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Libby Wallace



 AVMA LIFE Trust creates new relationships to better serve members

AVMA LIFE Trust announced today that they have selected Delta Dental of Illinois to offer members of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) nationwide dental and vision insurance coverage. AVMA members can enroll in Delta Dental of Illinois dental and vision plans beginning October 16, 2017, for a January 1, 2018 effective date.

"We are pleased to offer veterinarians, their dependents and staff access to Delta Dental of Illinois, which is part of the national Delta Dental system," said Libby Wallace, CEO of AVMA LIFE. "By offering a choice of comprehensive dental and vision benefits, we are providing affordable and flexible options to AVMA members that will set the foundation for good overall health."

"Delta Dental of Illinois' mission is to provide exceptional service and improve the oral health of the communities we serve," said Karyn Glogowski, vice president of sales and service for Delta Dental of Illinois. "Our arrangement with AVMA LIFE will allow us to continue to fulfill our mission by providing quality dental and vision benefits to AVMA LIFE's members to help ensure a lifetime of good oral health and vision."

For over 60 years, AVMA LIFE Trust has been committed to supporting the veterinary profession by providing quality insurance products like the ones offered by Delta Dental of Illinois. To continue to provide members with the insurance products and professional services they deserve, AVMA LIFE Trust has selected Pearl Insurance as its new program administrator, effective February 1, 2017. Pearl Insurance's dedication to the association marketplace and their intense customer focus is key to providing a great member experience to veterinarians and their families.

Since 1956 AVMA LIFE Trust has been committed to providing insurance coverage that is right for veterinarians at every stage of their lives and careers; from veterinary school and on into retirement. They serve the veterinary profession by providing life, disability and related insurance services to more than 28,000 veterinarians and their families nationwide. Contact Libby Wallace, AVMA LIFE Trust CEO, at 847-348-5026 with questions or for additional information.

About Pearl Insurance
Founded in 1954, Pearl Insurance is a top-50 U.S. insurance broker specializing in sponsored and endorsed insurance programs for professional associations throughout the U.S. With a long history of successfully building and growing professional liability, business insurance, and life & health insurance programs in all 50 states, Pearl works with all of the leading underwriters to market, sell, and administer comprehensive programs to promote membership value and deliver an outstanding customer experience.

About Delta Dental of Illinois
Delta Dental of Illinois is one of 39 member companies that make up the Delta Dental system. Delta Dental member companies cover more than one third of all Americans with dental insurance. Delta Dental of Illinois is a not-for-profit dental service corporation that provides dental benefit programs to individuals and more than 5,500 employee groups throughout Illinois. Delta Dental of Illinois covers 2 million individuals, employees and family members nationwide. Delta Dental of Illinois is based in Naperville, Illinois and offers single-site administration and client services.

DeltaVision is provided by ProTec Insurance, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Dental of Illinois, in association with EyeMed Vision Care networks.

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