AUI Partners with EMPLOYERS and iBynd to Offer Workers’ Compensation to Independent Agents

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. (AUI) now offers the ability for their independent agents to submit, quote, and bind Workers’ Compensation for small businesses through EMPLOYERS.  With the help of iBynd, a technology provider that makes it simple and easy to submit, quote, and bind digitally in real-time, AUI’s agents can use their AUI login credentials to […]

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. Opens New Office with New Regional Manager

We are thrilled to announce that we have opened a new satellite office in Richardson, TX, in which new hire, Terry Holley, will be the Regional Manager. Holley comes to AUI with over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, with former roles including Senior Vice President and Director at other various insurance entities. […]

Launch the Enhanced Now!

AUI has launched an enhanced agent portal, which now features a more user-friendly set up where agents can see which carriers are available through each rater. Enhancements include: The carriers available are shown per rater, so you know exactly where your business is being quoted. Most* carriers available in your state will be easily highlighted […]

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 […]

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. Promotes Zach Blaetz to Mid Atlantic Regional Manager

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. is proud to announce Zach Blaetz as Mid Atlantic Regional Manager. Formerly AUI’s Atlantic Marketing Representative, Zach will still be helping to place accounts for NY, RI, NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA, NC, and SC agents while also managing the satellite office in Burlington, NC. Zach came to AUI in 2016 with […]

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 […]

Thimble: Changing the Insurance Game

You now have access to Thimble via Appalachian Underwriters, and here’s what you need to know about the on-demand insurance platform for short-term, small-business-centered policies. Formerly Verifly, Thimble makes the bold claim that lures clients in from the beginning, “Insured in 60 seconds.” What started as bringing an insurance option to the very niche target […]

AUI is Partnering with Next Insurance to Bring You More Options for Commercial Accounts!

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. is excited to announce that we are partnering with Next Insurance to offer agents a compelling General Liability, Errors & Omissions, and Commercial Auto offering! Highlights: Available in all 50 states, with the exception of commercial auto (more information on state availability to follow) Over 1,000 eligible classes Competitive rates Quote, Bind, […]

Our Manufactured Home/Dwelling Fire Market is Expanding its Reach!

Through AUI’s partnership with Aegis General Insurance Agency, Inc., agents can rate, quote, issue, and have servicing capability on Manufactured Home/Dwelling accounts directly with an “A” rated A.M. Best Co. carrier! Note that this market is now eligible in both Tier 1 and Tier 2 territories. Now available in AZ, IN, KS, MS, NM, NV, […]