Iowa Hawkeye-Security Appoints Blue Valley and Garry & Associates

September 27, 2006

Hawkeye-Security Insurance, a member of Liberty Mutual Group, has added Blue Valley Insurance Agency located in Overland Park, Kan., and Garry & Associates Insurance Agency located in North Kansas City, Mo. to its growing family of appointed independent agents.

Blue Valley Insurance Agency specializes in personal lines and small-to-medium business coverage with a substantial concentration in construction coverage.

“We are very familiar with Hawkeye-Security’s competitiveness so it’s a tremendous asset to now be a part of the team,” said Tim Obringer, president, Blue Valley Insurance Agency. “With Hawkeye-Security, we have a broad market to place our business and the technology to do it easily and efficiently.”

The appointment of Blue Valley Insurance Agency is part of Hawkeye-Security’s plan to maximize market availability throughout Kansas and Missouri, the company statement said.

“Our comprehensive product lines and ease of doing business services will be a terrific fit with Blue Valley Insurance,” said Chris Ingram, regional vice president, Hawkeye-Security Insurance. “We look forward to building on Blue Valley’s tradition of quality service and local expertise in Johnson County.”

Garry & Associates Insurance Agency specializes in personal and commercial lines coverage and recently marked its 20th anniversary.

“This partnership is an exact fit,” said agency owner Joshua Garry. “The Hawkeye-Security appetite for small-to-medium commercial business is a growth area for us. We’ve also been searching for a more competitive market for homeowners and we believe Hawkeye has a clearer vision of how this important market is evolving.”

The appointment of Garry & Associates Insurance Agency furthers Hawkeye-Security’s commitment to expand its presence in metropolitan Kansas City.

“Josh Garry’s strong tradition of dependable local expertise is a welcome addition to Hawkeye-Security,” said Chris Ingram, regional vice president, Hawkeye-Security Insurance. “We know that our quality products and services will compliment this tradition and enhance the customer loyalty that exists with Garry & Associates.”

Hawkeye-Security Insurance offers property and casualty products, including personal and commercial coverage, distributed only through appointed independent agents. Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, Hawkeye-Security Insurance provides personal insurance in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Wisconsin and commercial insurance in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, and Wisconsin. Hawkeye-Security Insurance is part of Liberty Mutual Agency Markets, a business unit of Liberty Mutual Group, consisting of property and casualty and specialty insurance carriers that distribute their products and services primarily through independent agents and brokers.

Source: Hawkeye-Security, Liberty Mutual Group

Topics Iowa Missouri Kansas

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