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Higginbotham’s Three Houston Offices Converge at Energy Tower I

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Higginbotham has united its three Houston offices under one roof and one operating name. Chapman Schewe Benefits Consulting, Madison Benefits Group and Swantner & Gordon are partners in the Higginbotham group. They moved January 16, 2015 to a shared space in Energy Tower I at 11700 Katy Freeway. Coinciding with the move, the partners are adopting the Higginbotham corporate name.

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Higginbotham Cements Name in Wichita Falls

Allred-Thompson-Mason-Daugherty Insurance (ATMD) agency, a fixture in Wichita Falls, Texas, since 1988, has begun doing business under the name of Higginbotham starting January 1, 2015. This follows a 2008 merger that unified the firms to offer a single source solution for insurance in Wichita Falls.

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Loss Control Specialist Steven Stick Joins Higginbotham

Steven StickHigginbotham hired Steven Stick as senior loss control consultant. He joins the firm’s Dallas office in its loss control department, which helps businesses throughout the state identify their property and liability exposures and develop strategies to improve safety, avoid claims, minimize financial loss and support regulatory compliance.

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Higginbotham No. 41 Largest Employee Benefit Broker

Higginbotham ranked No. 41 of the largest U.S. employee benefit brokers in a list published by Employee Benefit Advisor and Employee Benefit News. It is the first independent listing of the top large-group employee benefit brokers in the country to be ranked exclusively on Form 5500 Schedule A data submitted to the Department of Labor as of Nov. 7, 2014. (Data does not reflect groups under 100 lives, government entities and church plans that are not required to file. Any disclosure on Schedule Cs are also not contemplated. Nor are entities owned by brokers that operate under a separate TIM and name.)

With 21.48% growth, Higginbotham is tied for largest percentage growth countrywide.

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Higginbotham the “Best Agency to Work For” in South Central U.S.

Insurance Journal named Higginbotham the “Best Agency to Work For” in the south central region based on an employee survey that measured job satisfaction. Our President/CEO Rusty Reid talked with Insurance Journal about Higginbotham’s strategies for making our firm the “best in Texas.” Read what he and some employee survey respondents had to say in the October 6th issue of the magazine.

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Higginbotham in Corpus Christi Adds Bonds Manager and P&C Broker

Aaron Endris Bryan ParkerBond Department Manager Aaron Endris and Commercial Property/Casualty Insurance Broker Bryan Parker (pictured left to right) joined the Swantner & Gordon branch office of Higginbotham in Corpus Christi, Texas. Read the Press Release

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Higginbotham Climbs to No. 30 of Nation’s Largest Insurance Brokers

The list of 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business published annually by Business Insurance places Higginbotham at No. 30 of the more than 45,000 independent insurance firms in the nation. The rank, based on 2013 revenue, represents 17.3% growth from last year when Higginbotham ranked No. 32.

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Higginbotham Acquires Share of Willis of Texas, Inc.’s Operations

The transaction includes Willis of Texas, Inc.’s operations in San Antonio, McAllen, Victoria and Tyler. Combined, they add 35 employees and one new geographic market to Higginbotham’s Texas footprint. 

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Higginbotham One of 35 Elite Agencies

Higginbotham is one of 35 independent brokers featured on the inaugural list of Elite Agencies published by Insurance Business America. The magazine spotlights top performers from across the nation. Read why Higginbotham was chosen.

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Two Brokers Join Higginbotham in Corpus Christi

Commercial property/casualty insurance brokers Arthur Haas and Jeffrey King (pictured left to right) joined the Swantner & Gordon branch office of Higginbotham in Corpus Christi, Texas.  Read more.

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