West Hartford, CT – September 10, 2021 — ACCEL Compliance, a leading provider of regulatory compliance technology solutions for high growth agents and brokers, announced today that insurance industry technology entrepreneurs Bill Kuebler and Tom McCoy will join the ACCEL leadership team. Kuebler has been named Chief Executive Officer and will lead the next phase of ACCEL’s exponential growth, while McCoy will serve as Chief Business Development Officer.
ACCEL Compliance co-founder and President, Mike Griffin, said, “Since our launch in 2017, our agent and broker customers have embraced our initial product offerings, which have primarily focused on insurance department licensing and secretary of state filings. We have also received considerable interest in broader regulatory technology product offerings, particularly in the area of surplus lines tax and regulatory compliance. We are thrilled to welcome Bill Kuebler and Tom McCoy to the ACCEL team to help meet the needs of our customers and accelerate our growth.”
Kuebler commented, “We are excited to join forces with ACCEL Compliance. With their deep expertise and industry focus, ACCEL is well positioned to develop additional regulatory technology products to meet the needs of this broad segment of the insurance industry.”
Chuck Welsh, ACCEL co-founder and Chairman, added, “ACCEL Compliance seeks to help our customers make compliance management a strength while at the same time removing client pain points. By adding a proven insurance technology development team, we will be able to better leverage technology to improve service efficiencies, expand our offerings, and eventually deliver SaaS solutions to our customers.”
Kuebler added, “Working with Chuck Welsh and Mike Griffin over the last 2 years, we have been extremely impressed by ACCEL’s singular commitment to removing regulatory obstacles so their customers can focus on growth of their business. ACCEL is clearly a team of innovators who are never satisfied with the status quo. Together, we are committed to building first in class industry-tailored software solutions designed to power the growth of our customers.”
About ACCEL Compliance
ACCEL Compliance helps growth-minded insurance agents and brokers focus on profitable growth by providing efficient, technology-enabled regulatory and compliance services. ACCEL’s team of insurance regulatory specialists spend every day working with regulators and the ever-changing complexities of insurance requirements so customers can access full-time insurance compliance specialists yet only pay for what they need. ACCEL services include producer and entity licensing and maintenance, annual report management, surplus lines compliance and other strategic compliance consulting services and technology solutions.
About Kuebler and McCoy
- Bill Kuebler is an insurance industry software entrepreneur with a track record of successfully building software and related services companies serving property and casualty companies, agents and brokers and third-party administrators. He has held leadership positions at companies including OneShield, Clear Data Strategies, Insurity, InsuranceDecisions, Aon and Pyramid Services.
- Tom McCoy was previously chief information officer (CIO) at American International Group (AIG) and also served as an executive at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).