United Valley Adds Five in 2016

United Valley is pleased to announce the addition of five member agencies in California this year:

Cooper Insurance Agency, Inc. in Easton, CA

The agency writes both personal and commercial insurance. Prominent classes of business include habitational and agriculture risks. Gary Cooper’s agency strength is excellent customer service to help grow and diversify their client’s business. Agency principal is Gary Cooper.

CMR Risk & Insurance Services, Inc. in San Diego, CA

The staff at CMR focuses on writing commercial business with a specialization in construction, manufacturing, and real estate. Agency Principals Travis Pearson, Erik Wenstone and Bill Bodenstadt lead the agency by providing expertise on risk management and superior customer service.

Warren G. Bender Co. in Roseville, CA

WGBCO is a large Sacramento area agency in business since 1938, with a mix of benefits, surety bonds, personal and commercial insurance. The agency is led by second and third generation family members Stephen Bender, CEO & President, Maggie Bender-Johnson, Vice President of Operations and Christopher Bender, Vice Present of Benefits. This agency is dedicated to providing expertise, education, and risk management solutions, specializing in construction, hospitality, manufacturing and non-profits.

Steven H. Spiegler Insurance Services, Inc. in La Jolla, CA

The Spiegler Agency writes personal and commercial business with expertise in habitational, restaurant and wholesale distribution business. Agency principal Steve Spiegler and his staff enjoy managing a book of business made up of longstanding clients and referral business, which speaks to the agency’s ability to provide excellent value to clients over the long term.

Michael Kennedy Insurance Agency, Inc. in El Cajon, CA

The agency writes a mix of small commercial, restaurants and construction accounts as well as personal lines. Agency Principals include the father & daughter team of Mike Kennedy and Sarah Kennedy. Mike and Sarah have built a successful and respected agency by focusing on building strong relationships with clients and carriers alike.

As new United Valley members, these outstanding agencies join over 70 independent insurance agencies with more than 100 storefronts throughout California and Arizona. Ranked #8 in Insurance Journal’s

Ranked #8 in Insurance Journal’s Top 20 Agency Networks and Aggregator Groups for 2015, United Valley has built a strong reputation by selecting the highest quality independent agencies and providing them with access to secure insurance markets, increased compensation, and comprehensive preferred partnerships–services that growing insurance agencies need.