Van Zandt's clients will experience virtually no changes other than enhanced services and offerings. Terms of the agreement were not released.
“Our partnership with AssuredPartners presents a unique opportunity for our business to join a quality organization led by insurance-industry veterans that will provide more value to our customers,” said Van Zandt Chief Executive Officer Mike Arnold. “This move will allow us to take our operations to the next level while maintaining our constant focus on our clients and their insurance needs. But we are still the same agency , the same people with the same customer first culture .”
AssuredPartners recognized the strength of the Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary brand and the value that it will continue to bring.
“People know our agency and they know our name,” Arnold said. “Consistency and continuity will be maintained with our experienced staff continuing to serve clients in the manner they have come to expect."
“We are very pleased to welcome Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary to the AssuredPartners team,” said Tom Riley, president and chief operating officer of AssuredPartners. “The company's management team has built a quality insurance agency with a great reputation . We are honored to partner with them as we continue to grow in the Midwest, nationally and internationally.”
About Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary
Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary is a premier, full-service independent insurance agency based in Louisville. As one of Kentucky's most established and comprehensive agencies, the firm is proud to have been a loyal insurance advocate for nearly 100 years, serving all of its clients' insurance and financial consulting needs. The company's wide range of insurance and financial services includes all types of property & casualty insurance, life insurance policies, individual and group health plans, employee benefits packages, professional liability insurance, business continuation insurance, travel insurance, disability insurance, retirement and long-term care planning, 401(k) plans and much more. For more information visit. www.vzecins.com.
About AssuredPartners, Inc.
*As ranked by "Business Insurance" in the July 20, 2015 edition, featuring the "100 largest brokers of U.S business."