2017 News Archive

December 11, 2017
At the Insurance Business America Awards 2017 November 29 at the Navy Pier in Chicago, Higginbotham Chairman/CEO Rusty Reid received the award for Agency CEO of the Year from finalists across the U.S....
November 9, 2017
In its fourth year, Insurance Business America has once again included Higginbotham among its Elite Agencies, a group of 45 firms from all regions of the nation that represent the finest in the retail insurance industry. In a special report, Higginbotham shares why its single source...
September 29, 2017
In late 2017, Kilpatrick Insurance will relocate three miles east to join Higginbotham's two Fort Worth, Texas, offices. The union adds 15 professionals to Higginbotham's commercial and personal property/casualty division. This is the firm's second merger in its home town this year to keep pace...
August 15, 2017
A.R. "Buddy" Dike, a legacy in Fort Worth business and TCU football, and his colleagues at The Dike Company have joined Higginbotham's home office. As executive vice presidents, Dike and Tim Engelbert and two account managers will supplement Higginbotham's five existing life insurance and estate...
July 14, 2017
The annual rank of the 100 largest independent insurance brokers in the U.S. published in the July edition of Business Insurance places Higginbotham at No. 27, up from No. 31 based on the firm's 17.5 percent revenue increase in 2016. Last year, Higginbotham became the leader among Texas-...
July 5, 2017
Property/casualty insurance brokers Gray Holden and Chris Lavigne, partners in business for three years, have joined Higginbotham in Oklahoma City, marking the firm's first expansion outside the Texas state border in its 69-year history. Altogether, the firm has a workforce of 880 with the capacity...
June 26, 2017
Higginbotham has partnered with the Jeannette Blanton Insurance Agency, Inc., a branch office of Dallas-based Independent Insurance Group, Inc. that is located in Ennis, Texas. The seven-person office is operated by Jeannette Blanton-Monnat and endorsed by the Association of Pool and Spa...
June 21, 2017
Painter & Johnson Financial is a broker of insurance, securities and employee benefits based in Brownwood, Texas, that has joined Higginbotham. The union of the two firms encompasses non-variable insurance products, expanding the customer service capabilities for insurance clients of Painter...
June 1, 2017
Higginbotham named John Garcia an associate of employee benefits and Jordan Lewis an associate of business insurance at its office in McAllen, Texas. They join the office’s four existing brokers and support staff to expand the group’s capacity to provide Higginbotham’s single source solution for...
May 31, 2017
Higginbotham hired commercial property and casualty insurance broker Kyle J. Schielack as vice president at its Houston office. He brings eight years’ experience managing risk and insurance for commercial real estate and development, multi-family, manufacturing and distribution companies in Houston...

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