Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America News

InVEST Teacher of the Year Award Renamed in Honor of Florida Educator

InVEST, an insurance industry classroom to career education program founded by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (the Big “I”), announced the renaming of the InVEST Teacher of the Year Award in honor of Florida educator Gary Preston.

W.R. Berkley Corp. Divests, Connecticut Bank Acquires InsurBanc

InsurBanc — a federal savings bank founded by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America and W.R. Berkley Corp. a dozen years ago — has joined Connecticut Community Bank N.A., based in Westport, Conn., effective April 1. Under the …

Agents, Insurers Cheer Congress OK of Flood Insurance Reform Bill

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America today praised Congress for passing the “Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2012.” The legislation will extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years and make reforms to …