InsurBanc

Managing an Agency in a Troubled Economy

June 15, 2009 - InsurBanc's Pettinicchi on Agency Financing Options Unlike many businesses, independent insurance agencies do not need to access credit on a daily basis. But when the time comes that an independent...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2009/06/15/158394.htm

InsurBanc Offers Information on FDIC Changes

May 26, 2009 - InsurBanc is offering a summary of federal deposit insurance and current issues that affect an agency's business and personal accounts on its Web site. InsurBanc's site reflects the most recent...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2009/05/26/100828.htm

‘Red Flags’ to Watch For When Choosing an MGA Partner in a Bad — and Good — Economy or Market

May 4, 2009 - In today's tough economy and prolonged soft market, some insurance firms are likely to get into financial trouble. Smaller wholesalers and managing general agencies (MGA) may be at risk. Their...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2009/05/04/158165.htm

Six Independent Agencies Named as Best Practices Top Performers

October 17, 2008 - Reagan Consulting and the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (Big "I") announced the Best Practices Agencies for 2008-2009. A total of 189 agencies from around the country maintained...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2008/10/17/94753.htm

Florida Agents Group Hosting Agency Perpetuation Clinics

October 16, 2008 - With one session down and two to go, the Florida Association of Insurance Agents is hosting a series of perpetuation clinics throughout Florida to aid agency owners in grappling with issues...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2008/10/16/94659.htm

Business Moves

September 22, 2008 - Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Wm. W. George & Associates Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Dallas-based retail insurance broker Wm. W. George & Associates Inc. Terms of the transaction were not...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/business-moves/2008/09/22/156962.htm

InsurBanc Offers Financing for Agencies in Catastrophe Areas

September 10, 2008 - Independent insurance agencies affected by hurricanes and other catastrophes have access to a special loan program provided by InsurBanc, the bank founded by agents for agents. InsurBanc is...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2008/09/10/93529.htm

How Agencies Can Access Capital in the Current Credit Crunch

August 26, 2008 - Every morning, stories of financial sector gloom and doom fill the airwaves. A slowing economy has affected the ability of individuals and businesses to pay their bills. The term "credit crunch"...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2008/08/26/93109.htm

South Central Agencies Recognized by Big ‘I’ for ‘Best Practices’

February 24, 2008 - Two independent agencies from South Central states were among the six insurance firms from across the country recognized in January 2008 as "Top Performing Agencies" by the Independent Insurance...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2008/02/24/155717.htm

People and Places

June 4, 2007 - Emeryville, Calif.-based Commodore Insurance Services Inc. appointed Mark Cravens president. Cravens was recently with Wellington Underwriting, which was acquired by Catlin, where he led...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2007/06/04/81269.htm

People

June 4, 2007 - Emeryville, Calif.-based Commodore Insurance Services Inc. appointed Mark Cravens president. Cravens was recently with Wellington Underwriting, which was acquired by Catlin, where he led...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2007/06/04/154187.htm

People and Places

May 21, 2007 - Patricia Smith has joined InsurBanc, a financial services provider for independent insurance agencies, as vice president of sales and business development. Smith will focus on the needs of...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2007/05/21/80532.htm

People and Places

May 21, 2007 - Lansing, Mich.-based Accident Fund Insurance Company of America recently named Al Gileczek as its vice president of Business Development Regional Operations. In his new role, Gileczek oversees...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2007/05/21/80559.htm

People and Places

May 21, 2007 - The Main Street America Group announced that Steve Berry has joined the super regional property/casualty insurance carrier as president of its New England Region. Berry, who has background leading...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2007/05/21/80594.htm

People

May 21, 2007 - The Main Street America Group announced that Steve Berry has joined the super regional property/casualty insurance carrier as president of its New England Region. Berry, who has background leading...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2007/05/21/154033.htm

People

May 21, 2007 - Lansing, Mich.-based Accident Fund Insurance Company of America recently named Al Gileczek as its vice president of Business Development Regional Operations. In his new role, Gileczek oversees...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2007/05/21/154051.htm

May 21, 2007 - People Patricia Smith has joined InsurBanc, a financial services provider for independent insurance agencies, as vice president of sales and business development. Smith will focus on the needs of...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2007/05/21/154075.htm

InsurBanc Hires New Vice President of Sales and Business Development

May 8, 2007 - Patricia Smith has joined InsurBanc as vice president of sales and business development and will focus on the needs of Independent Insurance Agencies and developing relationships with them. Smith...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2007/05/08/79503.htm

InsurBanc Introduces Equipment Leasing Program

February 16, 2007 - InsurBanc, a federally charted savings bank serving independent insurance agents, brokers and their clients, is rolling out its Agents' Express Leasing program, a new equipment leasing plan for...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2007/02/16/77015.htm

People and Places

July 24, 2006 - Minneapolis, Minn.-based ING named Susan Anderson president and CEO of ING Trust USA. Anderson will lead the growth and development of personal trust and directed institutional trusts nationally....
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/people/2006/07/24/71918.htm