Press Release: AAIS Strengthens Product Teams with Addition of New Leader for Commercial Lines and Inland Marine

LATEST NEWS: AAIS Strengthens Product Teams with Addition of New Leader for Commercial Lines and Inland Marine

AAIS welcomes insurance industry veteran Chris Slater to head up its expanding Commercial Lines & Inland Marine programs, joining new Product Leaders for Auto Insurance and Farm and Ag programs.

LISLE, IL., October 13, 2022 - The American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) is excited to welcome Chris Slater as its newest product manager, heading Commercial Lines and Inland Marine product teams. Slater has over 16 years of experience providing thorough and skillful underwriting and product management for leading insurance carriers while working at Jewell Insurance and Associates, SBI Insurance Agency, Information Providers, Inc. and most recently AIG. He also served in the US Army, which he proudly credits for his strong work ethic. 

Slater has a strong background in business development, risk assessment and project management, as well as experience in training and developing insurance underwriters and producers through effective coaching and mentorship. His experience providing technical leadership to associate underwriters and staff related to filed rates, rules and forms impacting the business will be a valuable asset to AAIS and its growing community of Members.

“My passion is in taking the time to collaborate,“ shared Slater. “I enjoy placing carriers in a better position to make informed decisions on what product or service is best for them, by customizing plans, researching the best options for their needs and budget. I don’t sell; I educate.“

Slater joins a reinforced team of AAIS product leaders, including newly appointed program managers Ash Naik, AAIS Product Manager - Auto, and Casey Davis, AAIS Product Manager – Farm & Agribusiness.

“AAIS is thrilled to have Chris join our team of industry leading experts and introducing an even stronger level of exemplary service to our Members,” shared John Kadous, VP of Products at AAIS. “We are excited to see our Members benefit from his experience in tailor made solutions and working one-on-one with each of his clients to help grow their business through the use of modern AAIS tools and technology.”

To find out how you can Be Modern with AAIS’s All Access Membership, or to discover how our team can help you enhance your business through our modern line of products, tools and resources, please visit our website at or reach out directly to Chris Slater at or 630.457.3215.



John Greene
Director - Marketing & Communications


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Source: Globe Newswire