VIAA News

Liz Letterman

Aug 30, 2016 Liz Letterman Becomes Farm Certified

Advisor Insurance Agency’s Liz Letterman recently earned the On Your Side®  Basic Farm Certification designation from Nationwide, the number one farm insurer in the U.S.  A certified agent understands a client’s farming operations, provides basic risk assessments that can help reduce expenses, educates clients about…

Pillar

Aug 24, 2016 VIAA adds Pillar Insurance as 100th Member

Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a cohesive family of independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois, recently added Pillar Insurance as its 100th member.  Pillar Insurance is a full-service insurance agency that specializes in commercial, aviation, personal and life insurance.  Founded in 2016 by…

Brien

Aug 12, 2016 VIAA Hires New COO

Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA) and sister company POWERS Insurance and Benefits recently named Brien Pidgeon as their new Chief Operating Officer. VIAA is a cohesive family of nearly 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois. POWERS Insurance and Benefits is one of the largest…

stephanie

Aug 11, 2016 Ellsworth Insurance Agency Hires New Employee

Ellsworth Insurance Agency recently hired Stephanie Phelps as an administrative assistant. In this position, her responsibilities include handling the office’s daily operations. She also will assist with accounting tasks, as well as arrange the agency’s purchases for office equipment and new systems. Prior to joining…

Kirk Donation

Aug 2, 2016 Advisor Insurance Agency, LLC Holds Local Charity Drive

Advisor Insurance Agency recently held a charity drive to benefit Sammy’s Window, which is located in Springfield, Mo. and provides direct services to foster and adoptive families in the form of clothing, food, hygiene items, furniture, school supplies, and baby equipment. The insurance agency collected…

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Jul 29, 2016 VIAA Hires Two New Employees

(St. Louis, Mo., July 13, 2016) Valley Insurance Agency Alliance, a cohesive family of nearly 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois, recently hired Kevin Horth as Agency Development Specialist and Mathew Myers as Member Development Specialist. In this position, Horth will be…

Tom Materniak

Jul 7, 2016 Thomas Insurance Advisors adds a Producer

Thomas Insurance Advisors recently hired Tom Materniak as an insurance broker. In this position, his responsibilities include selling commercial and personal lines property and casualty insurance and life insurance. Materniak has his Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designation from The National Underwriter Co. Prior to…

Groundbreaking

Jun 29, 2016 VIAA Breaks Ground on New Office Building

POWERS Insurance and Benefits, along with sister company Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new headquarters which will be located in the City of St. Louis at 6825 Clayton. POWERS and VIAA will occupy the 17,000-square-foot building’s second and…

Liane Ayres

Jun 20, 2016 Bull Insurance Agency Promotes Associate

Bull Insurance Agency recently promoted Liane Ayres to Customer Service Producer (CSP). In this position, she will handle a variety of customer service relations tasks which include providing clients with service quotes and managing the agency’s payment methods. Ayres, who recently earned her Property and…

Kirk Reisner

Jun 6, 2016 Advisor Insurance Agency Celebrates 10 Years!

Advisor Insurance Agency recently celebrated both its 10th anniversary, as well as being one of the very first agencies to join Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a cohesive family of nearly 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois. Advisor Insurance Agency is a…