The designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) has been conferred upon Paul W. Kosmal, Account Executive, Allied Insurance Managers, Inc. following Mr. Kosmal’s successful completion of a rigorous insurance education program sponsored by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors.

The announcement was made by Dr. William T. Hold, President of the Society of CIC, who conferred the designation on Mr. Kosmal in an official ceremony conducted in Mount Pleasant, MI. The Society of CIC is a key member of The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research, the nation’s preeminent provider of insurance and risk management education. The National Alliance conducts more than 2,500 programs annually, throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Currently, less than 5% of all insurance professionals throughout the country have received the CIC designation.

Mr. Kosmal has demonstrated his professional competence through the successful completion of the five CIC institutes and comprehensive written examinations focusing on all major fields of insurance, insurance management, and agency operations.Paul is a graduate of Western Michigan University, with a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Sales and Business Marketing. Paul started his insurance career as a Commercial Lines Underwriter for The Cincinnati Insurance Company. He believes that this experience helped guide him and has made him a better insurance counselor.