NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Brianne Spellane
Senior Director, Communications
CIAB Welcomes 13 New Member Firms, 11 Sponsor Partners
WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 30, 2019 – The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers welcomed 13 new member firms in total during 2019. The new members include: AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd. (London, UK), Ames & Gough (McLean, VA), Assiteca S.P.A. (Milan, Italy), CCIG (Englewood, CO), Coalition, Inc. (San Francisco, CA), Johnson & Johnson, Inc. (Charleston, SC), Insureon (Chicago, IL), The Liberty Company (Woodland Hills, CA), M&T Insurance Agency, Inc. (Washington, DC), Moody Insurance (Denver, CO), Orchid Insurance (Vero Beach, FL), Partners MGU (Phoenix, AZ) and Synapse Services LLC. (Syracuse, NY).
“We could not be more excited to welcome these firms as our newest members,” said Ken A. Crerar, President/CEO of The Council. “These market leaders realize the power of community and that by coming together we can strengthen our collective voice in the industry. We look forward to providing our member firms with the support and opportunities they need to continue to win in the market.”
“At a time when our industry is experiencing rapid change, The Council unites market leaders behind the issues that matter,” said Martin P. Hughes, executive chairman of the Board of Directors for HUB International, in Chicago, IL, and The Council’s 2019 Chairman. “The fresh perspectives and new energy these firms add to this community make everyone stronger.”
The Council also welcomes 11 new sponsors: CyberScout (Gold Partner), AmWINS Group, Inc. (Event Sponsor), Bold Penguin, Inc. (Event Sponsor), Businessolver (Event Sponsor), Captive Resources, LLC (Event Sponsor), Corvus Insurance Holdings (Event Sponsor), Exdion Solutions Inc. (Event Sponsor), Indio Technologies, Inc. (Event Sponsor), Insurity (Event Sponsor), Privilege Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange (PURE) (Event Sponsor) and Securian Financial (Event Sponsor).
Additionally, four partners increased their investment in The Council: Patra Corporation (Platinum to Diamond Partner), AIG (Gold to Platinum Partner), Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Gold to Platinum Partner) and Starr Insurance Companies (Gold to Platinum Partner).
“The support provided by our sponsors is vital to this organization and its member firms,” said Hughes. “Through these commitments, The Council is able to augment the programs, resources and intelligence it offers to the larger brokerage community.”
The Council hosts the 106th annual Insurance Leadership Forum later this week in Colorado Springs, CO.