[May 29, 2013] Hampton, NH: The Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance (SIAA) announced the signing of 30 new member agencies in May. The Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance (SIAA) announced the signing of 30 new member agencies during the month of May, bringing the total of the past two months to 70. “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. May’s new members include: East: Legacy IFS of Willow Grove, PA Olde Liberty Insurance of East Hartford, CT Love Insurance Agency of Hurricane, WV Armor Group of Saratoga Springs, NY S.I. Agency of Woodbourne, NY Midwest: Alliance Insurance & Financial Services of Omro, WI Zohos Insurance of Mayfield Heights, OH Marco Miller Insurance Agency of Columbus, OH Virgin Financial Group of Columbus, OH West Suburban Assurance of Aurora, IL D.K. Insurance of Anderson, IN Global Insurance of Northbrook, IL Helenske Insurance Agency of Fessenden, ND Empire Park Insurance Agency of Omaha, NE West: Clear Lakes Agency of Buhl, ID MEB Insurance Services of Greely, CO Adam Hansen Insurance of San Clemente, CA Valley Center Insurance Agency of Valley Center, CA Kitty L. Johnson Insurance Agency of Keizer, OR Nevada Insurance Solutions of Las Vegas, NV Southeast: Hartsfield Insurance of Lawrenceburg, TN Farrar Lynch Insurance Agency of Clinton, TN My Community Insurance of Winchester, KY MJC Insurance Group of Nashville, TN Holtzmann Insurance Agency of Louisville, KY Taylor Made Insurance Group of Lexington, KY 1st United Insurance Services of Lilburn, GA Eton Bridge Insurance and Financial Solutions of Orlando, FL South Central: Bean Insurance Agency of Austin, TX Edward E. DeMars & Associates of Fort Worth, TX 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.