Pittsburgh, PA (September 19, 2022) – Howard Hanna Insurance Services has been selected to be part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies from across the United States to be included in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) best practices study group.
Only 278 independent agencies throughout the U.S. qualified for inclusion in the 2022 study. An IIABA-affiliated state association or an insurance company must first nominate the agency, which then must qualify based on outstanding customer retention, growth, stability and financial management. More than 2,600 agencies were nominated this year.
“We are honored to receive this prestigious designation,” says Danielle Shearer, vice president and general manager of Howard Hanna Insurance Services.
The best practices study was initiated by the Big “I” in 1993 as a way to measure the performance of leading insurance agencies across the country. The annual study is conducted in partnership with Reagan Consulting, and it documents the business practices leading agencies and offers guidelines to help other agencies adopt those practices.
The Big “I” and Reagan Consulting jointly maintain the best practices gateway website (www.reaganconsulting.com/research/best-practices) that provides a preview of the annual best practices studies and various best practices tools. The gateway, as well as the annual study, is made possible in part through the financial sponsorship of various insurance companies and industry organizations.
The 2022 best practices study sponsors include Amerisure, Applied, Central Insurance, EMC Insurance, First Insurance Funding, Foremost, A Farmers Insurance Company, The Hanover Insurance Group, The Hartford, Imperial PFS, InsurBanc, Liberty Mutual/Safeco Insurance, National General, an Allstate Company, Nationwide, Progressive, Sun Life, Travelers, Vertafore, Westfield and Westfield Bank.
Howard Hanna Insurance Services Agency was founded in 1985 and offers a wide range of insurance products including but not limited to: home, auto, umbrella, motorcycle, boat, pet and commercial insurance needs.
About Howard Hanna Insurance Services: Howard Hanna Insurance Services is a full-service insurance agency that works with insurance companies to create a customized insurance plan for home, auto, umbrella, life, business and commercial insurance products. Learn more at www.howardhanna.com/insurance
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