Ovation Insurance Included In the Big “I”
2021 Best Practices Study
Fort Wayne, Indiana, August 8– Ovation Insurance retains its Best Practices status, once again becoming a part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States. This status comes by participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) Best Practices Study group. The annual survey and Study of leading independent insurance agencies documents the business practices of the “best” agencies and urges others to adopt similar practices.
Since 1993, the Big “I” and Reagan Consulting, an Atlanta-based management consulting firm, have joined forces to study the country’s leading agencies in six revenue categories. The agencies comprising the study groups are selected every third year through a comprehensive nomination and qualifying process and awarded a “Best Practices Agency” designation. The agency was nominated by either an IIABA affiliated state association or an insurance company and qualified based on its operational excellence.
The selected Best Practices agencies retain their status during the three-year cycle by submitting extensive financial and operational data for review each year. This is the third year of the current three-year study cycle (2019-2021), where over 1,000 independent agencies throughout the U.S. were nominated to take part in the annual Study in 2019, but only 262 agencies qualified for the honor. To be chosen, the agency had to be among the 35-45 top-performing agencies in one of six revenue categories.
“We consider it to be a tremendous honor to be considered a Best Practices Agency for the third year running and are humbled to be in the company of many of the best agencies in the business. We will continue to bring our very best as our agency moves into the future,” says Joel Dunham, Ovation Insurance president, and CEO.
Ovation Insurance was founded in 1961 and can offer insurance products from a number of different companies including Westfield, Auto-Owners, Indiana Farmers, and many other A-rated or better carriers with AM Best.
For further information, please contact Ovation at (260)-749-4970
Founded in 1896, the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (the Big “I”) is the nation’s oldest and largest national association of independent insurance agents and brokers, representing more than 25,000 agency locations united under the Trusted Choice brand. Trusted Choice independent agents offer consumers all types of insurance—property, casualty, life, health, employee benefit plans, and retirement products—from a variety of insurance companies.