Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois (IIA of IL) has elected Bill Wirth, of Wirth Agency in Waterloo, as president of the group for a term that runs until Sept. 30, 2020.
As president, Wirth will serve as a member of the six-person executive committee of the IIA of IL board of directors. He is responsible for the general leadership functions of the IIA of IL and will act as an official delegate of the association at state and national functions.
Wirth is currently president and agency principal of Wirth Agency Insurance in Waterloo. He co-founded Insurance Planning & Management of Waterloo Inc. in 2006, later becoming Wirth Agency Insurance. Wirth Agency is a full-service commercial and personal lines independent agency serving clients throughout Illinois and Missouri. Working in the industry for the last 16 years, Wirth’s primary role continues to focus on developing commercial insurance and employee benefit solutions for small to mid-sized businesses.
After graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he earned his BA in Advanced Technical Studies, Marketing and Advertising, Wirth spent nearly a decade in Bellingham, Washington, developing and leading marketing programs in the hospitality industry. Prior to beginning his career in the insurance industry, he worked as marketing manager for an Italian-based global software company in the North American headquarters located in St. Louis.
Source: Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois
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