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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.

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The May/June 2019 issue of ITA PRO magazine is now available in digital format! Just click on this link: http://www.itapro-digital.org/itapro/may_june_2019

In this issue, we recognize startup insurer Berkley One, the recipient of the prestigious ITA 2019 Bridge Award. Meet Craig Lowenthal, VP, Information Technology and Susan Vella, SVP of the Customer Experience Group, as they explain how technology and innovation are built into the very fabric of the company. 

National Life Group realized that customer expectations were changing and took steps to transform their business to make customer interaction as smooth as possible. Their mission was to create a digital experience that ensured that their customers -- both agents and policyholders -- are delighted with National Life.

CIOs are being pressured daily to deliver dynamic and robust digital capabilities. It's one of the reasons Mutual Benefit Group decided to take one of its core applications -- claims -- to the cloud as a faster alternative to on-premises deployments.

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For more information, contact Jim Daggett at jim@itapro.org