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Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022

Hirschy receives insurance designation

VW independent/submitted information

Central Insurance Companies employee Annette M. Hirschy has been awarded the professional insurance designation Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) from the American Institute of Charted Property Casualty Underwriters. This is a professional credential recognized throughout the risk management and insurance business.

Annette Hirschy

Hirschy has completed a rigorous eight-course program of academic, ethical, and experience requirements to earn the designation.

Hirschy is the daughter of Albert and Dolores Hofmann, and she and her husband, Kevin, reside in Van Wert County and have three grown sons, Chad (Whittany) Hirschy, Craig (Melissa Roop) Hirschy, and Cory (Taylor) Hirschy, and three granddaughters, Lea, Kaelynn, and Claire.  She is a member of St. Thomas Lutheran Church in rural Ohio City and a member of the Buckeye Insurance Professionals chapter of International Association of Insurance Professionals, where she has served on various committees.

Hirschy is a 1983 graduate of Van Wert High School. As a Cooperative Office Education student through what was then Vantage Vocational School, she began working at Central in June 1982 in the Home Office Agency Services Personal Lines processing unit. She also spent time in the Home Office Claims Services and Central Regional Office Claims Services departments before joining Central Regional Office’s Claims department, where she has been a claims representative in the Auto Material Damage Unit since October 1997.

Hirschy also holds the following designations: Associate in General Insurance (AINS), Associate in Insurance Services (AIS), and Associate in Claims (AIC).

The American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters is a nonprofit educational organization founded in 1942 to establish a program of professional education and certification for those employed in the property and casualty insurance business.

POSTED: 02/04/20 at 7:28 am. FILED UNDER: Business