GuideOne Foundation MyCause Awards named a VIAA member a finalist…

GuideOne recognized Bob Graves as a finalist in Missouri for the GuideOne Foundation MyCause Awards. The MyCause Awards Program recognizes individuals who are seen as unsung heroes in their communities for their efforts of improving the lives of others. You may not know, but Bob Graves is a Board Member and Flight Leader for Greater […]

Mathenia Insurance Group Expands Team

St. Peters, Mo.-based Mathenia Insurance Group recently hired Andy Kelly as a producer and Leslie Osborne as new business support. Kelly will represent a variety of insurance products and services to existing and potential clientele. His responsibilities include providing expert guidance and customizing insurance programs. Osborne will assist the company’s sales producers by issuing policies more […]

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 in Missouri and Southern Illinois. Founded in 1975 by Myron […]

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 will serve as managing producer, and Rubinstein as office operations. […]

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 benefit insurance. The company works with a variety of small […]

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 Springfield. According to VIAA Regional Vice President of Illinois Janice […]

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 owned by Jarrett Wallace, is located at 24 Elm St. […]

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 Norma Wohltman, Wohltman-Aherin Insurance Agency specializes in personal service and […]

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 and review their documents, as well as seek new clients. […]

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 Glen Ed Professional Park. The company specializes in farm, commercial, […]