MONTEREY, Calif., April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Insurance Group® (CIG), the leading regional property and casualty insurer serving the Western United States, is proud to announce its 2018 Agency of the Year: Western Valley Insurance. The award recognizes their overall excellence servicing policyholders, their commitment to the communities they serve, and their outstanding partnership with CIG.
"CIG's commitment to protecting and restoring the western region for over 120 years has only been made possible by partnering with outstanding agencies who share in our mission," said Arne Chatterton, President and CEO of Capital Insurance Group. "Western Valley Insurance exemplifies an agency committed to the highest standards of excellence for service, stewardship, and partnership, and we are proud to recognize them for our highest honor of Agency of the Year."
They have been serving insureds for over five decades, effectively and compassionately protecting what matters most to their communities. As a longtime esteemed and respected business partner, in 2018 they deepened their relationship with CIG as they achieved double-digit profitable growth across all product lines. This dedication reflects serious commitment to not only CIG, but to insureds as well.
Based in Turlock, Calif., and with additional locations in Los Banos and Crescent City, Calif, Western Valley Insurance has been serving central and northern California communities for 50 years, providing exceptional service to clients in need of customized home, auto, life, health, commercial, and agricultural insurance.
"We are honored to have been selected as Agency of the Year by Capital Insurance Group as we celebrate our 50th year in business," said Thad Phillips, President of Western Valley Insurance. "CIG was one of our original partners and stands as a true testament that great things can be accomplished with great relationships." He continued, "We are fortunate to have a great leadership team, the best employees, and, most of all, the best clients in the world. Thank you, Capital Insurance Group. We look forward to the next 50 years."
The agency and its employees were recently honored with a recognition plaque during a special luncheon at the agency's Turlock office.
Headquartered in Monterey, Calif., CIG employs over 400 people across five states (Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Arizona) with six satellite offices throughout its footprint. CIG is known for providing trusted insurance products for the personal, commercial, and agricultural business segments, with an emphasis on property related exposures.
About Capital Insurance Group
Capital Insurance Group® (CIG) is the leading regional property and casualty insurer serving the Western U.S. since 1898. The company is known for providing trusted insurance products for the personal, commercial, and agricultural business segments, with an emphasis on property related exposures. CIG's suite of insurance offerings include coverage for, but not limited to: personal and commercial automobile; home and condo owners; rental and seasonal dwellings; farm owners and commercial agriculture operations; and commercial real estate business focused on habitational, office, lessors risk, and other property related exposures. The 120-year-old company is rated "A-" (Excellent) by A.M. Best, the independent financial monitor of the insurance industry. The company also celebrates an average claims satisfaction rate of 96%. 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. For more information, please visit www.ciginsurance.com.
SOURCE Capital Insurance Group