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Meet the IIAW team

A group of independent insurance agents came together in 1899 to create the Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin (IIAW) headquartered in Madison, WI. Today the IIAW serves over 5,100 agents at over 600 locations representing more than $3.5 billion in premium dollars. As your agency seeks solutions to challenges and opportunities, turn to the IIAW. Our experience and knowledge combined with our vast network of insurance professionals seeks to provide you with the optimal solutions. Our Value is finding your solution. 

Our nationally recognized staff stand ready to assist with you! Contact us today and let us do the work so you don't have to! 

Matt Banaszynski

Matt Banaszynski

Chief Executive Office and Executive Vice President

Matthew Banaszynski is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin. Matt joined the IIAW in 2010.

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Mary Morrison

Mary Morrison

Administrator, Insurance Services

Mary has been the IIAW Administrator of Insurance Services for the past 30 years. She has a plethora of experience building and maintaining all aspects of the IIAW’s Professional Liability Insurance Programs including E & O Data Breach and EPLI.

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Mallory Cornell, MBA

Mallory Cornell, MBA

Director of Risk Management

Mallory is the Director of Risk Management for IIAW. Joining the team in April 2017, Mallory continues to build the risk management playbook within IIAW to provide additional resources to members. Through innovative new practices, key risks will be identified and mitigated in a tailored fashion to meet your business needs.

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Trisha Ours, CISR

Trisha Ours, CISR

Director of Insurance and Member Services

Trisha is the Director of Insurance and Member Services and joined the IIAW team in September of 2017. As a program manager for our Professional Liability products ( E&O, Data Breach, and EPLI) she will work closely with Emily and Mallory to help you maximize your member benefits.

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Emily Mydlowski

Emily Mydlowski

Insurance Services Coordinator

Emily is the Insurance Services Coordinator for the IIAW. As a program manager for our Professional Liability products (E&O, Data Breach, and EPLI), she will work closely with Mary, Trisha, and Mallory to help you maximize your member benefits.

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Leadership in a rapidly evolving industry

Learn more on how we advocate for insurance at a state and federal level to protect the role of agents moving into the future.

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