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Larissa Tosch

Chief Information Officer

Glatfelter Insurance Group

Larissa Tosch joined Glatfelter Insurance Group in August 1999 as a COBOL developer responsible for Y2K updates. From there, she held leadership positions of increasing responsibility, including a position within the Insurance Company Operations business area, Application Director, Project Management Officer, and CIO.

As an Applications Director, Larissa managed nearly all applications at various times. Beginning in 2005, she was responsible for Core Insurance systems for Policy Rating and Issuance, Claims, Billing, and the Data Warehouse. In 2008, she assumed responsibility for the corporate systems including CRM, websites, portals, and imaging. In 2009, Larissa started Glatfelter’s PMO program and governance initiatives. Larissa became CIO in 2014.

The broad perspective of applications, coupled with business unit experience has provided Larissa with a unique perspective on Glatfelter’s IT department. The opportunity to see IT both from within and through the eyes of the business is a rare and enlightening experience.

Larissa graduated from Elizabethtown College, with a BS in Computer Science, and received her MBA from York College. She resides in York, PA, and is active in her community supporting various charities.

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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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