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Assurance VP named Intermodal Association of Chicago president

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Greg Sand, vice president at Schaumburg-based Assurance, has recently been elected president of the Intermodal Association of Chicago.

The association is a part of Intermodal Association of North America, which represents more than 1,000 member companies and $40 billion value of the North American Intermodal market. Members include all facets of the intermodal industry, namely railroads, draymen, freight forwarders, intermodal marketing companies, maintenance and repair providers, equipment lessors, parts suppliers and many others. Since 2013, Sand has served as vice president and treasurer.

As president, Sand plans to leverage his intermodal transportation expertise and deep knowledge in risk management to enhance the educational offerings and collaborative opportunities offered to Association members. He plans to tackle industry issues and challenges through developing best practice guidelines and industry-specific educational trainings. In addition, the Association supports a generous scholarship fund, and during his time as president, Sand and the board of directors anticipate enriching the fund and its benefits to members and their families.

Sand is a vice president at Assurance with over 17 years of business insurance experience. Over the past seven years, he's developed a deep understanding for the transportation industry, especially in the intermodal auto insurance field across the United States.