News

Turning 20, Growing Strong

Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance's numbers all point upward

Rough Notes recently featured SIAA for their 20th anniversary, highlighting the accomplishments of the past 20 years while looking ahead to the future. Below are a few excerpts from the article: In 1995, at the...
Read More

SIAA Celebrates 20 Years of Helping Independent Agencies Grow

Nation’s largest alliance has written nearly $6 billion in premium and signed more than 5,500...

Oct. 21, 2015 – Hampton, N.H.  – SIAA (Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance) today celebrates its 20th anniversary, having grown to be the nation’s largest agency alliance. With 48 master agencies, SIAA has signed more than...
Read More

OAA Receives Metro50 Award

Named One of Oklahoma City's Fastest-Growing Companies

OKLAHOMA CITY (October 16, 2015) – The OAA (Oklahoma Agents Alliance) has received an award in the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce annual Metro50 Awards for being one of the 50 fastest-growing businesses in...
Read More

Learning Never Stops

"The SIAA's QuickSTART program provides the skills for creating a plan for building a profitable...

Matthew P. Masiello, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for SIAA, says his organization is on the forefront of new ideas and trends that are happening now, and those that will shape insurance in...
Read More

5 Key Strategies for Growing Your Agency

A recent article in Property Casualty 360 featured Matt Masiello, Executive Vice President and COO...

Stand out among competition and achieve growth and success through strategic recruiting, perpetuation, technology, marketing and sales programs. Matt Masiello states, "One of the major issues that inhibits sales and growth is an agency’s failure...
Read More

5 Mistakes Agency Start-ups Make

When starting a new business, success is never guaranteed and many start-ups fail. So, how...

To err is human, but botching your insurance agency start-up can be a personal, professional and financial disaster. When starting a new business, success is never guaranteed and many start-ups fail. So, how does a...
Read More

Make Your Commercial Lines Playbook

Thinking about expanding your small commercial lines? Avoid these four common mistakes.

In today's market, independent agents need to expand into small commercial lines in response to the increasing competition of direct writers in reliable lines such as auto. To build a successful book of small commercial...
Read More

Organic Growth Drives SIAA Premium to $5.7 Billion in 2014

More than 80 percent of $901 million annual premium growth comes from existing member agencies

Feb. 5, 2015 – Hampton, N.H.  – SIAA (Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance) today announced it grew premium $901 million in 2014 to $5.7 billion, with 80 percent of its growth coming from existing member agencies....
Read More

Jim Masiello makes the IBA Hot 100

The Insurance Business America (IBA) annual roundup of the 100 people who had the biggest...

Insurance Business America (IBA) recently published their annual roundup of the 100 people who had the biggest impact on the insurance industry in 2014. From CEOs to presidents of major carriers to local heroes, the insurance...
Read More