ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 11, 2010 — The Beacon Mutual Insurance Company has accepted an invitation to join the Trusted Choice® consumer branding program for independent insurance agents and brokers. Beacon, a mutual insurance company chartered by the State of Rhode Island, is the largest writer of workers' compensation insurance in the state. Beacon joins 54 other leading insurance companies nationwide as a Trusted Choice® company partner.
“We are pleased to have been asked to join Trusted Choice® as it is consistent with our desire to work with independent insurance agents to meet the evolving needs of our clients,” says James Rosati, Beacon Mutual president and CEO. “We look forward to promoting the resources that Trusted Choice® offers to independent insurance agents – along with our commitment to loss control and safety programs to help them help their customers manage their workers compensation costs.”
“Like Trusted Choice® agents, Beacon Mutual is dedicated to its policyholders and to treating them with respect and courtesy as persons and business partners, not just as policies, and to conducting company business in an ethical manner at all times,” continues Rosati.
The Beacon Mission is, “To be a substantial instrument in the stabilization, fiscal health and proper functioning of Rhode Island's workers' compensation system by providing the most innovative programs, competitive products and outstanding service to businesses and their employees.”
“Beacon Mutual is well-respected and well known by independent insurance agents and their customers in Rhode Island,” says Dave Evans, Trusted Choice® executive director. “By joining the Trusted Choice® brand, they are making an investment in their future and the independent insurance agency system while building on their reputation for providing responsive customer service.”
“I am very pleased to see Beacon Mutual join Trusted Choice®,” says Mark Male, Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island executive vice president. “Their philosophy of serving customers is exactly what Trusted Choice® agents in Rhode Island believe in.”
Trusted Choice® was launched by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) and several independent agency companies to highlight the benefits independent agencies and brokerage firms offer consumers—choice of companies, customization of policies and advocacy support. It is the premier consumer brand for independent insurance agents and provides national advertising and other strategic tools to reach consumers.
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 approximately 10,000 independent insurance agencies and brokerage firms and 55 leading insurance companies. For more information, go to www.TrustedChoice.com.
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