Integrity Marketing Group has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire California-based Gott Professional Insurance Services (GPIS). As part of the transaction, Johnny Gottstein, president and CEO of GPIS, will become a managing partner in Integrity.
Gottstein founded GPIS in 2007 to help state and federal employees obtain and make the most of their benefits, Integrity said. Since its founding, GPIS has become a recognized national expert in the federal employee market and has expanded to provide insurance and financial services products to municipal employees and members of the military.
“At Integrity, our passion for innovating insurance drives everything we do, especially as we develop solutions to help our partners achieve greater success,” said Bryan W. Adams, co-founder and CEO of Integrity. “Technology that’s centered on people is critical to the future of many companies like GPIS. joining Integrity provides GPIS with a roadmap for growth supported by best-in-class resources, shared services and cutting-edge insurtech systems and platforms.
“We’re always thrilled to welcome dedicated leaders like Johnny Gottstein and his team into the Integrity family. Together, we’ll make a bigger impact, and I can’t wait to see how we can serve even more Americans, especially those in public service, with their life, health and wealth protection needs.”
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“Integrity is a clear leader in our industry,” Gottstein said. “When you work with strong leaders and contribute your own experience and expertise, you can make a huge difference in the lives of those you serve. Everything Integrity stands for aligns with what we’ve been building at GPIS. We’re both committed to caring for our clients and offering them the best products and opportunities in the marketplace, which makes a great fit. By ourselves, we could only go so far. With Integrity, we’ll create something very special together.”