Marias Technology, a provider of software testing, project management, integrations, implementation services, hosting services, and more to insurance and other industries has been selected by Diamond Specialty Insurance, a startup MGA serving the Texas marketplace, to provide its Software Testing and CIO/IT Management On Demand services.

"Two things impressed us about Marias," said Laura Crabill, CEO of Diamond Specialty.

"The first was their insurance industry experience and expertise. The second was their transparency.

"We’re a start up. So, we appreciated that their communication style was open, their determination to be collaborative was strong, and their willingness to roll up their sleeves and get to work was immediate."

Diamond Specialty will employ Marias’s testing and testing management services for their core systems, including enhancements, upgrades, and new releases.

In addition, Diamond Specialty will take advantage of Marias’s CIO/IT Management on Demand as a flexible, cost-effective means of handling any other IT-related projects that may come up.

"Laura and her team are a pleasure to work with," said R. Christopher Haines, Marias Technology’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. "We’ve already established a trusting, collaborative relationship.

"And we have mutual respect for each other’s capabilities. We look forward to helping Laura and Diamond Specialty achieve their business and technology objectives."

Marias Technology, headquartered in Covington, Ohio, offers insurance technology services to small to mid-sized insurance companies.

Services range from system testing and implementation, to system hosting and management services, as well as IT management on-demand

Diamond Specialty Insurance is dedicated to providing outstanding insurance service and creative pricing for the value-driven consumer in an innovative and creative way.

By building a collaborative, energetic team and innovative products, we can serve the insurance market better than anyone else.