ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 19, 2011 – American Modern Insurance Group is the newest member of the Trusted Choice® consumer branding program for independent insurance agents and brokers. American Modern, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, has joined 61 other leading insurance companies nationwide as a Trusted Choice® company partner.
“Trusted Choice® is proud to welcome American Modern Insurance Group as the newest company partner,” says Dave Evans, Trusted Choice® executive director. “American Modern has long been hailed for their specialty insurance products and individualized customer service. Today’s announcement is further evidence of American Modern’s commitment and investment in the independent insurance agency system.”
American Modern Insurance Group was incorporated in 1965. Its history dates back to 1938 when its parent company, The Midland Company, was founded in Cincinnati, Ohio as an automobile finance company. Since then, the company has continued to grow and develop to deliver an expanding array of specialty insurance products to homeowners and recreational enthusiasts. For more information, go to: http://www.amig.com.
American Modern’s commitment to Trusted Choice® is based on a belief in the importance of independent agents to both consumers and insurers, according to Mike Whitehead, American Modern vice president of agency operations. “The Trusted Choice® brand is seen as a seal of approval that can reinforce the confidence that consumers have placed in independent agents over the years,” he said. “We think the program is good for everyone—consumers, agents and us—and we are proud to be associated with it.”
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 more than 13,000 independent insurance agencies and brokerage firms and 60 leading insurance companies. For more information, go to www.TrustedChoice.com.
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