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 and mid-sized business owners, as well as individuals seeking custom protection. HALO Insurance & Benefits Group is a member of Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a cohesive family of nearly 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois.

“Our mission is to help assist in choosing the right insurance for individuals, families and businesses,” said HALO Insurance & Benefits Group partner Charlie Fellous. “We have really grown during the past five years, and we currently serve clients located in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Florida.”

Pictured from left to right are Charlie Fellous, partner; Carlyne Weber, executive general manager, and; Harold Long, partner.

Founded in 2006, VIAA is located at 7745 Carondelet Ave. in Clayton, Mo. The alliance generates more than $125 million in written premium and is the regional founding member in Missouri and Southern Illinois for the Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance (SIAA), a $5.7 billion national insurance coalition. SIAA, which is the nation’s largest partnership of independent insurance agencies, consists of the highest caliber of firms that share a leveraged strength with their carrier partners and industry resources.

For more information about HALO Insurance Group, call (314) 351-4256 or visit www.haloibg.com.