Kathy Schuette Retirement Announcement

Sheboygan, WI, July 14, 2022 – Horizon Systems and Services, Inc. announces the retirement of Kathy Schuette. Last week we celebrated a very important person in our company. Kathy was the office admin as well as the marketing/sales, among many other duties she did for us at Horizon. Amanda Bowden is her replacement for the marketing portion and Sally Olson is the new office admin.

Kathy has 3 decades in the insurance industry. She began her career at Strategic Data Systems writing technical documentation, then she transitioned to the sales and marketing dept. She then came to Horizon and the rest is history.

Kathy’s retirement plans include traveling, fishing, and golfing. She will be missed dearly and we wish her all the best!

Horizon Systems: Insurance Automation Redefined

Here is an amazing publication that Enterpise Viewpoint wrote on our President Kurt! He discusses how we, at Horizon, are redefining insurance automation and making it better for our customers; an all-in-one platform system. We continue to be a leading-edge innovator of Property and Casualty automation solutions for the past two decades. The most recent being out-of-the-box payment integration with electronic payment processing platforms including Invoice Cloud, Paymentus, Authorize.NET and others.

“Recent alliances have provided us with the opportunity to incorporate many new strategic integrations. In keeping with our mission to provide automation with value, Horizon Systems & Services also has a focus on forming business partnerships with clients and third parties to provide extensive outsourcing solutions that reach far beyond just software,” concludes Kwekkeboom.

Horizon Systems – Insurance Automation Redefined

InsurTech Solution Providers List for 2022

As the industry is filled with a variety of solution providers, businesses are finding it to be a tough task to find the right solutions provider that fits their unique requirements. That’s why Enterprise Viewpoint developed a special edition on Insurance Technology Solution Providers for 2022. The companies who made the list are selected by their team of researchers, editors, and a panel of CEOs.

Our company was added to the 2022 InsurTech Solutions providers list. This special edition features some of the most cutting-edge solution providers who are creating a difference in the industry. Thank you for this recognition! We are feel honored to be on this list!

InsurTech Solutions Providers List 2022

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INSURETECH CONNECT (ITC) September 2022, Las Vegas, NV

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ITC hosts the world’s largest gathering of insurance leaders, tech entrepreneurs and innovators in the Property & Casualty insurance industry September 20-22 at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada. Over the course of three-days, attendees will learn about the need to showcase new innovations, increase productivity and reduce costs, and ultimately to enrich the lives of policyholders.

NAMIC 127th Annual Convention 2022 – Dallas, TX

This year’s NAMIC Convention will once again include in-person and virtual attendance options to best meet the business needs and comfort levels of you and your team.

Join NAMIC this September 18 – 21 for education, fellowship, and networking with mutual insurance company leaders. Learn about the latest issues impacting the insurance industry and what to expect on the horizon for 2022 and beyond. Be a part of the time-honored tradition of convention as we gather in Dallas to celebrate the strength of the mutual insurance industry.

Sally Olson Joins Horizon Systems as the Office Administrator

Sheboygan, WI, July 6, 2022 – Horizon Systems and Services, Inc. announces Sally Olson as the Office Administrator reporting to Kurt Kwekkeboom, President. Sally’s responsibilities include welcoming visitors, coordinating and managing appointments, purchasing supplies and equipment, performing bookkeeping tasks and overseeing travel arrangements for employees. Sally comes to Horizon Systems with over 15 years of Supply Chain and Logistics experience. Her most recent role was as an International Buyer and Logistician at a local furniture company that specializes in building hospital and lobby furniture.

In Sally’s free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter; traveling, entertaining, gardening and boating.

Joe Gratz Joins Horizon Systems as the Data Analytics Specialist

Sheboygan, WI, June 1, 2022 – Horizon Systems and Services, Inc. announces the addition of Joe Gratz as a Data Analytics Specialist, reporting to Michael C. Dillman, Chief Operating Officer. Joe’s responsibilities include data analytics, data mining, data visualization, and Business Intelligence. Joe’s expertise will be used to assist organizations in identifying opportunities for improvement based on their data. Joe graduated from Drake University with a bachelor’s degree in Data Analytics with an emphasis in Economics.

In Joe’s free time he has always enjoyed sports and is a second cameraman for a new minor league baseball team in Oconomowoc called the Lake Country DockHounds. Joe also enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Amanda Bowden Joins Horizon Systems as the Marketing Support Specialist

Sheboygan, WI, June 1, 2022 – Horizon Systems and Services, Inc. announces Amanda Bowden as the Marketing Support Specialist, reporting to Kurt Kwekkeboom, President. Amanda’s responsibilities include marketing Horizon’s flagship product All*Points – Policy and Claims Administration System, technical demonstrations, Proof of Concept and collaborating with the executive management team on proposal development during the sales cycle. Amanda previously was an Account Executive for Kramer Madison and an Associate Sales Manager at Uniek for 6 years.

In Amanda’s spare time, she is an event planner specializing in weddings and social events. Amanda also enjoys going to concerts, traveling, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and 2 dogs.

IASA Xchange™ Hybrid Conference August 29-September 1, 2021, New Orleans, LA

Join fellow insurance leaders at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, in New Orleans August 29 – September 1 to hear exciting keynote speakers and industry experts. Educational sessions, vendor exhibits, and networking opportunities exist daily, while nights are filled with the great jazz, unique culinary food, and fun that only New Orleans can provide. IASA strives to keep everyone safe by following all COVID safety protocols per the convention center and the city of New Orleans, including temperature checks upon entry at the convention center, masks, and social distancing. Check out IASA for your next educational opportunity www.iasa.org/xchange/

Where the Industry Comes Together September 19-22, 2021, Nashville, TN

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Join the Property and Casualty Insurance company leaders at The Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center for NAMIC’s 126th Annual Convention. NAMIC’s mission is to strengthen members and the mutual insurance industry by leadership in advocacy, public policy, public affairs, and business-support services. Visit namic.org/edu/convention to register in-person or virtually.

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