Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA) News

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. …

Illinois’ Bell Insurance Solutions Adds Grothaus

Collinsville, Illinois-based Bell Insurance Solutions has hired Tricia Grothaus as its new client support representative. Grothaus has more than 15 years of experience as an agent who has primarily focused on health and life insurance. Bell Insurance Solutions is a …

Missouri’s Valley Insurance Agency Alliance Adds 4 Team Members

St. Louis, Missouri-based Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), with 100 independent insurance agency members in Missouri and Illinois, recently hired four new employees. Clinton Mudd and Michael Thornton will serve as sales development coordinators. Their responsibilities include working with alliance …

McMillan Hired as Financial Controller at Insurance Alliance, POWERS Insurance

Sharon McMillan has been hired as financial controller for both Missouri-based Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA) and its sister company POWERS Insurance and Risk Management. McMillan will handle the planning, organization and management of the internal financial and human resources …

Name Change at Missouri’s Powers Insurance Reflects Risk Management Focus

What’s in a name? When St. Louis-based Powers Insurance and Benefits changed its name in August to Powers Insurance & Risk Management, it was a strategic move that had been in the works for several years, intended to reflect a …

Illinois’ Koetting Insurance and Resource Agency Joins Insurance Alliance

Koetting Insurance and Resource Agency in Germantown, Ill., has joined St. Louis, Mo.-based Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a cohesive family of over 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Illinois. Koetting Insurance and Resource Agency is a full-service agency …

Jenks/Long Insurance in Rolla, Missouri, Joins Valley Insurance Agency Alliance

Jenks/Long Insurance in Rolla, Mo., has joined Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a family of over 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Illinois. Jenks/Long Insurance is a full-service insurance agency founded in 1934 that specializes in a variety of …

Davis Named Operations Director at Powers Insurance and Risk Management

St. Louis Missouri-based POWERS Insurance and Risk Management and sister company Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA) has named Tim Davis as director of Operations for both firms. Davis will oversee both administrative and organizational systems, which includes everything from human …

Missouri’s Midland Commerce Insurance Joins Valley Insurance Agency Alliance

St. Louis, Mo.-based Midland Commerce Insurance has joined Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a network of independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Illinois. Owned by Matt Naumann, Midland Commerce Insurance is a full-service insurance agency founded in 2017 that specializes …

Valley Insurance Agency Alliance Adds McGee in Missouri

Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a network of over 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Illinois, has hired Rikki McGee as an administrative specialist. In this position, McGee will maintain, expand and service the alliance’s accounts by providing administrative …