VIAA News

Oct 28, 2015 Wohltman-Aherin Insurance Agency Celebrates 40 Years!

Posted Oct. 28, 2015 at 9:46 AM Dieterich, IL Wohltman-Aherin Insurance Agency recently celebrated its 40th anniversary in business. The company, which is owned by Diane Aherin, is a member of Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a cohesive family of nearly 100 independent insurance agencies…

Oct 11, 2015 Mathenia Insurance Group Announces New Ownership

St. Louis, Mo. : Mathenia Insurance Group owner Dave Mathenia recently announced that Bill Kaatman and Kristin Rubinstein have earned co-ownership of his insurance group.  Mathenia, who has more than 35 years in the industry, will continue to serve as the company’s managing agent.  Kaatman…

Oct 7, 2015 HALO Turns 5 Years Old

HALO Insurance & Benefits Group, which is owned by Charlie Fellous and Harold Long, recently celebrated its fifth anniversary in business. The company is located at 7413 Manchester Rd. in Maplewood, Mo. HALO Insurance & Benefits Group specializes in auto, home, life, business and group…

Sep 14, 2015 VIAA expands Illinois Territory

St. Louis-based Valley Insurance Agency Alliance, a family of nearly 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois, recently doubled its Illinois membership territory by adding 47 counties in Central and Southern Illinois. The expansion includes the cities of Bloomington, Champaign, Decatur, Peoria and…

Sep 10, 2015 Wallace Insurance Agency Joins VIAA

Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a cohesive family of nearly 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois, recently added Wallace Insurance Agency to its alliance. Wallace Insurance Agency specializes in auto, home, life, and farm insurance and is farm-certified. The company, which is…

Sep 2, 2015 Wohltman-Aherin Insurance Agency joins VIAA

St. Louis, Missouri — Sep 02, 2015 / (http://www.myprgenie.com) — Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a cohesive family of nearly 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois, recently added Wohltman-Aherin Insurance Agency as its newest alliance member. Founded in 1974 by Myron and…

Aug 18, 2015 Graves Insurance Group Promotes and Hires Personnel

Graves Insurance recently hired Allie Cannon as Personal Lines Account Manager and promoted Amanda Hurst to Commercial Account Manager. Cannon’s responsibilities include assisting producers in generating new business, as well as serving specific clientele and prospects. She will work directly with company producers to prepare…

Jul 23, 2015 AAdvantage Insurance Group Announces Merger

Dave Viox, founder of AAdvantage Insurance Group in Glen Carbon, recently announced his company’s merger with Premier Insurance Associates. Vince and Deb Valesano, former owners of Premier Insurance Associates located in Edwardsville, will also join AAdvantage Insurance Group. AAdvantage Insurance Group is located at 27…

Jul 16, 2015 O’Connor Insurance Celebrates 40 Years in Business

O’Connor Insurance recently celebrated its 40th anniversary in business. The company, which was founded by Robert O’Connor, is located at 12101 Olive Blvd. Robert’s daughter, Karen O’Connor Corrigan, is president. O’Connor Insurance specializes in a variety of insurance services including auto, homeowners, business, life, health…

Jul 14, 2015 VIAA Maintains Inner Circle Status

St. Louis, Mo : Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a cohesive family of nearly 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois, was recently named to State Auto Insurance Companies’ Inner Circle.  This elite group achievement demonstrates outstanding sales, professional service and business management. This…