BOLT Insurance Agency Expands Team by 20% to Meet Demands of Growing Customer Base

Agency Builds out Team to Continue to Address Specific Needs of Small Business Owners

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FARMINGTON, Conn., June 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BOLT Insurance Agency (the Bolt Agency; www.boltinsurance.com), a leading online insurance agency that protects small business owners and consumers, announced that it will expand staff by more than 37% in 2014 and has already hired over 20 technology and licensed insurance professionals in the first quarter alone. The expansion reflects the growing demand for insurance products that meet all the needs of both small business owners and consumers.

"We're excited about the incredible growth and industry recognition we've seen in the past few months, as it represents the growing need for a better way for business owners and consumers to buy insurance, and our ability to deliver on that need," said Tom Hammond, EVP of Insurance Operations at Bolt. "Business owners and consumers want to make an educated choice in selecting their insurance coverage, but searching for multiple quotes can be time prohibitive. Bolt offers an option where small business owners and consumers can compare multiple quotes from leading carriers in real time, have access to a team of insurance experts, and can use the channel of their choice to purchase the insurance they need."

The Bolt Agency offers an online and interactive experience with leading carriers, enabling business owners and consumers to thoroughly compare coverage and pricing, and ultimately purchase cost-effective insurance within minutes. Through the Bolt Agency, small business owners and consumers have access to top markets and carriers online, with immediate quotes and expertise consultation.

The agency's proven Web-based technology collects all underwriting information required by top-line carriers, and allows business owners to view proposals online within minutes. The strength of the Bolt technology platform, process and team of experts combine to deliver a unique "high tech/high touch" approach to serving the very specific needs of small business owners and consumers.

About The Bolt Agency

The Bolt Insurance Agency (the Bolt Agency) works to protect small business owners and consumers by providing the best way to buy and service insurance needs online. Bolt agents help business owners choose the right insurance products to fully protect both their businesses and themselves personally. Bolt offers an on-line and interactive experience with leading carriers. As such, business owners can thoroughly compare coverage and pricing, and ultimately purchase cost-effective insurance for their businesses within minutes.

Insurance policies offered by Bolt Agency include, but are not limited to, General Liability, Business Property Insurance, Workers' Compensation, Commercial Auto, Umbrella Insurance, Errors and Omissions, Directors and Officers, Business Interruption, Employment Liability, Sexual Harassment and Flood. These policies are provided by top-rated insurance carriers, such as Liberty Mutual, Hiscox, The Main Street America Group, USLI, Progressive Commercial and Chubb. On the personal lines side, the Bolt Agency offers auto and home coverage from such carriers as Travelers, The Hartford, Progressive and MetLife.

The Bolt Agency is headquartered in Farmington, CT with agents licensed and operating in all 50 states. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bolt Solutions, Inc. For more information visit www.boltinsurance.com or call 860-777-2625.

Contact:
Media inquiries:
Josh Baker
Director of Marketing
BOLT Insurance Agency
860-777-2628
jbaker@boltinsurance.com

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