The Trusted Adviser

March 2017 | Volume 10 - Number 3

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A New Era at ATG

Promotions and Changes in Leadership

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New ATG officers (from left): Christine M. Sparks, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; Arden K. Miner, Vice President – Underwriting, Support and Development; and Tania M. S. Stori, Vice President – Claims and Litigation.

One of ATG's biggest strengths is the loyalty and longevity of its staff and member agents. Our seasoned management team carries a breadth of knowledge and experience, so when retirements and other changes occur — the gates open for opportunity and change. Christine, Arden, and Tania are all talented lawyers who have come up through the ranks at ATG. We are proud to promote from within as we foster our longstanding culture of opportunity and camaraderie, which we view as essential tools in providing impeccable service. They possess in-depth experience in many aspects of our business and are uniquely qualified to lead us to future successes. Read more...

Peter J. Birnbaum
ATG President and Chief Executive Officer

ATG MEMBER AGENTS | Underwriters' Bulletin

Hot Topic

EFFECTIVE January 1, 2017: New 1099-S Requirements — Additional checkbox and requirements when transferor is a foreign person or entity.

ATTORNEYS | Practice Notes

URGENT, Updated January 11, 2017: Don't Fall Victim to Wire Fraud Schemes — Eight actions you can take that protect you and your clients from the increasing threat of wire fraud.


ATG's Tom Cullen Speaks at Program for Young Professionals — On March 21, he joins a panel of experts to weigh the pros and cons of renting versus buying and tell attendees what to do when they're ready for the next step.
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Featured April Program

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