AUI’s Coastal Advantage Program is Expanding its Reach in Florida!

Appalachian Underwriters’ Coastal Advantage platform is wide open for business in Florida. This program, which is 100% backed by Lloyd’s, is specifically designed for the coastal home insurance marketplace, bringing agents the full spectrum of property solutions with multiple carriers depending on the location and values requested. Available in Florida (except Monroe County), as well […]

Introducing BRIT Global Specialty on our Platform

Introducing BRIT Global Specialty to the Xpress Quote and Issuance Platform! BRIT replaces our old standalone program through AXIS Surplus Insurance Company. This means the exact same coverage, pricing, and commissions – 17.5% NB – will be offered! State Availability: Serving – Tier 1 and Inland Territories in FL, GA, IL, MO, NC, SC, & […]

AUI’s Principal, Robert Arowood, Named in Business Insurance America’s 2018 Hot 100 Issue!

Appalachian Underwriters is excited to announce that our Principal, Robert “Bob” Arowood, has been listed in Insurance Business America’s 2018 Hot 100 issue! “In its fifth year, IBA’s Hot 100 list pulls together insurance professionals who stood above the crowd in the past 12 months… From a pool of hundreds of nominations, IBA narrowed the […]

Appalachian Underwriters Partners with ValueMomentum to Enable Online Rate-Quote-Bind for Personal Lines with New Rating Software and Digital Engagement Platform

Appalachian Underwriters has selected ValueMomentum’s iFoundry Rating Engine and BizDynamics software for enabling rating and online quoting for AssetGuard Personal Lines program for valuable personal articles. AUI has offered AssetGuard for some time. However, the quote and policy issuance process at the time relied heavily on manual processes. “The program was very well received and […]

Safer. Quicker. Smarter. Credit Card Processors Now Available through AUI!

Appalachian Underwriters has partnered with Mercury Financial Group and CentralPayment to bring customers an affordable and easy-to-use credit card processing system that best fits their needs! Each of the processing systems incorporates cutting-edge technology and 24/7 customer care. Secure Processing: Our systems come EMV-ready and follow all PCI Compliance guidelines to help protect your business […]

Unwrap any of our On-Demand Webinars at your Convenience!

Miss a recent training? No worries; we now have on-demand webinars that you can access through your agent portal! Simply login to, click on the Agent Tools tab, then select Training Videos from the dropdown. We have listings for Personal Lines, Commercial Lines, and Agent Services. This library is constantly updated with new trainings, […]

Winter is Coming, and We Have your Artisan Contractors AND Snow Removal Contractors Covered!

There is a chill in the air, but the heat coming from our NEW BOP option for Artisan Contractors is enough to keep your insured toasty; and yes, we write your Seasonal Snow Removal Contractors! Eligible Class Codes include: Heating and Air Contractors Concrete Contractors Driveway Parking Area or Sidewalk Paving Dry Wall/Wallboard Electrical Work […]

Need Holiday Cash? Earn $100 Per Qualifying Bind!

Our high net worth division, Reliance Risk Solutions, is offering you three different ways to increase your Global Cash Card bonuses! Newly bound Personal Lines policies written with a qualifying High Net Worth Admitted carrier that are bound and issued with effective dates from 10/27/2017 through 12/15/2017 are eligible for up to $100.00 per bound […]

American Modern now OPEN for Coastal Residential Property!

AUI is excited to announce that Tier 1 and Tier 2 coastal capacity is open for business TODAY with American Modern. Sign up and request access here. It’s free, no volume commitments, no fees. Be one of the first to represent an admitted, direct billed, A+ A.M. Best Insurance company in your territory. Available in […]

Appalachian Underwriters Ranked Nation’s 5th Largest MGA for Second Consecutive Year by Business Insurance

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. has been ranked the nation’s 5th Largest MGA/Underwriting Manager, Lloyd’s Coverholder in 2017, making this the second consecutive year we have held this title from Business Insurance. Ranks were determined by 2016 wholesale premium volume for property/casualty placements on companies that derive more than 50% of their wholesale premiums from acting as […]