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Endris, Parker Join Higginbotham/Swantner & Gordon in Texas

Commercial insurance brokers Aaron Endris and Bryan Parker joined the Swantner & Gordon branch office of Higginbotham in Corpus Christi, Texas. Endris joins as manager of the bond department and Parker as associate of property/casualty insurance, concentrating his service to …

Higginbotham Acquires Share of Willis of Texas Inc.’s Operations

Higginbotham has purchased a portion of Willis of Texas Inc.’s operations. The transaction includes Willis of Texas’ operations in San Antonio, McAllen, Victoria and Tyler. Combined, they add 35 employees and one new geographic market to Higginbotham’s Texas footprint. The …

Higginbotham/Swantner & Gordon Adds Two Brokers in Corpus Christi

Commercial property/casualty insurance brokers Arthur Haas and Jeffrey King joined the Swantner & Gordon branch office of Higginbotham in Corpus Christi, Texas. Haas will serve the general business sector while King will concentrate on energy and habitational accounts. Haas was …

Higginbotham and Odessa, Texas-Based Edgmon Insurance Agency Merge

Independent insurance brokers Higginbotham, based in Fort Worth, and Edgmon Insurance Agency, headquartered in Odessa, Texas, have merged their operations. Edgmon Insurance is a family-owned agency going on its third generation. Founded in 1986 by Pauline Appel, the agency was …

Texas-Based Talon Insurance Agency Merges with Higginbotham

Higginbotham, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, and Talon Insurance Agency announced the merger of their operations. Both are independent insurance firms based in Texas providing commercial and personal insurance, risk management and employee benefit services. Talon Insurance Agency has a …

Higginbotham Hires Ponder as AVP, Loss Control, for South Texas

Alan W. Ponder has joined the Houston office of insurance brokerage and financial services firm, Higginbotham, as assistant vice president of loss control. Ponder will apply his three-decade career in loss prevention to identify exposures and implement hazard control programs …

Safe Harbor Benefits Navigates to Higginbotham

Independent insurance broker Safe Harbor Benefits, located in Arlington, Texas, has merged with Fort Worth-based Higginbotham, the companies announced. Safe Harbor Benefits was opened in 1996 by Bryan Keathley, a life and health insurance broker with a professional background as …

Swift Joins Higginbotham/Swantner & Gordon as Marketing Manager

Phil Swift has accepted a position as marketing manager at the Houston office of Swantner & Gordon Insurance Agency, an independent brokerage that merged with Higginbotham in 2010. Swift has 33 years of insurance marketing experience and currently serves as …

Capital Benefits Group in Texas Becomes a Higginbotham Company

Higginbotham and Capital Benefits Group have merged their operations, becoming what the companies believe to be the largest independent insurance and financial services employer in Central Texas. Higginbotham provides property/casualty insurance and employee benefit services, and Capital Benefits provides employee …

Sawyer Insurance Agency Merges with Higginbotham in Dallas

Higginbotham announced that Sawyer Insurance Agency has merged with its Dallas office. Sawyer Insurance in Richardson, Texas, has been owned and operated by agent Mike Sawyer since 1975. He and two insurance professionals provide personal and commercial coverage to clients …