Combined Agents of America Ranks #20 As Commercial Lines Leader
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Combined Agents of America, LLC (CAA) at its quarterly board meeting November 14-15, Dallas, Texas, recognized its new national ranking as 20th in the top 50 commercial lines leaders by the Insurance Journal. CAA earned this prestigious ranking by generating more than $363 million in property and casualty premium in 2011. CAA is a closed managing general agency (MGA) committed to strengthening the independent insurance agency system through profitable growth, quality and service with members located in Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma.
"I am thrilled for CAA's ranking in the top 20 commercial agencies in the nation," said Roger Luttrell, CIC, CAA President and President of Benton-Luttrell-Brown (Van Alstyne, Texas). "By coming together to work with some of the very best carrier partners and insurance professionals in Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma, our group has risen to become a leader in the insurance community. We look forward in 2013 to continuing to grow our membership with prestigious new partners."
CAA's member agencies convene on a quarterly basis to share knowledge, discuss industry issues, review its relationships with insurance carriers, and assess CAA operations. Highlights from the recent board meeting include:
- Golf tournament at Tenison Park Golf Course (Dallas, Texas),
- Insurance carrier presentations by Texas Mutual, Safeco and The Hartford,
- Texas Mutual hosts lunch at The Adolphus, and
- The Hartford hosts social and dinner at The Adolphus.
About Combined Agents of America, LLC
Founded in 1997, Combined Agents of America, LLC (CAA) is based in Austin, Texas, and is comprised of 47 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. In 2011, CAA generated more than $505.8 million in annual premiums, and currently works with 18 of the largest US insurance companies. CAA experienced more than 20.5% growth in written insurance premium in 2011, compared to the $419.9 million it wrote in 2010. All CAA member agencies remain independent and are recognized by insurance companies as a key component to their future growth and goal commitments. Additional information is available at www.combinedagents.com.
CAA member agencies include: Aars & Nelson Insurance Agency, Barnard Insurance Agency, Bartlett, Baggett & Shands, Benchmark Insurance Group, Benton-Luttrell-Brown Company, Bigham-Kliewer-Chapman-Watts Insurance Agency, Bibby-Brilling & Associates, BRIA Insurance & Risk Consultants, Bridges Group Inc., Bosworth & Associates, Bryan Insurance Agency Ltd., Brownrigg Insurance Agency Inc., Cravens-Warren & Co., Crockett Insurance Service, Duncan-Fraser & Bridges Insurance Agency Inc., Ed Berrong Insurance Agency, Ed Weeren Insurance Agency Inc., EFGI Insurance & Bonds LLC, Elliott Insurance Group, Evans-Ewan & Brady Insurance Agency Inc., First Insurance Services, First Texas Insurance Services LC, Henry Norris Insurance Agency, Inc., HC&H Insurance Group, Garrett Insurance Agency, Inc., GBS Insurance Agency Inc., Grona Boles Martin & Bloxsom Insurance, Hill County Insurance Agency, Insurance Associates of Texas, Insurance Net Inc., JHC Insurance Agency Inc., J. S. Edwards & Sherlock Insurance Agency, McCorkle Commercial Insurance Agency, Mims & Smith, Mr. Insurance Agency, Inc., NTX Insurance Group, Inc., Pierson-Fendley Insurance, Pinnacle Insurance Group Inc., Porter Insurance Agency Inc., Purifoy & Company, The Shropshire Agency Inc., Siegeler Insurance Agency, Inc., Walthall-Sachse & Pipes, Inc., The Weatherby-Eisenrich Inc., Wellmann Insurance Agency, Inc., Western Insurance Agency, and Whorton Insurance Services.
Courtney R. Holder
Tel: (512) 627-0779
SOURCE Combined Agents of America, LLC