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FIRST Canada Announced As Official Sponsor of The Insurance Podcast

February 19, 2019   by FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada

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TORONTO, ON, FEB. 19, 2019/insPRESS/ – FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada), the industry leader in payment solutions, is pleased to announce it is the official sponsor of The Insurance Podcast, a podcast dedicated to topics relevant to the Canadian insurance industry.

A Canadian production founded and hosted by Peter Tessier, The Insurance Podcast explores topics specific to the insurance industry, products, professionals, and technology with a variety of industry leaders as guests.

“We’re proud to be the first official sponsor of The Insurance Podcast,” said Crystal Macklin, senior vice president, marketing and communications, FIRST Canada. “With our culture of innovation and as dedicated supporters of the industry, we felt The Insurance Podcast was a perfect fit.”

“It was important to me that our sponsor added value to our audience, said Peter Tessier, founder and host of The Insurance Podcast. “FIRST Canada’s innovative solutions for the industry fit well with my vast podcast topics and guests. I couldn’t be happier to have FIRST Canada as our exclusive sponsor.”

You can listen and subscribe to The Insurance Podcast by visiting


About FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada

FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada (FIRST Canada) provides the Canadian Insurance Market with innovate payment solutions. Brokers, MGAs, and carriers can partner with FIRST Canada and expand their offering to provide more value, choice, and convenience for all their clients. The combined strength of FIRST Canada’s dedicated team, evolved offering, and innovative platform positions its partners to meet the demanding future of the Canadian Insurance landscape armed with market-leading solutions for success. FIRST Canada is part of Wintrust (Nasdaq: WTFC) a financial services company with more than $30 billion in assets and a part of the largest premium finance companies in North America. Follow FIRST Canada on LinkedIn and Twitter. For more about the company, visit


About The Insurance Podcast

The Insurance Podcast is a Canadian production founded and hosted by Peter Tessier. With his vast industry and broker experience, Peter Tessier explores the relevant issues within the P&C insurance sector with a variety of industry leader guests. Follow The Insurance Podcast on Twitter and for more information, visit


Media contacts:

Crystal Macklin 
SVP Marketing, FIRST Insurance Funding of Canada 

647 308 4944

Peter Tessier 
Founder, The Insurance Podcast

204 770 3189

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