be handled via a single portal. Through integration with Applied Epic, agencies and brokerages are able to seamlessly connect sales and compliance functions, ensuring more precise and effective policy management.

 

Integrated with Applied Epic via Applied SDK, PCRM enables organizations to quickly, easily and accurately address state licensing and appointment regulations. The multi-faceted solution manages all producer demographic, state license and appointment information so that state licensing transactions can be handled via a single portal. Through integration with Applied Epic, agencies and brokerages are able to seamlessly connect sales and compliance functions, ensuring more precise and effective policy management.

 

“Rhoads is pleased to have its PCRM platform certified for integration with Applied Epic. It reflects our shared vision with Applied to reduce time, effort, and error incurred by staff at agencies and brokerages through the use of user-friendly automation,” said Allister Yu, Vice President Solutions and Services, Rhoads Online. “As an Applied Integration Partner, Rhoads intends to further collaborate with Applied to offer agencies and brokerages more and better ways to manage their sales and compliance processes. PCRM, as an integrated component of Applied Epic, permits a single view of all staff licensing and appointment regulations for more efficient compliance management within their core management system.”

 

The Applied Partner Program is a technology and industry partnership program focused on increasing the availability of best-in-class software and enhancing automation and connectivity across the independent insurance distribution channel. The Applied Partner Program is open to leading technology providers and organizations across the industry and advances Applied’s strategic focus on partnerships to deliver value-added capabilities that further automate workflows, increase data consistency and accuracy, and drive a connected insurance experience. Applied Integration Partners develop and distribute Applied Certified Integrations to shared customers to further streamline business operations and increase data accuracy across disparate systems.

 

“Agencies and brokerage require integrated applications and services that improve productivity, lower costs, and support business growth,” said Ben Goodman, vice president of Corporate Development, Applied Systems. “The Applied Certified Integration for Rhoads PCRM supports market demand for advanced, integrated capabilities that enable agencies and brokerages to manage today’s complex regulatory environment. Mutual customer success is at the core of our partnership program, and we look forward to future collaboration with Rhoads Online to ensure agencies and brokerages thrive in the digital era.”

 

About Applied Systems

Applied Systems is the leading global provider of cloud-based software that powers the business of insurance. Recognized as a pioneer in insurance automation and the innovation leader, Applied is the world’s largest provider of agency and brokerage management systems, serving customers throughout the United States, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied’s people and products enable millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.

 

About Rhoads Online

Founded in 2007, Rhoads is a technology transformation company focused on insurance regulatory compliance. Our highly secure and accessible cloud-based Professional Compliance Requirements Management (PCRM) platform delivers automated and highly scalable insurance compliance solutions for carriers, agencies and brokers in addition to others such as adjusters. PCRM is used to manage Producer Licensing, Carrier Appointments and Terminations as well as Adjuster Licensing. As the leading provider of insurance compliance management solutions, Rhoads offers products and services that boost productivity, lower costs, and help grow businesses. For more information please visit www.rhoadsonline.com

Source: Integrated Compliance in Applied Epic through Rhoads PCRM

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