IOA Partners with Memphis Grizzlies


IOA Partners with Memphis Grizzlies

December 4, 2015 – Insurance Office of America (IOA) announced today that the two organizations have entered into a new five (5) year partnership that began with the tip-off of the 2015-16 season. IOA will be one of the team partners in the insurance broker category.

The partnership provides IOA with in-arena presence, hospitality program, and limited rights to use team logos and marks. IOA has partnerships with more than 50 professional sports teams and leagues.

“IOA welcomes the Memphis Grizzlies to the ever growing stable of sports & entertainment properties that have chosen to partner with us,” said IOA Chairman & Founder John Ritenour. “The Grizzlies are one of the top teams in the NBA and our first sports partner in the state of Tennessee. The Grizzlies join the Magic, Hornets, Hawks, Wizards and the Basketball Hall of Fame in our basketball portfolio of teams.”

In making the announcement, IOA Sports Partners President, Paul Garofolo commented, “The Grizzlies represent a strong strategic partnership for us as we continue to roll out nationally but yet strengthen our southeastern roots. With partnerships in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and DC/VA/MD area, IOA will continue to expand its presence to match those areas of the country where we are doing business currently or are looking to expand our reach and representation.”

About Insurance Office of America 
IOA is the 11th largest privately held insurance agency nationally with its headquarters office in the Orlando suburb of Longwood, FL. IOA has 47 offices coast-to-coast and over 1100 employees and is one of the fastest growing agencies in the country. IOA has become the agency of choice for the full complement of insurance needs by an ever increasing number of business and personal clients throughout the US. Within the world of sports, IOA continues to experience significant growth in its client base of sports teams, leagues, facilities, associations and venues including members of the NFL, NHL, NBA, AHL, the Pro Football Hall of Fame Village Project, the Jerry Colangelo Golf Classic, and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. To learn more about IOA please visit

For More Information Contact:

Paul Garofolo, President, IOA Sports Partners