Thomas Sternberg (Chair)
Principal, Assured SKCG, Inc., Ossining, NY USA
Thomas M. Sternberg, CIC, began his career as an independent insurance agent after graduation from the University of Wisconsin, where he earned a degree in Chinese Language and Literature. He worked as an account executive and later become CEO of his own agency. His vast experience with systems and automation made him instrumental in the development of a computer system for the independent agent, which is now in use nationwide. He also has created management tools and procedures that have been used as models by other independent agencies. In addition to being a Principal at Assured SKCG, Inc., he currently serves as a consultant to a number of agencies and insurance companies on issues concerning the industry. He also teaches insurance courses for professional designations around New York State on behalf of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of New York. He currently serves as chair of the UW–Madison Division of International Studies Advisory Board.