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Flood: Just the Facts
Speaker(s): Paula M. Keith, CPIW, AIAM, National Flood Services
Just the Facts provides attendees with a basic understanding of the National Flood Insurance Program. The course opens with history of the National Flood Insurance Program, how the program came about and why. Discussion then moves on to how the program works with regards to the guidelines, regulations, coverage’s, as well as underwriting information and much more. The course is designed to give those who have little or limited knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program the basics to get started. For those who deal with the program on a regular basis, a wider understanding of the program and its intricacies should be acquired.
The objectives of this seminar are to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to:
Comprehend the Standard Flood Insurance Policy
Provide attendees with knowledge of the rules and regulations of the National Flood Insurance Program
Accordingly, the seminar has been approved by the NFIP to provide the Flood Certification required in most states for licensed Property and Casualty agents who sell or intend to sell flood insurance.
Paula is a Client Relations Director with National Flood Services. In this role Paula works directly with National Flood Services (NFS) client companies. She also leads the Field Relations team in coordinating activities between the companies and insurance agencies all across the country. These efforts include partnering with insurance agents to help them better understand the flood insurance products available including the resource and tools used to write these products so that agents can bring awareness of the risk of flooding to their prospective clients.
Paula is no stranger to the insurance industry. Before she joined NFS in 2001 she worked with a Managing General Agency (MGA) based in Florida and prior to that she spent nearly 5 years working at an independent insurance agency in Pasco County Florida. In both of these rolls Paula was successful in increasing sales of all lines of insurance.
Paula maintains her Florida P & C License as well as her Life & VA License. She is also a certified continuing education instructor in over 30 states. Industry association memberships include: Florida Association of Independent Agents (FAIA) Associate Member and Paula is also a Member-at-Large with the International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP) where she earned her CIIP designation. Paula is originally from Cape Cod, Massachusetts where she graduated from Falmouth High School and after moving to Florida she attended St. Petersburg College, Tarpon Springs Campus. Paula currently resides in Tampa, Florida.
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