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.