SWANA Welcomes IOA to Affinity Program


Insurance Office of America will help SWANA expand safety-related offerings

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is pleased to welcome the Insurance Office of America (IOA) to SWANA’s Affinity Program.

“I am very excited to add IOA to SWANA’s growing list of affinity programs and safety-related services,” stated SWANA Executive Director and CEO, David Biderman. “I’ve worked closely with IOA and Nathan Brainard for years and encourage companies and local governments to consider IOA when their insurance is up for renewal.”

IOA is a full-service insurance agency located around the United States. IOA helps solid waste haulers and local governments get a wide range of insurance products and has been a leader in the solid waste insurance marketplace for more than a decade.

“IOA is honored to have been selected as the Insurance and Risk Management partner for SWANA,” said Nathan Brainard, Vice President of IOA’s Environmental Practice Group. “SWANA’s commitment to furthering safety for the industry is evident in all their various publications, classes and offerings put on throughout the year.  We look forward to bringing our knowledge and expertise in the industry to current and future SWANA members.”

Brainard has spoken at SWANA events and served on various industry safety and ANSI committees for more than 15 years.

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The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is an organization of more than 10,000 public and private sector professionals committed to advancing from solid waste management to resource management through their shared emphasis on education, advocacy and research. For more than 60 years, SWANA has been the leading association in the solid waste management field. SWANA serves industry professionals through technical conferences, certifications, publications and a large offering of technical training courses.

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