Vertafore

Vertafore is the leading provider of cloud-based insurance software and services that transform the business of insurance. With the largest customer-base in the industry, more than 350,000 insurance professionals trust the Vertafore advantage to build their businesses and their communities every day.

About Vertafore

With more than 45 years of experience in the software/insurance industry, no one knows how to support insurance agencies of any size better than Vertafore.  Our 1,400 employees are dedicated to empowering independent agencies with the tools and technology they need to drive business across the entire distribution chain of insurance. Whether it is agency management systems, rating and connectivity solutions, or licensing and compliance software, Vertafore’s broad portfolio of products can help reduce friction and drive efficiency across the industry.

Vertafore partners with other leading technology providers, including DocuSign (digital transaction management for e-signature solutions) and Amazon Web Services to provide a desktop-as-a-service offering.  These are just a couple of examples of advancements that are improving agency efficiency and improving bottom line for our customer base.

InVESTing In The Future

Vertafore is active with IIABA and serves on the Board of Directors of InVEST, a non-profit program designed to improve insurance literacy in students and attract new talent to the industry. Vertafore is committed to attracting young professionals to the industry and recently conducted a webinar with millennials titled “The OMGs of Generation XYZ”. The one-hour session presented an in-depth survey of young professionals and their use of social media, technology and philanthropy in the insurance industry.

Industry Insights

Vertafore is an active leader in industry research. A recent study by Vertafore and Aite Group, a leading industry analyst group, found that 94% of insurance agencies are optimistic about their future and expecting growth driven by more diversified policy lines and investments in technology.  Vertafore is committed to that future and has recently invested $35 million in that effort.

Despite a slowdown in commoditized product lines, fast-growing agencies that invested in customer service initiatives are experiencing positive results. Agencies of all sizes cited better customer service (50%) and improved cross selling (49%) as important drivers of growth in personal lines insurance. Similarly, nearly half of all agencies reporting fast growth (47%) have deployed advanced customer self-service capabilities on their websites including chat, video conferencing, and mobile.

For more information about Vertafore, our product portfolio and how we can help your agency, please contact Justin Aebischer, Western Regional Sales Manager  jaebischer@vertafore.com or Laura Seltmann, Association & Group Specialist, lseltmann@vertafore.com.  Check us out at www.vertafore.com.