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Eastern Shore Associates’ Casper Earns ‘Associate In Risk Management Accreditation

Sheila Casper, commercial marketing manager for Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA), a Trusted Choice® 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.

Sheila Casper, commercial marketing manager for Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA), a Trusted Choice® 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. Casper resides in Hannibal and has been at ESA for 13 years. ESA’s main office is in Fulton at 598-6000 and on-line at www.esainsurance.com.

“We are extremely proud that Sheila has earned this certification,” Wallace said. “Her 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.”

To earn the ARM designation, each participant must pass rigorous courses on risk assessment, risk control and risk financing, Wallace said.

“Among 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.”

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 “set her sights” on earning the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.

Headquartered in Fulton, Eastern Shore Associates is a Trusted Choice® 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.

“Our agency roots date back to 1846,” said Wallace. “And we have more than 100 years of continuous representation with some of our insurance companies. 2010 is our 24th year as Eastern Shore Associates Insurance.

“Other 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.”

Eastern Shore Associates Insurance is an independent agency with offices in Fulton, Camillus, Oswego, Pulaski, Hannibal, Phoenix, Camden, Waterloo, Rochester, Walworth and Felt Mills. ESA’s main office is in Fulton at 598-6000 and on-line at  www.esainsurance.com.