Articles by Stephanie K. Jones

Best Agency to Work For: Upshaw Insurance Agency

One of the things the employees of Upshaw Insurance in Amarillo, Texas, say they like best about their agency is its caring spirit — not only in regard to the employees themselves but to the communities they serve. Founded in …

Best Agency to Work For Midwest: Korotkin Insurance Group

Korotkin Insurance Group (KIG) in Southfield, Michigan, may be more than 100 years old, but it’s definitely not stagnating and that’s a definite plus, according to those who work there. With 55 employees and annual revenues in the $1 million …

Best Agency to Work For Midwest: DSP Insurance Services

Always do what’s best for the customer. That’s one of the guiding principles at Schaumburg, Ill.-based DSP Insurance Services that employees cited over and over again in 2020 Insurance Journal’s Best Agencies to Work For survey as a reason why …

Best Agency to Work For South Central: INSURICA

With nearly six hundred employees and annual revenues of $115 million, Oklahoma City-based INSURICA may be a large agency with offices around the country but its employees still say that being at work is like being with family, albeit an …

Best Agency to Work For Midwest: The Starr Group

“I LOVE working for this business. I look forward to working each day!!!” It’s not every day that you hear an employee of any given business say that, but it’s exactly what one respondent to Insurance Journal’s 2020 Best Agencies …

Best Agency to Work for South Central: G&G Independent Insurance

The team at G&G Independent Insurance in Fayetteville, Ark., is young, ambitious, motivated, and passionate about providing innovative, exceptional service to their customers. And they love where they work. G&G Independent Insurance was selected as Insurance Journal’s Gold Best Agency …

Taking Care of Employees and Customers

One of the things the employees of Upshaw Insurance in Amarillo, Texas, say they like best about their agency is its caring spirit — not only in regard to the employees themselves but to the communities they serve. Founded in …

Growing and Evolving for More Than a Century

Korotkin Insurance Group (KIG) in Southfield, Michigan, may be more than 100 years old, but it’s definitely not stagnating and that’s a definite plus, according to those who work there. With 55 employees and annual revenues in the $1 million …

Texas Nonstandard Auto Insurer, ACCC, Placed into Receivership

A Travis County, Texas, judge has approved an order placing a Houston-based nonstandard auto insurer into receivership. On Oct. 21, Travis County District Judge Tim Sulak signed the application by the Texas Department of Insurance to appoint a rehabilitator and …

Texas Nonstandard Auto Insurer Placed into Receivership

A Travis County, Texas, judge has approved an order placing a Houston-based nonstandard auto insurer into receivership. On Oct. 21, Travis County District Judge Tim Sulak signed the application by the Texas Department of Insurance to appoint a rehabilitator and …