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Lawrence Fortin

Chief Information Officer

Millers Mutual Group

Larry Fortin is the CIO with Millers Mutual Group out of Harrisburg, Pa. He started his career in software development within the insurance space after converting from the electrical engineering field. With a degree in business from Norwich University and a Master’s certificate in IT Project Management from George Washington University, Fortin has managed large multinational technology implementations.

Fortin is in the process of migrating the company from an AS400 legacy environment to a server based environment with a complete transformation of front and back office systems to include policy administration, claims, billing, commission, reinsurance, agency and employee portals, business intelligence applications and predictive analytics.

Fortin managed the insurance practice of a national technology consulting firm for six years and then as the firm’s northern operations manager over a two-year period. Prior to the consulting role, Fortin held other positions within IT operations for two other national and multinational insurance organizations.


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ITA Mission Statement

The goal of the Insurance Technology Association is to provide members with opportunities to collaborate, educate, network, share, and use knowledge related to insurance technology. The ITA serves the insurance technology community as a resource and is dedicated to serving this specialized sector of the industry. Publications and educational programs created by the ITA are geared to professionals interested in or charged with evaluating, implementing, and marketing insurance-specific technology systems or services.

ITA publications

The current issue of ITA Pro Magazine is October, 2017. The cover story, “Cross the Line,” features John Kessler, chief strategy officer for Motorists Insurance Group, as he explains how Motorists has shifted much of its attention to the commercial lines side of the market. Another feature, “The Spiraling of Insurtech,” looks at how investor groups have led the charge in bringing carriers and insurtechs together. The third feature, Think Differently,” examines how claims centers have become laboratories for insurance carriers and new technology In addition you will find features such as:

  • George Grieve's column on the implementation of third-party software, and how carriers need to know their job and not expect others to pick up the slack.
  • Karen Furtado’s Innovation Corner column is on SMA’s 10th anniversary and how they will pass along some predictions for the next decade in insurance and technology
  • In Newsmakers, Rod Travers tells why he left the consulting world for the top spot in the insurance industry’s largest association.

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Information on the ITA Pro Buyers' Guide, and how vendors can be a part of it

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