Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance News

SIAA Forms New Master Agency in California, Names Three to Staff Office

Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance announced the formation of a new master agency in support of planned growth in the northern California region. Strategic Independent Insurance Agency Solutions is headquartered in Santa Rosa, Calif., and will service member agencies across 19 …

SIAA Helping Smaller Agents Become ‘Instantly Big’

SIAA (Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance) announced in March that it has reached a milestone — its members recorded $6 billion of in-force written premium in 2015. This was achieved as SIAA celebrated its 20th year. During 2015, for the seventh …

Cordes Insurance Joins Missouri-Based Insurance Alliance

Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a network of nearly 100 independent agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois, recently added Cordes Insurance Agency in Shelbyville, Ill. Cordes Insurance Agency, owned by Mark Cordes and Angie Durbin, is a full-service insurance agency …

Lighthouse Insurance Agency Joins St. Louis-Based Insurance Alliance

Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a network of nearly 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois, recently added Lighthouse Insurance Agency as its newest alliance member. Founded in 1987 by owner Steve Lacine, Lighthouse Insurance Agency specializes in …

Brinck Insurance Group Hires Burns for Aviation, P/C Expertise

Brinck Insurance Group in Springfield, Mo., has hired Roni Burns as the company’s newest agent. Burns, who is a private pilot, will specialize in aviation insurance as well as property and casualty insurance. Prior to joining Brinck Insurance Group, Burns …

SIAA Grew Premium to $5.7B, Signed 410 New Member Agencies in 2014

SIAA (Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance) said it grew premium by $901 million in 2014 to $5.7 billion, with 80 percent of its growth coming from existing member agencies. Premium growth with SIAA’s strategic partner companies was up more than $576 …

SIAA Names Tombarelli to Small Commercial Lines Post

SIAA (Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance) has named Steve Tombarelli to the newly-created position of national director of Business Insurance Advantage. “We recognize that small commercial lines are becoming the new focus for independent insurance agents and a continued focus for …

SIAA Grows by Five Agencies in West July

The Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance announced it signed signing of 20 new member agencies during the month of July, five of which were in the West. July’s new members in the West are: Stephen Aragon Insurance of Carlsbad, Calif. Sara …

SIAA Adds Six Agencies in West in May

The Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance signed six new agencies in the West in May, which brings SIAA’s total for the month to 30 new member agencies. May’s new West members include: Clear Lakes Agency of Buhl, Idaho; MEB Insurance Services …

SIAA Adds 5 Agencies in South Central Region

The Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance (SIAA) announced it signed five new member agencies in the South Central region in February. The newly signed agencies are: Pluta Insurance Agency of Irving, Texas; Crump Commercial Insurance Agency of Covington, La.; Advantage Insurance …