Steve Appel has been elected chairman of TechAssure Association Inc., an international consortium of independent insurance agents and brokers with a focus in technology-related risks and extensive expertise in cyber, life sciences and cleantech industries. He is vice president at Gregory & Appel Insurance.
“I am excited to pass the torch of leadership to my esteemed colleague, Steve Appel of Gregory & Appel,” said Brian Schermerhorn, 2021 TechAssure Chairman. “Steve has been an active member of TechAssure and has served admirably on the Executive Committee for the last 3+ years. TechAssure will be in very good hands with Steve leading!”
As Chairman, Appel will work directly with TechAssure committee chairs and strategic partners to ensure that the association’s goals and objectives are reached. He has over 16 years of insurance industry experience and has been involved with TechAssure since 2008.
“I am honored by this opportunity to serve as the TechAssure Chairman for 2022. Since my first TechAssure meeting over a decade ago, I am continually impressed with the talent and technical expertise of our members,” said Appel. “The close relationships we have developed and the collaborative sharing of best practices is at the core of TechAssure’s value proposition, which provides members the expertise to serve our dynamic roster of global clients. I am excited to help our members continue to provide industry thought leadership.”