SIAA Adds New Members

The Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance (SIAA) added six East region insurance agencies to its membership in February, the New Hampshire-based group said.

Those members are East Penn Insurance of Allentown, Pa., Meritt Insurance, of Bethlehem, Pa., The Foley Insurance Group, of Glastonbury, Conn., SEFCU Insurance Agency of Latham, N.Y., Woodstock Insurance Agency of Woodstock, Va. And Judkins Insurance Agency of Ridgeway, Va.

Nationwide, SIAA added 23 members in February, bringing its total to more than 3,600. Sixteen of those new additions were former captive agencies.

“We are excited to be able to grow at a steady and aggressive pace,” said Jim Masiello,” SIAA’s CEO.

SIAA members wrote more than $300 million in new business premiums in 2010 and are projected to exceed that volume for 2011.