Irwin Siegel Agency Named Certified Market Specialist on the MarketScout Exchange

Irwin Siegel Agency named Certified Market Specialist (CMS) for Social Services on the MarketScout Exchange.

Rock Hill, NY, August 16, 2013 --( Irwin Siegel Agency, Inc. (ISA) has been named as a Certified Market Specialist (CMS) for Social Services on the MarketScout Exchange, a site owned and operated by MarketScout. The MarketScout Exchange is utilized by thousands of insurance agents focused on working with “Best of Class” MGA’s and Insurers.

"We are excited about working with MarketScout as a Certified Market Specialist. This opportunity allows us to extend our commitment to local independent agents and brokers nationwide. They’ll have access to specialty programs with an added benefit – the focused expertise we’ve cultivated from years of underwriting and developing risk management for Social Service organizations," stated Howard Siegel, CEO of Irwin Siegel Agency.

Each CMS undergoes a rigorous process to gain exclusivity as a Specialist for their industry classification. Minimum criteria for selection include:

+ Ten years proven technical expertise in target industry
+ Five years ongoing specialty focus
+ Carriers rated A- x or better by A.M. Best
+ Confirmation of expertise from their market, agents and other intermediaries
+ No history of any breach of fiduciary duties

Richard Kerr, CEO of MarketScout noted, "Irwin Siegel Agency has been a market leader in Social Service insurance programs for many years. Their leadership and technical expertise enabled them to pass the process and become the manager of the Social Services vertical on MarketScout. We feel they will add great value to the Exchange."

Initial programs offered by ISA on the MarketScout Exchange include Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, Human Service Transportation, Social Services and Youth Programs.

For more information regarding this press release, please contact Irwin Siegel Agency at 800.622.8272.

About MarketScout
MarketScout is an insurance distribution and underwriting company headquartered in Dallas, Texas with offices in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas and Washington D.C. The firm owns and operates the MarketScout Exchange at as well as over 40 other online and traditional underwriting and distribution venues.

About Irwin Siegel Agency
Irwin Siegel Agency, Inc. offers comprehensive insurance programs for Human and Social Service organizations exclusively through independent agents and brokers. Specialty programs for community-based nonprofits and human service organizations such as developmental disability service providers, addiction treatment centers, behavioral and mental healthcare, paratransit operations, home healthcare organizations and youth services are available. Learn more at
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