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 joining the company, he had a successful track record selling insurance for national insurance corporations. He previously worked in the banking, financial services, and human resource industries.

Thomas Insurance Advisors is a full-service insurance agency that specializes in auto, home, life and commercial insurance. Founded in 2007, the agency is owned by Gary Thomas and is located at 300 Chesterfield Center in Chesterfield, Mo. Thomas Insurance Advisors is a member of Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a cohesive family of nearly 100 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois.

“We are very excited to have Tom join our agency,” said Thomas. “His insurance industry expertise will enable us to grow, as well as continue to efficiently serve our existing clientele.”

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 $6 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 Thomas Insurance Advisors, visit http://www.thomasinsuranceadvisors.com or call (636) 536-2229.