Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), an alliance of nearly 150 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Illinois, has announced that Farmer City, Ill.-based Main Street Insurance Group has joined the network.
Founded in 2006, Main Street Insurance Group was acquired in 2018 by owner Josh Hawn (pictured above), who began working at the agency in 2015. Main Street Insurance Group specializes in commercial insurance, including hospitality and habitational, as well as other property and casualty insurance.
“My company is currently undergoing a complete rebranding transformation, so we joined Valley Insurance Agency Alliance to help us get to the next level in terms of a more comprehensive customer service experience, complete with the most extensive carrier partnerships available in today’s marketplace,” Hawn said. “We focus on customizing risk management plans to best suit our clients’ needs, and the alliance provides us with the most complete set of insurance tools to ensure our continued success.”
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Founded in 2006, VIAA generates more than $350 million in written premium. It is the regional founding member of the Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance, a $10 billion national alliance.