DVIC names NickSan Filippo as regional director
Disabled Veterans Insurance Careers, dedicated to helping disabled U.S. veterans by providing new opportunities for training and employment in the insurance industry,announces the appointment of Nick San Filippo, founder and president of American Insurance Services, as a regional director.
“Nick is a tireless and inspirational leader,” said James Pender, DVIC co-founder and chairman.His passion and experience make Nick the perfect person to help us guide this organization.”
San Filippo has been in the insurance industry since 1976. Established in 1986, American Insurance Services is one of the most successful independent agencies in New Jersey with an underlying principal built on the understanding that good partners, good business, excellent customer service and quality ethics make all the difference in establishing a successful insurance agency.
“I am honored that DVIC has empowered me to promote its opportunities, goals and ambitions,”said San Filippo. “Joining their effort to give back to the U.S. veterans who have served our country provides renewed passion to America’s workforce.”
American Insurance Services serves clients throughout New Jersey offering affordable homeowners and car insurance, individual or family life and health insurance coverage as well as whole, universal and term life insurance coverage. A full selection of small business insurance coverage is available, including employee health insurance plans,employee life insurance, business liability insurance, business property insurance and workers compensation insurance, as well as business auto fleet insurance.
DVIC’s strategic board includes James R. Pender CPCU, CLU, ChFC, ARM, BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company, co-founder and chairman; Gary V. Trippe CIC, BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company, co-founder; Lee Knapp, Knapp Consultants, founding member; Brady Polansky, Polansky Enterprises, founding member; Jon Bidwell, Chubb Insurance Group, founding member; Walter J. Gdowski, The Rough Notes Company; James R.Hackbarth, Assurex Global; Robert M. Menke, Bankers Insurance Group; George(Shad) A. Steadman III, Rutherfoord, A Marsh & McLennan Agency; retired U.S. Air Force Capt. Gerald J. Sullivan, The Sullivan Group; and John Wepler,Marsh Berry.
The organization’s operating board consists of retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Gary L.Bryant; retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. James L. Dozier; Roger C. Mercado Jr., Community Cooperative Ministries Inc.; Pender; Trippe; Kathy Pender, Kathy Pender M.A., L.P.C.C.;and retired insurance agency executive Gay Trippe.
Disabled Veterans Insurance Careers is a nonprofit organization with the mission to educate-train and generate meaningful employment opportunities for physically disabled veterans who will excel at pro-actively cross-selling personal lines insurance products on behalf of leading independent insurance agencies.
For additional information, call 239-433-8523 or visit www.DVIC.us.