Capital Insurance Group® Awards CIG Southern California Agency of the Year to Elkins-Jones Insurance Agency Inc.

Feb 09, 2016, 13:00 ET from Capital Insurance Group

MONTEREY, Calif., Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Insurance Group® (CIG®), the leading regional property and casualty insurer serving the Western U.S., has named Elkins-Jones Insurance Agency Inc. as the CIG Southern California Agency of the Year in recognition of the agency's strength and commitment to growth.

"Our partnership with CIG is a long standing, and a mutually profitable one. Together with the efforts of Jeff Shibata, Senior Vice President, as well as the entire management team, we are totally committed to our relationship with CIG," said Jenny Jones, President of Elkins-Jones Insurance Agency Inc.

Elkins-Jones was founded in 1923 as the insurance division of the George Elkins Company. It transformed into the Elkins-Jones Insurance Agency Inc. in 1996, developing into a major regional and national player in the insurance industry. Today it's licensed in 50 states and is a trusted agency for homeowners, as well as for personal, commercial, professional and health insurance. By working with regional insurance carriers like Capital Insurance Group, the company has been able to expand its business and stay at the forefront of the changing demands in the insurance industry.  

"We witness the agency's passion, professionalism, loyalty and dedication to both customer and business relationships daily – these are qualities CIG embraces and admires, making our relationship with Elkins-Jones Insurance Agency exceptionally strong and rewarding," said Bruce Ostrem, CIG Regional Field Executive of Southern California.

Through careful evaluation and selection based on key achievement indicators, CIG management selects top performing agencies from designated regions to receive the annual award.

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Capital Insurance Group® (CIG) is the leading regional property and casualty insurer serving the Western U.S. since 1898. CIG insures Personal Auto, Homeowners, Farmowners, Condo Owners, Vacation Property, Renters, Apartment Building Owners, and many kinds of Commercial and Agricultural Auto and Property. The more-than-115-year-old company is rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best, the independent financial monitor of the insurance industry. CIG manages personal, business, and agriculture risks underwritten by its affiliate companies: California Capital Insurance Company, Eagle West Insurance Company, Nevada Capital Insurance Company, and Monterey Insurance Company. Types of policies may vary from state to state. For more information, please visit

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