VIAA adds St. Louis agency

VIAA adds St. Louis agency | Insurance Business America

VIAA adds St. Louis agency

Valley Insurance Agency Alliance (VIAA), a network of nearly 150 independent insurance agencies in Missouri and Illinois, has announced that The 300 Group has joined the alliance.

The 300 Group, based in St. Louis, was founded this year by owner Quinten Lovejoy, along with investor and business partner John Chiorando. The agency specializes in commercial insurance, including property and casualty, workers’ compensation, and auto.

Lovejoy has more than 20 years of insurance industry experience. Chiorando is an experienced entrepreneur, chairman, CEO and philanthropist.

“We selected VIAA because the alliance offers the best, most comprehensive options for our clients,” Lovejoy said. “We strive to be much more than a resource for the ‘commodity’ of commercial insurance, and VIAA will enable our organization to simultaneously grow and succeed with our clients.”

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Lovejoy said that The 300 Group “features a proprietary approach to building risk management programs that seamlessly works with the alliance’s methods.”

VIAA generates more than $350 million in written premium. It is the regional founding member for the Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance.