IIABCal News

IIABCal Gains 25 New Member Agencies

Twenty-five new member agencies joined the membership ranks of IIABCal in the first quarter of 2017. “Bringing in new agencies to IIABCal adds to a growing association network and footprint in California. New members add input and perspectives that fuel …

DMV Agrees to California Brokers Group’s Revisions

The California Department of Motor Vehicles has agreed to make major revisions proposed by the Independent Agents & Brokers of California to its commercial requester agreement that will permit agents and brokers to provide motor vehicle records to insurers and …

Bill Giving California Agents Access to Vehicle Records Heads to Committee

A bill that would direct the California Department of Motor Vehicles to give insurance agents and brokers better access to motor vehicle records will be heard before the before the Assembly Transportation Committee on Monday. Assembly Bill 933, sponsored by …

California Independent Agents Group Names New Associate Members

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of California announced its new 2015 associate members. The new associate members join a list companies that make up the IIABCal membership ranks. They are: Heartland Payment Systems; Pacific Specialty Insurance Co.; Pacific Western …

Loar Gets IIABCal’s Ramsden-Sullivan Memorial Award

IIABCal Past President Stan Loar received the association’s Ramsden-Sullivan Memorial Award last week. The award is the highest IIABCal gives, and a recipient is said to exemplify the highest caliber of service to the independent agency system, the insurance industry …

IRMI Acquires Agribusiness and Farm Certification from IIABCal

International Risk Management Institute Inc. has entered into an agreement with the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of California to acquire the Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist certification program. Under the agreement, IRMI becomes the owner of the AFIS certification …

IIABCal Long-Time Member Michael Remembered

The Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of California is reporting that long-time IIABCal member Lisa Michael died on April 18 from cancer. Michael, who was 43, was a principal at Tom Michael Insurance in Turlock, Calif. She was chair of …