NAPSLO's Next Generation

NAPSLO's Next Generation is a dynamic group of insurance professionals under the age of 40 who are currently employed by NAPSLO member firms.  NAPSLO's Next Generation assists the Association attract new college graduates and young professionals to the surplus lines insurance industry, encourages the exchange of educational and industry critical information amongst members, promotes professionalism amongst members, and is an avenue for young insurance professionals to become more involved in the surplus lines community.

A six-member Next Generation Leadership Council (NGLC) is appointed within the NAPSLO committee structure. The NGLC Co-Chairs serve on the Career Development & Next Generation Committee and coordinate the efforts of the NGLC. The other appointed members of the NGLC engage with other NAPSLO committees on work relevant to Next Generation. 

Joining NAPSLO’s Next Generation

All employees of NAPSLO member firms who are under the age of 40 are eligible and encouraged to participate in the work of this dynamic and growing group.  Please click on the link below and complete the membership application to receive Next Generation communication. 

NAPSLO's Next Generation membership application

NAPSLO’s Next Generation Events

NAPSLO’s Next Generation hosts a number of events allowing young professionals to network with one another. Upcoming Next Generation events include:

  • There are no upcoming events at this time.
Additionally, NAPSLO’s Next Generation members are also encouraged to network amongst themselves informally.  Local happy hours are organized by individual members throughout the country.  Members interested in arranging a happy hour or other event in their area should contact a member of the Next Generation Leadership Council. 

Volunteering with Next Generation

NAPSLO's Next Generation is always looking for committed individuals to help in its work of assisting NAPSLO in meeting its goals. A large part of Next Generation's work involves partnering with the NAPSLO Career Development & Next Generation Committee to reach college students. If you would like to be part of that outreach, please e-mail Justin Mohn,, with your full name, firm, contact info, alma mater and nearby schools you would be able to visit.

Next Generation members are also encouraged to apply to serve on NAPSLO's standing committees. Information about committee participation is made available to all NAPSLO members each July. 


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2015 First Quarter
2014 Fourth Quarter
2014 Third Quarter
2014 Second Quarter
2014 First Quarter
2013 Third Quarter
2013 Second Quarter
2013 First Quarter

Next Generation Leadership Council

John Farrey, Burns & Farrey
Robert Sanders, Preferred Specialty

Josh Ammons, AmWINS Brokerage
Steve Eilers, Gen Re
Jennifer Kessel, USG Insurance Services
Melissa Mears, Zurich

A NAPSLO’s Next Generation membership directory is available here (updated 5/4/15).