Michael J. Kelly has been named president of the U.S. Travel Insurance Association (UStiA), a national association of travel insurance carriers and agencies, third-party administrators, travel assistance providers and related businesses. Kelly is president and CEO of On Call International, a leading provider of medical, security and travel assistance.
In this role, Kelly’s responsibilities include directing the growth strategy for the association to continue providing a positive forum for the industry to engage on best practices, challenges and innovative solutions, while educating the public.
“We are honored to have Mike Kelly as our new president,” said Jim Grace, past president of the organization. “Kelly brings more than 25 years of successful experience and thought leadership within the travel industry. We are certain he will provide a significant contribution to the UStiA.”
The UStiA is a non-profit association of insurance carriers and allied businesses involved in the development, administration and marketing of travel insurance and assistance.
In addition to his role as president of UStiA, Kelly previously served as vice president and has been a founding board member since 2004. On Call makes available medical, personal, travel, concierge and security services to more than 13 million customers annually.
Prior to this venture, Kelly was president of International SOS Assistance, chief executive officer of International Medical Care Ltd. and held several senior positions in marketing and sales at American Express.