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Trent Hess earns ACRA designation

By November 8, 2019October 6th, 2020Business Insurance

Author: Heather Groff, Business Insurance

Lancaster, PA, November 7, 2019 – BCF Group, an independent insurance and risk management firm, announced today that Trent Hess, Business Insurance Professional has been awarded the Accredited Cyber Risk Advisor (ACRA) designation by the Beyond Insurance Global Network. The Accredited Cyber Risk Advisor is a unique type of insurance agent who understands today’s broad range of cyber exposures, regulations and claims facing businesses both nationally and internationally.

“We are very proud of Trent Hess for his commitment to continuous improvement and professionalism in risk management. Trent earned the ACRA designation because he wanted to go above and beyond to meet our clients’ needs and reduce their cyber risk exposure,” said Brad Forney, Principal, BCF Group.

Exclusive to members of the Beyond Insurance Global Network, the ACRA professional designation consists of a fast-paced, deep dive into the complex world of cyber insurance, to train and certify select industry professionals in cyber security best practices. The ACRA program is comprised of a rigorous training curriculum, designed to teach participants how to implement Beyond Insurance’s proprietary Cyber IQRM Risk Management audit, identify client specific cyber exposures, and design comprehensive risk management plans, all while using real-world situations. To earn the designation, the ACRA candidate must successfully complete an exam to measure retention and expertise in this risk area.

Scott Addis, CPCU, CRA, CBWA, President and CEO of Beyond Insurance, said, “Trent is positioning himself to effectively deliver solutions to his clients. I am confident that both his prized clients and carriers will receive significant value from the innovation, education, and leadership that an Accredited Cyber Risk Advisor brings to the industry.”

Trent joined BCF Group in 2005 and currently works as a Business Insurance Professional in Lancaster, PA. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Millersville University.

About the Beyond Insurance™ Global Network
The equivalent to the fourth-largest insurance network in the U.S., the Beyond Insurance Global Network is comprised of select independent agencies in exclusive geographic territories with aggregated premiums of approximately $2 billion. Partners in the Beyond Insurance Global Network provide diagnostic, consultative risk management services to small- and mid-size organizations, enabling them to leverage the knowledge and connections of a nationwide network with a common purpose – protecting the assets of their clients’ business.

About BCF Group
BCF Group is a risk management firm that goes well beyond the normal traditional insurance transaction. We work hard to eliminate the frustrations that our clients encounter by offering them unique solutions that solve their issues. We are proud to be a member of the Beyond Insurance Global network gleaning off the most innovative members of our industry.

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