The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, Jan. 17, 2022

Leland Smith Insurance top 10 agency

VW independent/submitted information

Auto-Owners Insurance announced that Leland Smith Insurance Services Inc. of Van Wert, has been named one of the Top 10 growth agencies for the Company in Ohio for 2017.

The agency was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Lima, and during 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.

Shown is Kyle Strawn (center) of Leland Smith Insurance with Auto-Owners Insurance representatives Steve Speicher and Carolyn Muller. photo submitted

“Their growth and support only help to make the entire community stronger and more secure,” said Carolyn Muller, Auto Owners executive vice president, while also thanking the agency for its support and its business. “We are grateful they choose to do business with us.”

Celebrating more than 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  and casualty insurance company in the nation, based on written premium.

Auto-Owners Insurance is one of eight insurance companies in the United States to receive the highest rating possible, A++ Superior, by A.M. Best, a nationally recognized rating agency for insurance companies.

Auto-Owners is represented by more than 44,000 licensed agents in its 26 operating states. The company, which provides auto, home, business and life insurance to more than 2.7 million policyholders, is headquartered in Lansing, Michigan.

POSTED: 07/05/18 at 8:55 pm. FILED UNDER: Business