Mike Smith to Speak at Mortgage Bankers Association Conference


Axis Insurance Services is pleased to announce that CEO Mike Smith will be attending the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)Commercial/Multifamily Servicing and Technology Conference in Chicago. It will take place at the Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk from May 9th to the 12th. Mike will be speaking along with Jason Berry, COO of Slatt Capital, Kevin McCollam, Sr IT Manager/Product Owner of Northmarq and Brian L Hansen, Managing director of CWCapital Asset Management LLC on May 11th at 2:15 Central Time. Their topic of discussion will be managing Cyber Security Risk with outside vendors and the procedures companies have put in place to protect themselves.(Link)

When asked, Mike replied, “I am looking forward to speaking on a panel with Jason Berry and Brian Hanson; two well respected mortgage and finance professionals and adding what I can for the Mortgage Brokers Association.”

About Mike Smith

President, founder and CEO of Axis Insurance Services, LLC, a national professional liability broker specializing in the real estate industry. His company celebrates its 25th year anniversary next year and over the course of that time has insured thousands of real estate professionals including Mortgage broker and bankers, title and escrow agents, real estate agents and brokers, private equity funds, Real Estate Investment trust and related entities. Mike is former practicing CPA with Cooper & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse (Now PWC), a former chief financial offer and now provides insurance products and consulting services to hundreds of current mortgage professionals of all shapes and sizes.

About Axis Insurance Services

At Axis Insurance Services, LLC, we’re proud of our reputation in building highly customized insurance solutions for all types of professional service companies and their employees. We believe our diverse product options and outstanding customer service help us earn our clients’ trust and loyalty.

What sets us apart from other insurance brokers is our deep understanding of the market and our ability to tailor coverage options in sync with our clients’ objectives. Professional and Management Liability policies can be a commodity – we only build custom coverage solutions that work.

Formed in 1999, Axis Insurance Services, LLC is a nationwide leader in the professional and management liability insurance industry, developing innovative risk management solutions for today’s evolving businesses. We offer insurance programs to a broad array of professionals and industries, including insurance agents/brokers, attorneys, commercial real estate firms, technology, healthcare/medical, financial institutions, architects/engineers, consulting firms, media, and many others.

Given our strong presence among insurance agents and brokers, it only made sense to create a wholesale division: We launched PLRisk Advisors, Inc. in 2014 and today the two firms provide retail and wholesale coverage solutions for Cyber Liability & Privacy/Network Security, Errors and Omissions, Directors and Officers, Employment Practices Liability, Commercial Crime and Fiduciary coverage.

Website: www.axisins.com

About The Mortgage Brokers Association (MBA)

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the national association representing the real estate finance industry, an industry that employs more than 400,000 people in virtually every community in the country. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the association works to ensure the continued strength of the nation's residential and commercial real estate markets, to expand homeownership, and to extend access to affordable housing to all Americans. MBA promotes fair and ethical lending practices and fosters professional excellence among real estate finance employees through a wide range of educational programs and a variety of publications. Its membership of more than 2,200 companies includes all elements of real estate finance: independent mortgage banks, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts, REITs, Wall Street conduits, life insurance companies, credit unions, and others in the mortgage lending field. For additional information, visit MBA's website: www.mba.org.