Business Insurance Associates named to 2018 Circle of Excellence
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From L to R: Phil Holness, Umialik underwriter; Christopher Pobieglo, President of BIA; and Angela Pobieglo, Vice President of BIA.
Business Insurance Associates Inc, a local Alaskan owned commercial insurance, risk management and surety brokerage, was recently named to the 2018 Circle of Excellence by Western National Mutual Insurance Company.
“We’re honored and humbled to be recognized for this award,” said President Christopher S Pobieglo, “it’s a testament to the staff at Business Insurance Associates and all the hard work we’ve put in, as well as the relationships we’ve built with our clients.”
The Western National Circle of Excellence recognition is announced annually to spotlight an elite group of partners who have excelled based on performance and growth over the past six years. An agency must also demonstrate that they meet high standards of professional excellence and integrity in order to be considered for this recognition.
Western National Insurance Group, headquartered in Edina, Minn., is a super-regional property-and-casualty insurance group writing over $560 million in Direct Premium in 19 states, plus surety in an additional 7 states. The group consists of eight active insurance companies (Western National Mutual Insurance Company, Western National Assurance Company, Pioneer Specialty Insurance Company, Western Home Insurance Company, Arizona Auto Insurance Company, Umialik Insurance Company, American Freedom Insurance Company, and Nevada General Insurance Company), as well as one affiliate company (Michigan Millers Mutual Insurance Company), together serving personal and commercial customers in the Midwestern, Northwestern, and Southwestern U.S, and in Alaska. All of the group’s products are sold exclusively through professional Independent Insurance Agents.