The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022

Leland Smith Named Top 10 Growth Agency

VW independent / submitted information

Auto-Owners Insurance has announced Leland Smith Insurance Services, Inc. of Van Wert has been named one of the TOP 10 growth agencies for the company in the state of Ohio for 2015. The agency was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Lima, and at a reception with all regional associates, where they and other recipients were presented with a plaque commemorating their accomplishment. Leland Smith Insurance Services, Inc. has represented Auto-Owners since 1996.

Jeff Tagsold, President & COO of Auto-Owners, thanked the agency for its support and its business, stating, “Their growth and support only help to make the entire community stronger and more secure. We are grateful they choose to do business with us.”

Celebrating 100 years in business. Auto-Owners Insurance was founded in 1916 and has served Ohio since 1936. Auto-Owners Insurance is a Fortune 500 company and is the 17th largest property/casualty insurance company in the nation, based on written premium. Auto-Owners Insurance is one of 12 insurance companies in the United States to receive the highest rating possible, A++ Superior, by A.M. Best, which is a nationally recognized rating agency for insurance companies.

Auto-Owners is represented by more than 41,000 licensed agents in its 26 operating states. The company, which provides auto, home, business and life insurance to more than 4 million policyholders, is headquartered in Lansing, Michigan.

POSTED: 06/16/16 at 7:14 am. FILED UNDER: Business