IMA Wins Double Honors
IMA, Inc., the 11th largest independently owned insurance brokerage in the U.S., has been named “Agency of the Year” by National Underwriter magazine and the number one “Best Place to Work in Insurance,” among other mid-sized brokers, by Business Insurance magazine. IMA, is part of the IMA Financial Group, Inc., a diversified financial services company specializing in insurance, asset and risk management with 450 employees and offices in multiple markets across the central U.S.
“IMA is honored to be recognized as an outstanding insurance brokerage as well as the best broker to work for in the insurance industry,” said Rob Cohen, chairman and CEO of IMA Financial Group. “As an employee-owned company, we’ve created a culture of excellence for our employees and clients.”
In addition to awarding IMA the top accolade of “Agency of the Year,” National Underwriter granted the company Awards of Excellence in the sales and marketing and customer service categories. The National Underwriter judges were impressed with IMA’s employee ownership, commitment to “doing the right thing” in the communities it serves, and its additional services that help clients mitigate risk and reduce losses.
In an independent survey for the “Best Places to Work in Insurance” award, IMA employees demonstrated high levels of engagement and satisfaction to place first in the medium-sized agency and broker category. According to Business Insurance, 95 percent of employees responded that they understand IMA’s long-term strategy, and 95 percent responded that they have confidence in the organization’s leadership. IMA also earned top marks for having good communication, culture and working environments.