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Acuity’s Keri Herlong Earns Top Awards from IAIP
Keri Herlong, Nevada Commercial Field Underwriter for Acuity, has been honored by Region 7 of the
International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP) with both the Insurance Professional of the Year Award and the Professional Underwriter of the Year Award.
“Keri is extremely deserving of these awards,” says Lauri Oakden-Binder, IAIP Vice President. “She is a true professional who consistently displays business acumen, technical expertise, and a commitment to continuing education. Keri has earned tremendous respect in the industry and epitomizes what both of these awards are about.”
The Insurance Professional of the Year Award recognizes an individual who has contributed to the insurance industry through education, creation of industry alliances, and/or legislative activity. The Professional Underwriter of the Year Award recognizes a professional underwriter who has demonstrated superior knowledge of the underwriting field, experienced professional advancement through educational pursuits, demonstrated leadership in the field, and is an active participant in IAIP activities. By earning these awards in Region 7, Keri will now be considered for further recognition at the international level, with results announced in June.
Keri has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry and has a passion for continuing education, having earned multiple designations from The National Alliance (CIC, CRM, CISR), The Institutes (CPCU, AIM, ACSR), and IAIP (CIIP, CLP). She has also taught several classes in various areas of the insurance industry and is an active member of the Las Vegas Insurance Professionals, where she has held the offices of Secretary and President. Keri also serves on three International Task Forces of the IAIP. She graduated summa cum laude with an AS in psychology from California Coast University.
Acuity Insurance, headquartered in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, insures over 100,000 businesses, including 300,000 commercial vehicles, and nearly a half million homes and private passenger autos across 27 states. Rated A+ by A.M. Best and S&P, Acuity employs over 1,300 people.