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 and Norma Wohltman. Wohltman-Aherin Insurance Agency specializes in personal service and features a variety of insurance products including home, auto, business, farm and life. The company is located at 103 N. Main St. in Dieterich, Ill.

“We are very proud to celebrate 40 years in business, and we’re looking forward to a future filled with plenty of growth opportunities,” said Wohltman-Aherin Insurance Agency owner Diane Aherin. “VIAA has truly contributed to our most recent success thanks to their service offerings, as well as their understanding of the industry’s ever-changing technology.”

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 Wohltman-Aherin Insurance Agency, call (217) 925-5165 or visitwww.wohltmaninsurance.com.