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Ryan Insurance Acquires the Schroeder Agency and Fox Insurance Agency

Ryan Insurance Acquires the Schroeder Agency and Fox Insurance Agency August 12, 2022 – Pittsburg, Kansas – Ryan Insurance an independent insurance agency, and Acrisure partner, based in Pittsburg, Kansas recently announced the purchase of the Fox Insurance Agency in Arma, Kansas and the Schroeder Agency in downtown Pittsburg, Kansas. Wallace “Wally” Wilson, Vice President…

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Wood-Dulohery Insurance, Inc. to Merge with ICI Insurance to Become Wood Insurance Center, LLC

Wood-Dulohery Insurance, Inc. to Merge with ICI Insurance to Become Wood Insurance Center, LLC PARSONS, Kan. – Wood-Dulohery Insurance, Inc., with operating locations in Parsons and Pittsburg, has merged effective July 1, 2022, with Insurance Center Inc. (ICI), headquartered in El Dorado, Kansas. Making the announcement, Bob Wood, president of Wood-Dulohery Insurance, said his partner…

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KAIA Members Encouraged to Attend Mid America Insurance Conference

KAIA Members Encouraged to Attend Mid America Insurance Conference Agents and brokers from the most engaged states in the nation come together to share ideas and present suggestions to bring about positive change to the insurance industry.  These agents of change call their group the Insurance Intelligence Committee and they gather at the Mid America…

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Mutli-factor Authentication – Required vs. Recommended?

Multi-Factor Authentication – Required vs. Recommended? By Josh Goodman The required use of multi-factor authentication (“MFA”) for businesses to qualify for or maintain cyber insurance is a common topic these days. While MFA is always recommended, depending on how system access is setup will in most cases dictate if it is required. The following will…

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KID Shares Licensing Statistics

KID Shares Licensing Statistics On March 29th, the Kansas Insurance Department (“KID”) held an Agent Advisory Committee where Chief of Producer Licensing, Monicka Richmeier, provided the group with an update on licensing activity.  There was a total of 147 new resident agency licenses issued in 2021 bringing the total resident agencies on record with KID…

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Kansas Insurance Department Reorganization

Kansas Insurance Department Reorganization Commissioner Vicki Schmidt recently reorganized a portion of the Kansas Insurance Department, combining the Health and Life and Property and Casualty divisions. This allows the Department the opportunity to cross train employees on all lines of business and allow them to specialize in either rates or forms. Julie Holmes, a 20+…

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Assurance Partners/Keller-Leopold Insurance Merger Becomes Iron Insurance Partners

Assurance Partners/Keller-Leopold Insurance Merger Becomes Iron Insurance Partners The merger of Assurance Partners and Keller-Leopold Insurance now has a new name: Iron Insurance Partners. “In uniting our companies together, our goal was not just to bring together the top agencies around, but to provide strength, confidence, and robust services to our clients,” said Shawn Myers,…

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