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Richfield, Ohio – June 27, 2017 – Smart Business Magazine has honored National Interstate Insurance Company President and CEO Tony Mercurio as a Smart 50 Award recipient for the second year in a row. Smart Business’s Smart 50 Awards recognize top regional executives for their ability to effectively build and lead innovative and “smart” organizations.

“I’m honored to receive Smart Business Magazine’s Smart 50 Award,” said Mr. Mercurio. “This award is a testament to the innovative approach National Interstate has taken toward commercial transportation insurance and to our committed and talented workforce.”

Throughout Mr. Mercurio’s 20-year tenure, National Interstate has set itself apart by building an insurance experience tailored to the unique needs of its customers. Mr. Mercurio added, “Our partnership approach to commercial transportation insurance has created meaningful business relationships with our insureds, paving the way for sustained growth.”

Mr. Mercurio will be honored at the annual Smart 50 Awards event at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven in Cleveland, Ohio on June 29, 2017.


About National Interstate Corporation

An Insurance Experience Built Around You

National Interstate Insurance Company offers insurance products and services, including alternative risk transfer programs, focused on the transportation industry. We strive to meet the unique needs of our customers, which include passenger, moving and storage, and truck transportation companies. National Interstate and its insurance subsidiaries, Vanliner Insurance Company and Triumphe Casualty Company, are rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Founded in 1989, we are headquartered in Richfield, Ohio with operations in Kapolei, Hawaii and Fenton, Missouri.

National Interstate is a member of Great American Insurance Group. The members of Great American Insurance Group are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG). AFG’s common stock is listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFG.

Amanda Genther, Media Relations
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