Kym Martell, CRM, CIC, CRIS, AAI

Facilitator, Independent Performance Coach to The Institutes

With over 25 years experience in the insurance industry Kym brings Polestar and its clients, a wealth of experience from her diverse background, which includes Agency Management, Risk Management, Sales, Claims and Fraud Prevention, Errors and Omissions and  Customer Service.

During her long and productive business career, Kym discovered she had a love for and a talent in training insurance professionals. As a result, she left the corporate world in 1995 and founded K.M. Associates- Insurance Management and Training Consultants.

As a national speaker, Kym’s enthusiastic and engaging style provides a practical yet interactive platform for training and learning. Her motto is “you can learn and have fun!”

Kym has designed, developed  and written continuing education and professional training programs for a variety of clients, including professional organizations, insurance companies, agents and brokers. She serves as a faculty member of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of New Jersey (IIABNJ)  and on the National Faculty of the IIAA for the Agency E&O Risk Management Program.

Her extensive corporate and consulting experience perfectly positions Kym to provide technical as well as sales and agency management training to insurance professionals at all levels and her superior communication skills are assets specifically suited to her  coaching role.

Kym holds several professional designations including Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS) and the Accredited Advisor of Insurance (AAI).

Kym resides in Asbury Park, New Jersey. She loves cooking and is an outdoor enthusiastic which includes walking, hiking and golfing.