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July 11th, 2012

Safeco Insurance has recognized Higginbotham with two of the company’s top honors, the Chairman’s Award and membership in the H.K. Dent Society.

The Chairman’s Award is given to an elite group of independent agent partners to celebrate their success with Safeco. The H....

July 10th, 2012

Higginbotham hired broker Byron E. Johnson, CPCU as executive vice president within its commercial property and casualty division. He and his account service team of four professionals will join their local Higginbotham office. He and two others will join the firm in Dallas,...

July 9th, 2012

Higginbotham Managing Director Michael Parks discusses the consolidation of health and benefit agencies with Insurance Journal. Read what he and other experts say...

June 20th, 2012

The Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) announced that Susan Tyner, commercial marketing executive with Higginbotham in Wichita Falls, was awarded the Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR) of the Year at its Annual Conference and Trade Show June 15 in San...

May 24th, 2012

Higginbotham’s Corpus Christi branch office Swantner & Gordon won the AGC Construction Service Firm Award for year 2011. Bond Account Manager Mary Ellen Moore was also honored with the AGC Office Support Staff of the Year Award. 

May 9th, 2012

BenefitSpecialists, an independent employee benefits broker that opened in 1988 in Houston, has merged with Higginbotham. The firm will align with Higginbotham’s three existing Houston-area offices to offer a single source insurance solution to South Texas businesses and...

April 30th, 2012

Independent Agent magazine wrote about Higginbotham’s successful recipe for achieving growth while maintaining culture in a four-page spread titled “Developing a Secret Sauce” in its April 2012 issue.

April 25th, 2012

The American Heart Association named Higginbotham a Platinum Fit-Friendly Company for year 2012. The honor is reserved for companies that demonstrate a commitment to workplace wellness by meeting specified guidelines and achieving a measurable positive return on investment...

February 9th, 2012

On January 18, William Gammon Insurance, a Higginbotham company located in Austin, won a spot on the list of 2011 Best Practices Agencies, a national study conducted by the IIABA and Reagan Consulting. Performance was based on nearly three dozen factors like agency procedures...

February 8th, 2012

On January 18, Swantner & Gordon, Higginbotham’s Corpus Christi-based arm, won the No. 2 spot on the list of Best Places to Work in the Coastal Bend among midsized companies, 51-300 employees. The awards program was commissioned by the Corpus Christi Human Resource...


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