Important Guard Update – No Mono-Line Commercial Auto

Attention Agents, This is challenging news to share, but our Guard Loss Ratio is high and mono-line CL Auto is one of the contributing factors.  Therefore we have to temporarily stop writing Guard mono-line Commercial Auto in all states effective Monday, November 8, 2021.  You may still write the CL Auto, but you have to…

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Best Choice Commission Increase

Great News! As an Elite Partner with BTIS, Orr and Associates has been selected for an additional 2.5% commission on top of the 15% we currently receive for Best Choice GL binds as of 10/7 and runs through 12/31. Commission increase will be paid late January 2022. If you are not familiar with BTIS’s Best…

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Guard Work Comp Incentive

I wanted to share this exciting incentive with our producers.  For those of you who write with Guard, make sure to take advantage of this incentive while it lasts.   Guard does not offer Work Comp incentives in general, so this is a nice chance to collect additional commission. Here are the details:  New policies written…

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Allstate Dedicated Underwriter

Allstate is pleased to announce that they have assigned John Swasey as our dedicated underwriter.  Allstate will be hosting a web meeting Tuesday, September 21st at 12pm PST.  This is a great opportunity to meet John, learn more about their underwriting guidelines, discuss appetite and provide feedback and comments. Join Zoom Meeting One tap mobile:…

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Nationwide Dedicated Commercial Lines Underwriter

Nationwide is pleased to announce that Orr and Associates now has a dedicated commercial lines underwriter.  They’ve asked to host a meeting on Tuesday, September 14th at 9am PST.  Items to cover are listed below. Itinerary: Meet Chris Magabo New Commercial Lines Underwriter (SEE ATTACHED) Go over Target Market (Mono Line Workers Comp, Contractors, BOP…

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Message From Hourly – ACH Deposits

We’ve received a reminder from our rep at Hourly that the deposits are run through their ACH system. To avoid duplication, please do not submit payments to the service center for these accounts. We have already had a couple instances of duplicate payments. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Beth…

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Nationwide Expands Small Business Appetite

Fast Quotes, Broader Small Business Appetite Nationwide is becoming a very competitive market for businesses with under $100,000 gross sales.  Our marketing rep, Mark Lundquist, left us with this appetite guide. Please take note that Auto Service accounts are especially competitive.  Also, they are now a market for small artisan contractors including plumbers. To get…

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Meet Beth from Hourly.io

We’ve received a lot of questions about the new program from Hourly.io.  Our representative, Beth O’Reardon, will be holding a zoom meeting tomorrow morning at 10:30am. We encourage you all to join, especially if you write workers compensation.  We believe this will be a key market for Orr & Associates. You can access the meeting…

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