“The cluster platform at DAIS allows us to run our agency business separately and independently, while providing us with the opportunity to join forces with like-minded peers to achieve economies of scale. And, with the combined purchasing power comes potential for greater profit-sharing bonuses for all members. Scale also begets access. Our market access expands and the list of carriers we can tap into increases. Our efforts are further bolstered by our association with Networked’s roster of carriers.

One other intangible and invaluable benefit of the cluster experience is information exchange and interactions amongst the members on issues that are paramount to us all: business development, staff training & compensation, M&A, transition planning and exit strategies.”

– Herman Auyang
Vice President, Verity Insurance
DAIS Member since 2008

Meet the Team

Direct Access Insurance Services is a unique cluster environment offered by Networked Insurance Agents. Since 2008, the DAIS membership has created a coveted network of solid carrier relationships built on consistently substantial premium volumes and superior loss results. The stability and market impact benefit every member and strengthen the overall membership's financial position.

The principals of Networked collaborate with DAIS members to continuously improve and evolve the cluster's financial and intrinsic value. Contact us to see how DAIS goes beyond the traditional cluster.

Larry Oslie

Larry is the Chief Operating Officer, Insurance Operations for Networked Insurance Agents / Direct Access Insurance Services. Larry primarily oversees profit and growth objectives for the DAIS cluster. Larry also plays a key role in the development and expansion of carrier partner relationships. Larry joined Networked in 2003 in a sales capacity. In 2012, Larry was promoted to Senior Vice President, Sales and then in 2013 was appointed to Executive Vice President.

Prior to joining Networked, he spent 18 years with Kemper Insurance in both commercial underwriting and sales management functions. While there he held several leadership positions that included Los Angeles Branch Sales Manager and Western/Central Regions Sales Director out of Overland Park KS.

Larry began his insurance career in Canada, first as a field underwriter with General Accident Insurance of Canada and also as a loss control representative with a Canadian government-owned carrier. Larry graduated from the University of Regina, Canada with a degree in Insurance and Risk Management. He remains an Associate with the Insurance Institute of Canada. He and his wife reside in Southern California.

Kelly McRae

Kelly is the Chief Operating Officer, Insurance Support for Networked Insurance Agents. Kelly is the executive leader for the Service, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Information Technology and Office Service Teams and has been integral in his leadership and implementation of the company’s strategy and culture. Kelly’s insurance career spans more than 19 years and includes several financial leadership positions.

Prior to Networked, he was CFO and Corporate Controller for Strongwood Insurance Holdings Corp; after joining Sequoia Insurance Company in 2006 and serving as Director of Statutory Reporting and Controller. Kelly has also managed financial reporting functions for HCC Insurance Holdings and a regional subsidiary of W.R. Berkeley Corporation, where he started his insurance career.

Kelly attended Baylor University and the University of North Texas, holding both Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Accountancy and is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of Texas. A native Texan, Kelly and his family now call the Monterey Peninsula on the Central Coast of California home.

Tammy Magliola

Tammy is the Vice President, Business Development for Networked Insurance Agents and Direct Access Insurance Services (DAIS). This role allows her to manage a membership program with a continuum of options designed for partnering with independent retail agents to achieve professional excellence.

Tammy joined Networked in 2011 in a sales capacity. In 2017, Tammy was promoted to Vice President overseeing sales, affiliate membership and development and the DAIS cluster.

A licensed P&C agent, she also holds graduate and undergraduate degrees from Sierra College. Tammy has always called the Sacramento area home and stays busy outside of work with her family, gardening and travel.

Robert Hansen

Robert is the AVP Controller of Networked Insurance Agents. Robert’s insurance career spans 20 years and includes several financial managerial positions supporting the CFO. Robert is a ‘hands on’ leader, integral in both financial decisions and business execution. Robert leads general accounting, treasury, budgeting and forecasting and all other general finance functions for the company. He has been in a leadership role throughout his 13 years with Networked. Prior to that, Robert served as an accounting supervisor for a third-party administrator, a subsidiary of Health Net.

Robert attended Humboldt State University earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of California. Born in California, Robert and his family live in Sacramento.

Sandi Smith

Sandi Smith is the Operations Administrator for DAIS. Members will interface with Sandi as she supports the subcode request process and facilitates all Master Broker of Record transactions. She has been with Networked since 2000 and has held various positions in both Accounting and Service.

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