St. Louis company adds vice president to grow Southern Illinois region.
Online PR News – 10-April-2015 – St. Louis, Mo. – Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a cohesive family of 85 independent insurance
agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois, recently hired Janice Dunphy as Regional Vice President for Southern Illinois. Dunphy’s responsibilities include identification, recruitment and management of a growing group of alliance members.
She is accountable for implementing a regional plan to pursue and enlist new partnerships with independent insurance agencies.
Prior to this position, Dunphy served as a marketing representative at a state insurance organization for more than 15 years. She initiated and facilitated relationships among insurance agents to achieve a cohesive group.
Founded in 2006, VIAA generates more than $125 million in written premium and is a regional founding member of Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance (SIAA), a $5.7 billion national insurance coalition. SIAA, which is the nation’s largest partnership of independent insurance companies, consists of the highest caliber of firms that share a leveraged strength when working with carriers and industry resources.
“Janice will play an integral part in developing our Southern Illinois distribution strategy,” said VIAA’s Director of Business Development Henry Powers. “We are confident that she will help grow our Southern Illinois region due to her long-standing agency relationships.”
VIAA is the sister company of family owned and operated POWERS Insurance and Benefits, which is one of the
largest independent insurance distributors in the bi-state region. VIAA is located at 7745 Carondelet Ave. in Clayton, Mo.
For more information, call (314) 333-4910.