Electronic payment and invoice platform is new ACT partner.
ALEXANDRIA, VA, January 14, 2021—SimplePin is the newest company partner of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America’s Agents Council for Technology (ACT). SimplePin is a cloud-based financial technology provider that enables the insurance industry to eliminate friction from the payments experience, both for staff and customers.
“ACT is excited to welcome SimplePin as a supporting partner,” says Ron Berg, ACT executive director. “Especially in this era of rapid digital acceleration, innovation in accounts receivable and client experience tools is an inescapable need for independent insurance agencies. We welcome SimplePin’s expertise in this area as they join in our mission to improve the digital experience for independent agencies.”
SimplePin (simplepin.com) enables companies to automate their premium payment collections through deeply integrated automation along with a seamless user experience for customers and internal teams. With a vision to simplify financial operations, SimplePin partners with ACT and large user-groups to deliver the new standard for digital payments in the insurance space. The results allow clients to leverage their management system and SimplePin to reduce their overall cost of financial operations and payment acceptance fees, while providing a superior experience to their customers.
“We look forward to serving the independent agent community through our partnership with ACT,” says Metod Topolnik, CEO of SimplePin. “SimplePin is dedicated to freeing businesses to focus on their core competencies by taking care of tedious, labor intensive and expensive process of handling premium collection payments and cash application. We are excited to join this action-oriented partnership and further its goal to lead the way in solutions that bring agility and vision to technology to enhance agencies’ effectiveness.”
Founded in 1896, the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (the Big “I”) is the nation’s oldest and largest national association of independent insurance agents and brokers, representing more than 25,000 agency locations united under the Trusted Choice® brand. Trusted Choice independent agents offer consumers all types of insurance—property, casualty, life, health, employee benefit plans and retirement products—from a variety of insurance companies.
The Agents Council for Technology (ACT) was established in January 1999 by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (the Big “I”) to provide a candid, action-oriented forum to address the critical workflow and technology issues facing the independent agency system. ACT helps participants understand the perspectives of the other stakeholders in the process and provides excellent networking opportunities with the participants who are shaping the future for the industry on these issues.
ACT members include:
Industry associations and consultants: ACORD, CSIO, IIABA, Insurance Brokers Association of Canada, Angela Adams Consulting Services, Steve Anderson Consulting, WSIA
Technology providers: AgencyKPI, Agentero, Applied Systems/IVANS, AssureSign, CoverWallet for Agents, CyberClearSafe, DAIS, Duck Creek Technologies, EZLynx, GloveBox, HawkSoft, Indio Technologies, ITC, Insurance Agent Mobile Application, Levitate, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Neilson Marketing Services, North American Software Associates, Rigid Bits, SimplePin, Simply Easier Payments/EchoSage, Strategic Insurance Software, Vertafore, Veruna, Xanatek, XDimensional Technologies
User groups: AgentLynx by EZLynx, Applied Client Network, the HawkSoft Users Group, NetVU, the Nexsure User Group, Partner XE User Community
Carriers: Allstate IA, The Berkley Companies, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, The Cincinnati Insurance Companies, CNA, Columbia Insurance Group, Dryden Mutual Insurance Company, EMC Insurance Companies, Encompass, Encova (formerly Motorists Insurance Group), Grange Insurance, The Hanover Insurance Group, The Hartford, Hartford Steam Boiler, Liberty Mutual Insurance, The Main Street America Group, Merchants Insurance Group, MetLife Auto & Home, Nationwide Insurance, New York Central Mutual Insurance, Ohio Mutual Insurance Group, Penn National Insurance, Progressive, Safeco Insurance, Selective Insurance Company of America, Travelers, Utica National Insurance Group, Western National Insurance and Westfield Insurance