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Eastern Alliance’s Sarah Tayts Recognized with IAIABC NextGen Award

Eastern Alliance’s Sarah Tayts Recognized with IAIABC NextGen Award

Lancaster, PA. Eastern Alliance Insurance Group (“Eastern”) announced that Sarah Tayts, Claim Support Manager, is a recipient of the 2017 International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) NextGen Award.

“We are honored that Sarah has been recognized for her leadership in the workers’ compensation industry and her tireless efforts to make a positive difference in the lives of others through her work,” said Suzanne Emmet, Senior Vice President, Claims of Eastern. “Sarah’s dedication to Eastern’s core values of integrity, relationships, enthusiasm, leadership and innovation, as well as her commitment to continued professional development have already favorably impacted the workers’ compensation industry and will continue to do so into the future.”

The IAIABC NextGen Award program recognizes individuals under the age of 40 who execute best practices, demonstrate leadership, and adapt to the ever changing workers’ compensation industry. This year’s 11 award recipients will be featured in the IAIABC’s quarterly digital magazine, Perspectives, and will have the opportunity to participate in a special NextGen session being held on October 3, 2017 at the IAIABC 103rd convention in Portland, Oregon.

Sarah joined Eastern in 2011 in the newly created position of Return to Wellness Specialist. She was instrumental in launching Eastern’s ecovery®, Return to Wellness brand. In 2016, Sarah was promoted to manage Eastern’s Claim Support Center. Under her management, the Claim Support Center recruits, trains and develops individuals new to the insurance industry for future professional roles within Eastern. Sarah has over 11 years of workers’ compensation experience, in addition to a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Millersville University and a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Sarah holds Associate in Claims, Associate in Risk Management, and Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designations.

The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions is a not-for-profit association representing government agencies charged with the administration of workers’ compensation systems as well as other workers’ compensation professionals in the private sector. Its mission is to find solutions to reduce harm and aid recovery from occupational injuries and illnesses. Learn more about the IAIABC at www.iaiabc.org.

Founded in 1997, Eastern Alliance Insurance Group is a specialty underwriter of workers’ compensation products and services for businesses and organizations in the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Midwest and Gulf South regions of the United States. Eastern is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ProAssurance Corporation, and has offices in Lancaster and Wexford, Pennsylvania; Charlotte, North Carolina; Richmond, Virginia; Carmel, Indiana; Grandville, Michigan; Franklin, Tennessee; and, Madison, Mississippi. Eastern Web address is www.eains.com.

 

SOURCE:     Eastern Alliance Insurance Group

CONTACT:  Suzanne Emmet, Senior Vice President, Claims

                  (717) 239-1650, semmet@eains.com

Published November 2, 2017