Andy Byars (center), Vice President of Byars|Wright accepts this recognition from Sandra McCullough, Auto-Owners Regional Vice President and Jeff Harrold, Chairman and CEO of Auto-Owners.
JUNE 2016 - JASPER - Auto-Owners Insurance is pleased to announce Byars|Wright Insurance of Jasper, AL has been named one of the TOP 10 growth agencies for Auto-Owners in the State of Alabama for 2015. The agency was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Montgomery, and at a reception with all regional associates, where they and other recipients were presented with a plaque commemorating their accomplishment. Byars|Wright Insurance has represented Auto-Owners since 1956.
Jeff Harrold, Chairman and CEO of Auto-Owners, thanked the agency for its support and its business, stating, “Their growth and support only help to make the entire community stronger and more secure. We are grateful they choose to do business with us.”
“We are proud to have represented Auto-Owners Insurance Company since 1956,” said Haig Wright, President of Byars|Wright. “Auto-Owners is one of the strongest companies in our industry, providing the best in personal service. Auto-Owners are truly the No Problem People when it comes to claims and their overall service.”
Byars|Wright Insurance is a family-owned, independent insurance agency that has developed into a major provider of commercial and personal insurance products. Since 1946, the company has made several acquisitions that expanded its scope of business into the mining industry, church and non-profit industry, healthcare, grocery, restaurants, construction, manufacturing and financial institution markets. Byars|Wright has offices in Jasper and Gardendale.
Celebrating 100 years in business, Auto-Owners Insurance was founded in 1916 and has served Alabama since 1956. Auto-Owners Insurance is a Fortune 500 company and is the 17th largest property/casualty insurance company in the nation, based on written premium. Auto-Owners Insurance is one of 12 insurance companies in the United States to receive the highest rating possible, A++ Superior, by A.M. Best, which is a nationally recognized rating agency for insurance companies.
Auto-Owners is represented by more than 41,000 licensed agents in its 26 operating states. The company, which provides auto, home, business and life insurance to more than 4 million policyholders, is headquartered in Lansing, Michigan.