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Press Release

March 9, 2018

Umialik, Western National Insurance Group Announce 2018 ‘Circle of Excellence’ Agencies and Award Winners

(Anchorage, Alaska) Umialik Insurance Company and Western National Insurance Group today announced their 2018 Circle of Excellence agencies and 2018 award winners:

2018 Western Region Circle of Excellence Agencies

  • Alaska USA Insurance Brokers

  • Business Insurance Associates

  • Central Washington Insurance Agency

  • Conrad-Houston Insurance

  • Davies-Barry Insurance

  • Dixie Leavitt Agency

  • Hale & Associates Inc.

  • Hanson Insurance Group

  • HUB International Northwest

  • Johnson Insurance Group

  • Malone Insurance Agency

  • PayneWest Insurance

  • Propel Insurance

  • RISQ Consulting

  • Shattuck & Grummett Insurance

2018 Central Region Circle of Excellence Agencies

  • Advance Insurance Agency

  • Boen & Associates Inc.

  • Bremer Insurance

  • Brown & Brown of Minnesota

  • Cobb Strecker Dunphy & Zimmerman

  • Corporate 4 Insurance Agency

  • Densmore Insurance Strategies

  • Dilley Zimny Insurance

  • Dimond Bros Insurance

  • The Horton Group

  • Insurance By Design LLC

  • J.A. Price Agency

  • Kraus-Anderson Insurance

  • Maguire Agency

  • Marsh & McLennan Agency

  • North Risk Partners LLC

  • Northern Capital Insurance Group

  • Otis-Magie Insurance Agency

  • Pierce Agency Inc

  • Rand-Tec Insurance Agency

  • Robertson Ryan & Associates

  • Sherman Insurance Agency

  • Troxell

  • TrueNorth Companies

  • Wise Insurance Agency

2018 Award Recipients

  • 2018 Fast-Track Agency of the Year (Central Region): Beacon Insurance Group

  • 2018 Fast-Track Agency of the Year (Western Region): Wasatch Leavitt Insurance Agency

  • 2018 Commercial Lines Agency of the Year (Central Region): North Risk Partners

  • 2018 Commercial Lines Agency of the Year (Western Region): Conrad-Houston Insurance

  • 2018 Personal Lines Agency of the Year (Central Region): Wise Insurance Agency

  • 2018 Personal Lines Agency of the Year (Western Region): Malone Insurance Agency

  • 2018 President’s Award: Jim Martin, Esq. of Gislason, Martin, Varpness & Janes, P.A.

The 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 (2012 - 2017). An agency must also demonstrate that they meet high standards of professional excellence and integrity in order to be considered for this recognition.

Umialik Insurance Company, headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, has served the property-and-casualty insurance needs of Alaskans since 1981. A member of the Western National Insurance Group, Umialik offers personal and business insurance products exclusively through Alaska’s Independent Insurance Agents.

For further information, please contact:

Steve Norman, CPCU, M.A., AIT
Vice President – Communications
(952) 921-5680 or (800) 862-6070 Ext. 7680
steven.norman@wnins.com