AUI is proud to announce Dakota Stiles as Digital Enablement Manager

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. is excited to announce Dakota Stiles in newly developed Digital Enablement Manager role Formerly AUI’s Delta Region Marketing Rep, this new role will put an emphasis on AUI’s digital enablement efforts both from an external agent facing view, and from an internal efficiency view. This role will be on the Digital Partnerships […]

AUI Celebrates Silver Anniversary with Sixth Consecutive 5 Star MGA Award

For the sixth consecutive year, Appalachian Underwriters Inc. (AUI) has been rated a Five Star Wholesale Partner by Insurance Business America agent and broker readers! “It’s an honor to receive this award from the retail producers. To be known as an MGA and Wholesaler that goes above and beyond is humbling and encouraging.” said Bob […]

AUI Commercial Specialty Director, Rhonda Henze, Name in Insurance Business America’s 2020 Elite Women!

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. is proud to announce that Commercial Specialty Director/Regional Vice President, Rhonda Henze, has been named in Insurance Business America’s 2020 Elite Women! She joins a handful of other female insurance leaders in their late June publication. “Her leadership has pushed the commercial team to excel,” said Marketing Director, Carrie Bay. “She has […]

AUI Holds 5-Star Ranking with Insurance Business America

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. is proud to announce that we have been named a 5-Star MGA by Insurance Business America for the fifth consecutive year! In their 2020 survey, IBA asked retail producers to rate the performance and service of their wholesale broker and MGA partners on a scale of 1 (poor) to 10 (excellent) in […]

Paul Kountz, Director of Reliance Risk Solutions, Among a Select Group to be Named a Certified Advisor of Personal Insurance by Wharton and Chubb

Paul Kountz of Reliance Risk Solutions in Atlanta, GA has been awarded a Certified Advisor of Personal Insurance (CAPI) designation from the Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Chubb. Paul is among a group of only 39 agents this year to receive the certification after completing […]

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. Scores 5-Star Ranking with Insurance Business America

For the fourth consecutive year, Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. has been named a 5-Star MGA by Insurance Business America! In its 2019 survey, IBA asked retail producers to rate the performance and service of their wholesale broker and MGA partners on a scale of 1 (poor) to 10 (excellent) in eight categories. AUI earned a score […]

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. Holds Rank as 5-Star MGA by Insurance Business America

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. has been named a 5-Star MGA by Insurance Business America in their 2018 rankings, making this the third consecutive year that AUI has held the prestigious title. AUI excelled at both the “Range of Products” and “Overall Relationship” categories. Thank you for rating us a 5-Star MGA! Read full article HERE.   […]

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

We are excited to announce that Appalachian Underwriters Inc. has been ranked the nation’s 5th largest MGA/Underwriting Manager/Lloyd’s Coverholder in 2018. This marks the third consecutive year we have held this title from Business Insurance. Ranks were determined by 2017 wholesale premium volume for property/casualty placements on companies that derive more than 50% for their […]

AUI’s Premium Personal Lines Division, Reliance Risk Solutions, Named a Top Personal Insurance Agency by Chubb

Chubb has bestowed its Cornerstone designation on Appalachian Underwriters, Inc.’s premium personal lines division, Reliance Risk Solutions (RRS). Of the approximately 3,600 U.S. personal lines agencies that work with Chubb Personal Risk Services, less than seven percent have earned the Cornerstone designation. “Appalachian Underwriters has worked with Chubb for the last seven years,” said Tyrone […]

AUI Workers’ Compensation Underwriters Recognized with Invite to BerkleyNet’s 2018 Ambition Summit

Appalachian Underwriters is proud to announce that two of our Workers’ Compensation underwriters, Andrew Cook and Caleb Day, were selected to attend BerkleyNet’s 2018 Ambition Summit this week in Washington D.C.! This three-day event brings insurance leaders together to network and learn about where the Workers’ Compensation industry is headed. Sales and leadership workshops and […]