LONGWOOD, Fla. (May 6, 2021) – Insurance Office of America is pleased to welcome Stephanie Brewer to its telecommunications team as director of telecommunications safety and compliance. Stephanie will work with IOA telecommunications clients as well as USA Telecom Insurance Services clientele.
Stephanie brings with her over 14 years’ experience with a large telecommunications tower construction company having worked in many areas of the organization, specifically risk and compliance. She will be available to assist clients in risk and safety, compliance coaching, training, and operational efficiencies.
“We’re excited to have Stephanie join the team. With her extensive background and enthusiasm for her clients, she is a great fit,” said IOA Regional President and USA Telecom President Bruce Eades. “We’re looking forward to Stephanie applying her in-depth knowledge of client contract compliance, subcontractor management, risk management, and safety compliance to our telecom client relationships throughout the country.”
Stephanie serves as the chair of the advisory board for the Telecommunications Industry Registered Apprenticeship Program (TIRAP) and on the board of governors of the National Wireless Safety Alliance (NWSA). She previously served on the NWSA Task Force and currently is a member of the NWSA Written Exam Management Committee, as well as a member of the ANSI/ASSP A10.48 standard editing committee.
Stephanie is actively involved in initiatives to improve overall industry safety as she serves on several NATE: The Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association (NATE) committees, including the Women of NATE (WON), Member Services, and Safety Equipment Manufacturers. She is the NATE Wireless Industry Network (WIN) state liaison for Illinois.
Stephanie serves on the APEX board for Avetta and Avetta’s Telecommunications Subcommittee. She also is a member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) and Women’s Wireless Leadership Forum (WWLF).
ABOUT USA TELECOM INSURANCE SERVICES
USA Telecom Insurance Services Inc. is a full-service property and casualty program administrator specializing in nationwide insurance coverage for the telecom industry. Its insurance program is the only all lines property and casualty insurance program in the United States that exceeds industry insurance requirements by carriers and contractors. For more information, visit www.usatelecomins.com.
ABOUT INSURANCE OFFICE OF AMERICA
Insurance Office of America (IOA) is a full-service insurance agency founded in 1988 by John Ritenour and Valli Ritenour. Today, IOA is led by Chairman and CEO Heath Ritenour, and it is one of the fastest-growing independent agencies in the United States. IOA is ranked 11th on Insurance Journal’s 2020 Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies report and 25th on Business Insurance’s 2020 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business list. IOA was named a National Underwriter Agency of the Year in 2018. Headquartered in Longwood, Florida, part of the greater Orlando community, IOA has more than 1,300 associates located in over 60 locations in the U.S. and Northern Ireland. For more information, visit www.ioausa.com.
Bevrlee J. Lips