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Renaissance Alliance Insurance Services Adds 33 Members in 2020 Renaissance Alliance, a network for independent insurance agencies, announced that 2020 represented the largest year of growth in the company’s history. In the midst of the pandemic, Renaissance added 33 new …

Total Insurance Plus Adds Flatlands Jessup Insurance of North Carolina to Network

Total Insurance Plus, LLC (TIP), an alliance of independent insurance agencies, has welcomed Flatlands Jessup Insurance Group, LLC to its agency network. Flatlands Jessup Insurance is based in Washington, N.C. and has five offices in the eastern part of the …

Texas Agency Sleeper Sewell Insurance Joins Insurors Group

Dallas-based independent insurance agency, Sleeper Sewell Insurance, has joined Insurors Group LLC, an alliance of independent insurance agents in Texas. Sleeper Sewell Insurance was originally founded as Dwight Sleeper & Company in 1962 by Dwight W. Sleeper, Jr. In 2006, …

Midwest Insurance Agency Alliance Adds Stallard as Agency Development Specialist

Midwest Insurance Agency Alliance Inc. (MIAA), based in Lincoln, Neb., has hired Sam Stallard as an agency development field specialist for Kansas and Missouri. Stallard will be directly responsible for agency development and consulting services of MIAA member agencies in …

What Agents Should Know Before Joining an Insurance Agency Network

Today is a great time to be an independent agent, but running an independent agency is not easy. Without an awareness of how the industry is evolving, and having access to ongoing training and education, you may not be adequately …

Wisconsin’s McDonald Insurance Agency Joins Keystone Insurers Group

Keystone Insurers Group (Keystone) has added McDonald Insurance Agency of Hudson to its list of Wisconsin partners. McDonald Insurance Agency has been serving Wisconsin and Minnesota since 1977, and is licensed in multiple additional states. With more than 100 years …

Illinois’ Parn Financial Joins Valley Insurance Agency Alliance

Parn Financial in Carthage, Illinois, has joined joined Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a cohesive family of over 120 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Illinois. Parn Financial was founded in 2019 by owner JR Parn, who has nine years …

2 Chicago-Area Firms Join United Benefit Advisors Network

VistaNational Insurance Group and Lang Financial Group, both headquartered in the Chicago area, have joined the employee benefits advisory network, United Benefit Advisors (UBA). Founded by former healthcare and insurance carrier executives, VistaNational provides comprehensive solutions in health, dental, life, …

Wisconsin’s Burns Insurance Agency Joins Keystone Insurers Group

Keystone Insurers Group (Keystone) has named Burns Insurance Agency of Marshfield to its growing list of partners in Wisconsin. Burns Insurance Agency was established in May 2000 by Cindy Burns. Dan Burns joined the agency in 2005. Today, the agency …

Illinois’ Venhaus Insurance Joins Valley Insurance Agency Alliance

Venhaus Insurance Agency, in Columbia, Illinois, has joined Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a network of over 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Illinois. Venhaus Insurance Agency owner Doug Venhaus has been in the insurance industry for 17 years. …