PRESS RELEASE UPDATED: JUL 18, 2018
AURORA, Colo. and DALLAS, Texas, July 18, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Wave Insurance Technologies, Inc. d/b/a AVYST (“AVYST”), today announced that Keith Savino has been elected as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Savino has been an AVYST Board Member for the last two years and has been instrumental in the success AVYST is experiencing. AVYST is an Insuretech company providing sales and risk management solutions to agents, carriers and brokers in the independent insurance sector.
Mr. Savino is a Managing Partner of Broadfield Group, LLC (formerly Warwick Resource), an 154-year-old insurance agency/brokerage. Mr. Savino has served on numerous industry boards and currently is the President-Elect of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (“PIA”). His industry leadership includes: former Chairman of NetVU, the user group for Vertafore; the ACORD Board and Exec Committee; PIA National Director representing the state of New Jersey; and past President of PIANJ. He is a technology evangelist, sought-after speaker, and an active participant in the promotion of insurance technology and industry standards through his work and position on the Leaders Council for AUGIE (Association and User Groups Information Exchange), and the IVANS agent advisory board in addition to insurance carrier and vendor advisory panels. In April of this year, Mr. Savino was awarded the Wade S. Dunbar award from NetVU. This industry automation award is given to individuals who have demonstrated high principles while striving to continue Wade Dunbar’s mission for industry-wide solutions.
Mr Savino stated, “It is an honor and privilege to serve as Vice Chairman of AVYST. This Company represents a team that not only has long industry tenure, but also is passionate about finding ways to improve upon the often cumbersome processes in our industry. With our first solution, eForms Wizard, we are reinventing the way in which the submission process works for independent agents, brokers and carriers.”
Marc Still, CEO of AVYST, commented, “I am so grateful that Keith has chosen AVYST as the vehicle to bring about the changes he has passionately campaigned, lobbied, and labored over during his career. His commitment to his colleagues and friends in the industry set the stage for AVYST’s core mandate which is to be the Insuretech company delivering real technology solutions that agents, carriers and brokers have been craving for years.” Mr. Still stated further, “Keith has earned the respect and trust of his peers as he has tirelessly served his fellow independent agency owners to increase their productivity and grow their businesses. I am so blessed to have Keith as our Vice Chairman.”
In addition to naming Mr. Savino Vice Chairman, Mr. Still was elected Executive Chairman and will continue in his role as CEO.
Wave Insurance Technologies Inc. d/b/a AVYSTTM (“AVYST”) is a Dallas, Texas and Aurora, Colorado-based company, providing sales and risk management solutions that enable independent insurance agents, carriers and brokers to efficiently manage a referral through the application and submissions process. This is accomplished with the use of intelligent question sets, standardized workflows, quoting integration and by removing complexity in the way business is done today. For more information, visit www.avyst.com.
Contact: Linda Dodson