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Richfield, Ohio – July 19, 2017– National Interstate Insurance Company ("National Interstate") made the short list of nominees in two categories for Captive Review’s 2017 U.S. Captive Awards: Captive Management–Group Captives and New Captive Formation, a new award for 2017.

The New Captive Formation nomination recognizes National Interstate’s MEDIC® Captive Insurance Program, created in July 2015. In launching the MEDIC Program, National Interstate created an opportunity to offer best-in-class ambulance operators a unique insurance solution.

The nomination for Captive Management-Group Captives observes National Interstate’s 20+ year history as an industry-leading transportation insurer providing unique risk transfer programs and services.

"We are proud to be a leading provider of alternative risk transfer solutions to the transportation industry and honored to be recognized by Captive Review," said Tony Mercurio, President & CEO of National Interstate. "We offer over a dozen group captive programs as well as alternative risk transfer risk solutions for individual insureds and continually work with our customers and business partners to address their ever changing insurance needs."

For more information on National Interstate’s alternative risk transfer programs, please contact Chris Mikolay, Vice President of National Accounts at 800-929-1500 x1407 or


About National Interstate

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 provide insurance solutions that address 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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