(ALEXANDRIA, Va. – March 16, 2009) – Joseph W. McCartin Insurance has been named the Trusted Choice® Agency of the Month by Trusted Choice®, the branding program of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, Inc. (the Big "I").
“The family-owned and operated Joseph W. McCartin Insurance agency has provided excellent, personalized customer service in Maryland for more than 40 years,” says Robert Rusbuldt, president and CEO of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America. “Their excellent team exemplifies the Trusted Choice® Pledge of Performance and we are pleased to announce that they have been selected as the Trusted Choice® Agency of the Month.”
The Joseph W. McCartin Insurance agency, headquartered in Beltsville, Md., has been serving local families and businesses since 1967. They are proud of their involvement in the community and their family tradition of excellent customer service. The agency provides its clients with a variety of auto, home, life, business and retirement insurance products.
“Trusted Choice® is an opportunity for Independent Agents to brand ourselves in a cost effective and efficient way that touts the benefits we can provide to our clients,” says Michael J. McCartin, CPCU, president of Joseph W. McCartin Insurance.
The Trusted Choice® Agency of the Month program recognizes those Trusted Choice® agencies that are going above and beyond in living the tenets of the Trusted Choice® Pledge of Performance and in communicating the benefits of their services to consumers. Trusted Choice® agencies agree to adhere to a written pledge that states they will work with their customers to identify the insurance and financial services that are right for them, their families or their business and use their access to multiple companies to deliver those products. It also states that they will help guide consumers through the claims process and help them solve problems related to their coverage or account, among other things.
Trusted Choice® educates consumers about the benefits of using independent agents and brokers for their insurance needs: choice of companies, customized policies and advocacy support. Trusted Choice® is the consumer marketing identity for over 10,400 independent insurance agencies and brokerage firms and 54 leading insurance companies. Go to www.TrustedChoice.com and click on “Find a Trusted Choice® Agent” on the homepage to locate the right agency for your needs.