American Association of Insurance Management Consultants

Credentials and Designations Glossary

Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI)

(AAI (Accredited Advisor in Insurance))

Associate in Automation Management (now AIT) (AAM)

(Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) & Associate in Management (AIM))

Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR)

Associate Degree (AD)

Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS)

Associate in Insurance Account Management (AIAM)

Associate in Claims (AIC)

(AIC (Claims))



Associate in Insurnce Management (AIM)

Associate in General Insurance (AINS)


Associate in Insurance Production (AIP)

Associate in Insurance Services (AIS)

(AIS (Associate in Insurance Services))



(an ARIAS Board-Certified Arbitrator and mediator)

(and a founding partner of Goldberg Segalla.)

(and Aviation Litigation)

(and insurance)

Associate in Personal Insurance (API)

Associate in Reinsurance (ARe)

Associate Risk Management (ARM)

(ARM (Associate in Risk Management))

Associate Risk Management - Enterprise (ARM-e)


Associate in Research and Planning (ARP)


Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI)

Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU)

(AU (Underwriting))


Bachelor of Arts & Letters (BA)

(BA in Accounting)

(BBA in Risk Management & Insurance)

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Bachelor of Science in Education (BSEd)

Certified Association Executive (CAE)

Certified Account Manager (CAM)


Certified Continuity Manager (CCM)


Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS)

Chartered Fiancial Consultant (ChFC)

Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)


Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR)


Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS)

Charted Life Underwriter (CLU)


Certified Marine Insurance Professional (CMIP)

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)

(CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter))

Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA)

Certified Property Insurance Umpire (CPIU)


Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS)

(CRIS (Construction Risk & Insurance Specialist))

Certified Risk Manager (CRM)

Certified School Risk Manager (CSRM)

Certified Subrogation Recovery Professional (CSRP)



(Cyber Risk and Social Media Construction)

Executive General Aduster (EGA)





(General Liability)

(Global Insurance Services)

HAAG Certified Roof Inspector - Residential/Commercial (HCRI-R/C)

(Insurance Regulatory)



Juris Doctorate (JD)

Licensed Insurance Counselor (LIC)

(Licensed Florida Insurance Agent & Claims Adjuster)

(Licensed P&C/AL&H Producer in PA)




Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

Masters of Insurance (MI)

Management Liability Insurance Specialist (MLIS)

(Municipal and Governmental Liability)

(nationally recognized authority on bad faith)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Professional in Human Resources (PHR)

Professional in Human Resources (PHR)

Personal Lines Coverage Specialist (PLCS)

Professional Workers' Compensation Advisor (PWCA)


Registered Professional Adjuster (RPA)

Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU)




(WIND(r) Umpire/Appraiser)

Windstorm Insurance Network Certified Umpire (WIND® Umpire)