Companies & Affiliations



2_Color(72dpi)2Professional Independent Agents Association of Ohio, Inc. (PIAA) was created by a group of visionary agents who recognized a basic truth: individual agencies are stronger when they share common values and have a home base from which to advance their goals. PIAA is the collective voice of independent agents and their clients and an advocate on issues to insurance companies, legislators and regulators. PIAA is also a provider of the highest quality products and services that make it easier and more profitable to run an agency.



At Safeco, we are intent on offering the best mix of insurance coverages and pricing, and fulfilling the promise of our products when a loss occurs. Our most visible product is the personalized service and support we provide when a customer files a claim – whether it’s a fender-bender or the loss of a home. We have a history of thoughtful claims resolution, and we have earned a reputation for fairness that we work hard to uphold every day.


Travelers (NYSE:TRV) is a leading provider of property casualty insurance and surety products and of risk management services to a wide variety of businesses and organizations and to individuals. Our products are distributed primarily through U.S. independent insurance agents and brokers. Travelers is the second largest writer of auto
and homeowners insurance through independent agents. Travelers is headquartered in Saint Paul, Minn., with significant operations in Hartford, Conn. The company also has offices in the U.K., Ireland and Canada.


Ohio Casualty Group is ranked among the top 50 U.S. property/casualty insurance groups based on net premiums written (Best’s Review, July 2006). Ohio Casualty Group is the marketing brand for our six property/casualty insurance companies, which are licensed to write auto, home and business insurance. Policies are written through the independent agency system. The oldest company, The Ohio Casualty Insurance Company, was founded in 1919.


The Motorists Insurance Group has assets of more than a billion dollars and markets competitive personal, commercial and life insurance products. Motorists Mutual Insurance Company was established in 1928. The company is a major regional property and casualty insurer. Motorists’ personal lines, commercial lines and life insurance products are sold by a network of more than 2,800 agents working through approximately 600 independent agencies in a market of more than 32 million people. Motorists Life Insurance Company was formed in 1965. MICO Insurance Company, which provides coverage for select nonstandard automobile risks, was established in 1982.


Founded in 1810, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: HIG) is one of the largest investment and insurance companies based in the United States, with offices in Japan, Brazil, Ireland, England, and the United States. With nearly 30,000 employees and $2.3 billion in income in 2005, The Hartford was ranked 78th on the 2006 Fortune 100 list.


Westfield is an insurance, banking and related financial services group of businesses. Our
winning vision embraces innovation and opportunities in a changing world. Our strength comes through relationships we have built with employees, business partners and customers. The product we offer our customer is peace of mind and our promise of protection is supported by a commitment to service excellence provided by an exceptional team of people. Our success will be based upon sharing knowledge, building trust, ethical conduct, financial integrity and respect for people.


Progressive is a leader in the insurance industry. Founded in 1937, today we’re one of the country’s largest and fastest growing insurance groups. In fact, we wrote a total of more
than $14 billion in premium in 2005, and over $8 billion in private passenger auto insurance premium through independent agencies. We’re not only the number
one writer of car insurance through independent agencies, but a leading writer of insurance for commercial autos, motorcycles, personal watercraft, boats and RVs. Progressive is committed to selling through professional, independent insurance agents because we know agents and brokers provide unmatched benefits to their customers.



For generations, Grange Insurance and the Independent Agents who represent our company have been empowering people to live their lives with fewer worries by offering valuable insurance products and superior, hassle-free services that meet our customers’ changing needs.  Today we are a financially strong insurance provider with $1.3 billion in annual revenues and $2 billion assets. Located in Columbus, Ohio and rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best, we partner with independent agents who offer auto, home, life and business insurance protection to policyholders in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.


surety_weblogo104x48CNA Surety provides a full range of surety and fidelity bonds in all 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. Through a combined network of approximately 37,000 independent agents, the company has the capacity, experience and dedication to serve a full range of bonding needs, from the smallest commercial bonds to multi-million dollar contract bonds.