Sheila Casper, commercial marketing manager for Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA), a Trusted ChoiceÂ® agency, Fulton, has earned Associate in Risk Management (ARM) accreditation from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (AICPCU), it was announced Robert K. Wallace, agency president and CEO.
â€œWe are extremely proud that Sheila has earned this certification,â€ Wallace said. â€œHer focused, two-year effort to earn ARM accreditation is a testament to her commitment to both her professional development and to the customers we serve.â€
To earn the ARM designation, each participant must pass rigorous courses on risk assessment, risk control and risk financing, Wallace said.
â€œAmong the subjects covered by these courses are: risk management programs, legal foundations of liability, assessing property liability, intellectual property loss exposures, finite and integrated risk insurance plans, accounting and income tax aspects, and allocating risk management costs.â€
Casper celebrates 13 years with ESA this year where she began her career as a customer service representative for small contractors accounts. She resides in Hannibal and said she has already â€œset her sightsâ€ on earning the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.
Headquartered in Fulton, Eastern Shore Associates is a Trusted ChoiceÂ® agency and ESOP (employee stock owned) company. ESA offers a full range of business and personal insurance, including property, liability, automobile, boats, farms, recreational vehicles, workers compensation, and bonds. In addition, they offer financial planning and risk management services.
â€œOur agency roots date back to 1846,â€ said Wallace. â€œAnd we have more than 100 years of continuous representation with some of our insuranceÂ companies. 2010 is our 24th year as Eastern Shore Associates Insurance.
â€œOther services include commercial risk analysis, loss control, and employee benefits. We also meet the insurance needs of many New York municipalities, schools, and emergency services.â€
Eastern Shore Associates Insurance is an independent agency with offices in Fulton, Camillus, Oswego, Pulaski, Hannibal, Phoenix, Camden, Waterloo, Rochester, Walworth and Felt Mills. ESAâ€™s main office is in Fulton at 598-6000 and on-line atÂ www.esainsurance.com.