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The Applied Alliance Program creates additional value in the independent insurance distribution channel by providing greater resources to networks and their agencies for sustainable business growth. Through collaboration, the program identifies and engages insurance network membership organizations on technology and market initiatives that benefit their business and member agencies.
As a member of one of these organizations, you receive greater access to technology best practices, industry expertise, and Applied product solutions to strengthen their businesses and customer relationships.
Kenny Urbania and Gary Hines founded The AC in response to an urgent need caused by the release of Nationwide Insurance Company exclusive agencies. These newly released agents needed a clear path to become industry leaders in their own right. Kenny and Gary had no idea how significant and life-changing their work would be when they started The AC. Today, The AC has hit 800 members, $3 billion in total premium, 50+ Support Partners.
Associated Risk Managers
Associated Risk Managers is an independent membership organization that combines an extensive array of resources with the strength of a national network of around 200 agency members producing over $4.5 billion in annual premiums. ARM members: network with other industry leaders to share ideas and management expertise; identify market trends and create strategies to stay a step ahead; develop unique or exclusive access to markets and products; generate revenue-building and cost-saving opportunities, and maintain a leading-edge approach.
Beyond Insurance Global Network
The equivalent to the fourth-largest insurance network in the U.S., the Beyond Insurance Global Network is comprised of select independent agencies in exclusive geographic territories with aggregated premiums of approximately $2 billion. Partners in the Beyond Insurance Global Network provide diagnostic, consultative risk management services to small- and mid-size organizations, enabling them to leverage the knowledge and connections of a nationwide network with a common purpose – protecting the assets of their clients’ business.
Combined Agents of America
Founded in 1997, Combined Agents of America, LLC (CAA) is based in Austin, Texas, and is comprised of 51 independent insurance agencies located throughout Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. By funneling the agencies’ combined premiums, CAA brings larger volume commitments to insurance companies, while empowering its members to realize greater benefits from insurance companies, vendor discounts and other incentives. All CAA member agencies remain independent and are recognized by insurance companies as a key component to their future growth and goal commitments.
Fortified is an alliance of 60 independent agencies in 9 states with just under $3 billion in premium. By connecting like-minded agencies, we can reinforce the strength of independent agencies in the marketplace. Our collaboration allows partners to provide the best insurance and risk management solutions to their clients.
Insurance Agency Network
The insurance industry is undergoing a tremendous transformation that is challenging all aspects of how business is conducted. IAN embraces change and finds opportunity in it. IAN is committed to assisting associate agencies in driving a business model that increases customer retention, new business growth, loss ratio, and risk management control procedures to result in the highest return for the companies they represent while creating a stable, consistent, and valuable stream of income for their agencies. IAN has developed aggressive growth and business development plans, and peak performance is critical at all levels to achieve these goals.
Iowa Bankers Insurance and Services, Inc. (IBIS) is a division of the Iowa Bankers Association (IBA), a nonprofit organization. IBIS is now a 40 employee agency listed as the 10th largest agency or brokerage in the state of Iowa according to the 2014 Book of Lists. Because IBIS is bank-owned, they specialize in providing products and services designed to fit the needs of bank employees and customers. IBIS provides a full line of insurance products for banks, including life, health, annuities and property/casualty coverage.
Iroquois Group is one of the oldest and largest networks of independent agencies, with more than 2,200 members in 39 states. Despite their diversity, each joined Iroquois® – without giving up their independence – for assistance with market optimization and strategies to increase revenue, profits and agency value.
ISU Insurance Agency Network
The ISU Insurance Agency Network is an organization exclusively for independent insurance agents that offers a cohesive national database of insurance knowledge. The Power of Independence and the Strength of Unity allows ISU's members to effectively solve your insurance and financial risk management problems, such as price, coverage, satisfactory claims settlements, security and peace of mind.
K & S Group
K & S Group, Inc. is an affiliation of independent insurance agencies that have served the insurance and surety needs of Texas businesses for over 70 years. K & S Group’s member agencies provide insurance and surety services to companies who recognize the value of an agency who works diligently and creatively to find reasonable solutions for each particular situation. Our member agents offer clients the accessibility and support of a local firm coupled with the strength, stability, and resources of a larger corporation.
Keystone Insurers Group
Keystone Insurers Group is a leading franchisor of independent insurance agencies. They provide their partner agencies with an enhanced array of resources and support that allows them to offer products and solutions to meet every insurance need. Keystone partner agencies are independent agencies in every respect. They own their own businesses, choose opportunities that benefit their agencies, and make all decisions relative to their operations.
North American Insurance Alliance (NAIA)
NAIA understands the challenges of operating an independent insurance agency. Their staff has a combined tenure in the insurance industry of over 100 years. Since they have worked as agency owners or at the carrier level, they have experience with all aspects of agency management relationships, company contract negotiations, employment issues, agency technology, best practices, mergers and acquisitions and perpetuation planning.
Pacific Interstate Insurance Brokers
Pacific Interstate Insurance Brokers (PIIB) is a 20 year old cluster with over 200 affiliated agencies, $400 million in premium, and more than 40 companies. For only $850.00 a month you have direct access to our companies, most with your own code. Our agents are paid 100% of the commissions, 90% of the profit sharing, and we don’t tell you how to run your business. Basically we give you markets and get out of your way. At the end of the year we’ll likely give you back more than you paid us.
Renaissance Alliance works with independent property casualty agency owners to grow premium, maximize revenue and increase the value of an agency through increased profit sharing, guaranteed override revenue and offloading non-revenue generating activities. The net effect is higher revenue, decreased expenses, improved operational efficiency, and accelerated agency growth.
SecureRisk is owned by more than 75 exclusive independent insurance agencies with many generations of experience. These agencies collaborate to bring the best insurance solutions to their clients. Combined, their agencies write in excess of $1 billion in insurance premiums in nearly every state for 150,000+ clients. With that market size, SecureRisk agencies are able to access the finest insurance companies in the industry while still providing personalized, home-town service. By sharing resources, knowledge and experience, their agencies are prepared to deliver the best insurance coverage, services and price.
With over $10 billion in total written premium, SIAA (Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance) is the #1 network of independent insurance agencies – powered by 48 regional Master Agencies across the United States. SIAA offers its members the total solution to create or grow an independent agency. Members receive top tier commissions, profit-sharing, and specialized training programs designed for growth and success. SIAA’s foremost priority to its independent insurance agency members is to provide the necessary tools and resources to increase income, enhance agency value, and compete with the biggest and the best.
TechAssure is a unique consortium of risk management experts serving innovative industries, such as technology, telecommunications, life sciences, clean tech, as well as the venture capital and private equity firms that fund them. TechAssure members have deep expertise in professional liability and cyber insurance. Comprised of nearly 30 specialist brokerages located in strategic innovation hubs across the world, TechAssure members collectively serve over 5,000 tech-risk clients and represent over $5 Billion in premium volume. The association also produces a proprietary annual benchmarking report for the industries it serves.
Voldico is a premier insurance agency cluster with several benefits that will enhance the competitiveness of an agency and increase the number of opportunities for someone who is opening or looking to expand their agency through their excellent line up of carrier partners. Voldico helps insurance agents streamline their operations, improve customer service, provide technology and operational support programs, and increase the number of options agents can provide to their customers, all while maintaining complete ownership of their agencies.
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