MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Insurance Group® (CIG) announced the appointment of Bernie Howes, the former Business Relationship Manager for Oregon since 2012, as Agency Development Manager for its Northwest Region. Howes is advancing to an expanded role overseeing business growth, recruitment and training for Oregon. CIG's Northwest Region encompasses the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Utah.
"The Northwest Regional Team is committed to serving our Independent Insurance Partners for all of their Agri-Business, Personal Lines and Commercial Lines account needs through continually evolving insurance solutions," said Bryan Stanwood, CIG Regional Field Executive—Northwest. "Bernie has been instrumental in cultivating new relationships, and we are very confident that he will thrive in his new role."
Prior to his assignment with CIG, Howes honed his insurance and management skills working in various roles for different insurance carriers. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business and Marketing from Montana State University in Billings.
About Capital Insurance Group
Capital Insurance Group® (CIG) is the leading regional property and casualty insurer serving the Western U.S. since 1898. CIG insures Personal Auto, Homeowners, Farmowners, Condo Owners, Vacation Property, Renters, Apartment Building Owners, and many kinds of Commercial and Agricultural Auto and Property. The more-than-115-year-old company is rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best, the independent financial monitor of the insurance industry. CIG manages personal, business, and agriculture risks underwritten by its affiliate companies: California Capital Insurance Company, Eagle West Insurance Company, Nevada Capital Insurance Company, and Monterey Insurance Company. Types of policies may vary from state to state. For more information, please visit www.CIGinsurance.com
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