Agency Partnerships: The Breakthrough Force in Distribution

September 20, 2021

Insurance Journal interviewed SIAA’s chief operating officer, Jeff Holmes, regarding SIAA’s number one ranking on Insurance Journal’s Top 20 list.

SIAA has more than 8,000 members today and has new agency members joining each year from the captive and direct agency channels, according to Jeff Holmes, chief operating officer, SIAA. While SIAA also caters to larger agencies, its focus on helping captive and direct agents on their transition into independent agency channel is a draw for many smaller agencies.

SIAA’s services to newcomers to the independent agency channel include its Agency Foundation Program, which, according to Holmes, is a step-by-step mentoring and consultative program that “really helps captive or direct agencies make that journey to the independent world.”

Read the full article, published on September 20, 2021 in the Insurance Journal Magazine.