LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary, one of the nation's leading independent insurance agencies, celebrates 100 years of business success on March 19, 2014. The announcement was made by CEO Mike Arnold.
Founded in 1914, Louisville, Kentucky-based Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary employs 50 professionals and serves over 6,000 businesses and individuals locally, regionally, nationally, and globally. Generating annual premium volume in excess of $50 million, Van Zandt is one of the largest and most successful independent insurance agencies in the region and nation. By comparison, nearly a third (32%) of the nation's 37,500 independent agencies are small firms generating under $150,000 in insurance revenues, reports the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America.
In an industry in which the acquisition of independent agencies by publicly traded insurance companies and financial institutions is the norm, Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary is proud to have operated as a locally owned independent for 100 years. "Independence sets us apart from the competition. For a century, Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary has been dedicated to serving our clients and community, not Wall Street investors. As an independent insurance agency, we have the flexibility to create customized, creative, cost-effective solutions for clients who rely on our producers, principals, and support professionals to help manage risks through best-in-class business insurance, personal insurance, employee benefits, and financial services. We're committed to maintaining our agency's strength as a thriving independent, while maximizing our growth internally and externally," said Arnold.
About Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary
A full-service professional insurance sales organization, Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary provides insurance and consulting services in areas including Property & Casualty, Bonding, Professional Liability, Life & Health, Disability, Employee Benefits, and Financial Services. Relationship-driven, Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary is committed to delivering a total package of best-in-class insurance products, risk management services, and hands-on support. Clients benefit from Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary's professional relationships with the best insurance carriers and most trusted financial services firms in the business. Whether serving a multinational corporation or small family business, Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary is dedicated to delivering insurance products and risk management services that support client success—over the next 100 years and beyond. Contact www.vzecins.com or 800-928-7355.
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