New Member: Pin Oak Insurance Group

Newly-formed Pin Oak Insurance Group has joined Valley Insurance Agency Alliance. Andrew Calloway opened the independent agency after several years as a captive agent at State Farm. The agency is based in Maryville, Illinois and is a full-service agency that focuses on personal insurance, commercial insurance and life insurance. As reported in the Insurance Journal, […]

New Member: Rector Insurance Agency

Rector Insurance Agency in Champaign, Illinois, has joined Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA). The agency is founded by owner Jon Rector in partnership with sons Jason, Collin and Brian Rector. Jon has just completed his P&C designation and is currently in the Safeco Producer Development Program. As reported in Insurance Journal, Jon brings a wealth […]

Elizabeth Powers Named An Elite Woman In Insurance 2018

Congratulations Elizabeth on being named one of the Elite Women in Insurance 2018 by the IBA! We are proud to have you with us and helping expand the knowledge and prestige for those within the insurance industry. Check out the article!  (See page 56 of the magazine for Elizabeth’s blurb.)

Wiley Insurance Agency Welcomes Melissa Burton

Wiley Insurance Agency in West Plains, Mo., has hired Melissa Burton as a new customer service representative. Burton will write policies and enter information into the agency’s management system for new and existing clientele. She has earned her Missouri Property / Casualty license and will also sell property and casualty insurance. Read Article Here  

Route 66 Insurance Welcomes Abigail Mitchell!

Route 66 Insurance in Cuba, Mo., has hired Abigail Mitchell as an insurance producer. In this position, Mitchell will work with existing accounts, generate leads, and develop new business. She will be responsible for maintaining customer satisfaction, as well as offering competitive options in the property and casualty marketplace. Read Article Here

Welcome Midland Commerce Insurance!

Congratulations to our newest member – Midland Commerce Insurance! Welcome to the VIAA Community and we’re happy you got some recognition in Insurance Journal/  Read Article Here  

VIAA Welcomes Bailey Family Insurance

ST. LOUIS — Bailey Family Insurance recently joined Valley Insurance Agency Alliance, a cohesive family of over 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Illinois. Bailey Family Insurance is a full service insurance agency specializing in home, auto, life and recreational insurance. The company, which is owned by Mark and Christine Bailey, is located at […]

O’Connor Insurance Hires and Promotes Team Members

O’Connor Insurance recently hired Jacque Brandel as Personal Lines Account Manager and Laura Dobyns as Commercial Lines Account Manager. The agency also promoted Elizabeth Schurwan to Assistant Commercial Lines Manager. Read The Full Article Here  Elizabeth Schurwan, Assistant Commercial Lines Manager Laura Dobyns, Commercial Lines Account Manager  Jacque Brandel, Personal Lines Account Manager