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SIAA Grows by 20 Agencies in July 2013

August 2nd, 2013 – Hampton, NH: The Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance (SIAA) announced the signing of 20 new member agencies during the month of July. “We are excited to be able to grow at a steady and aggressive pace.” said Jim Masiello, SIAA’s CEO. “432 new Member Agencies joined our ranks in 2012. That was our 4th consecutive year with over 400 members signed, and we are on pace for another record-breaking year in 2013. Established small to mid-sized agencies as well as captive agents looking to break free and open their own independent agency continue to recognize the value of access to major reputable carriers and the agency development resources that SIAA membership provides. Over the past thirty years we have developed a model that works regardless of the economic climate, signing over 4500 members along the way.” Masiello went on to say, “Agencies that see value in development & education, access to program and specialty markets, marketing assistance (including lead generation), automation discounts, and more recognize SIAA as the total solution to the challenge of agency success. We’ve spent three decades getting it right and our new member agencies reap the benefits.” SIAA members created more than $700 million in new premium growth in 2012. July’s new members include: Midwest: Hibner Insurance Agency of Bison, SD PSP Insurance Services of Bemidji, MN Mobile Insurance Agency of Norwalk, OH Goshert Insurance of Warsaw, IN Affinity Risk Management of Plymouth, MI Chrismer Agency of Eaton, OH A Better Insurance Agency of Centerville, OH Devine-O’horo Insurance Agency of Hubbard, OH West: Stephen Aragon Insurance of Carlsbad, CA Sara Sordi Insurance Services of Fresno, CA Van Valkenburgh Insurance Agency of Goleta, CA SJL Insurance Service of Rosemead, CA Jack W. Daugherty Insurance & Financial Services of Ennis, MT Southeast: Farley Insurance of Huntersville, NC Anne C. Rose Insurance Agency of Murphy, NC Douglas M. Croley of Tallahassee, FL David Mehler Insurance Services of Greensboro, NC Genesis One Insurance Group of Clearwater, FL Carrier Financial & Insurance Services of Knoxville, TN South Central: Safe Harbor Insurance of Bossier City, LA SIAA is dedicated to the creation, retention and growth of the Independent Insurance Agency distribution system. SIAA provides independent agencies with the company access necessary to become instantly BIG. For more information on SIAA visit www.siaa.net. The National Insurance Agency Alliance For additional information, contact James Lane, Senior Marketing Manager, at jamesl@siaa.net. -End-