RICHFIELD, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 12, 2018--Smart Business   Magazine has honored National Interstate Insurance Company President and CEO Tony Mercurio as a Smart 50 Award recipient for the third year in a row. The Corporate College Smart 50 Awards, hosted by Smart Business, will recognize the top executives of 50 companies in the region for their ability to effectively build and lead savvy organizations.

“I’m honored to receive Smart Business Magazine ’s Smart 50 Award,” said Mr. Mercurio. “This award is a testament to the innovative and sustainable approach National Interstate Insurance continues to take toward building a leading specialty property and casualty insurance company and to our committed and talented workforce.”

Throughout Mr. Mercurio’s 21-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 collaborative approach to commercial transportation insurance has created meaningful business relationships with our customers, paving the way for sustained growth.”

Mr. Mercurio will be honored at the annual Smart 50 Awards event at the Intercontinental Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio on June 27, 2018.

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 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.

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