LONGWOOD, Florida, Sept, 12, 2016 – Insurance veteran Larry McLean has joined Insurance Office of America (IOA) as a vice president in its Longwood office.
McLean comes to IOA from Sihle Insurance Group, where he served as an executive board member and head of the commercial division.
“I am excited to be part of the IOA team and to work alongside CEO Heath Ritenour, President Jeff Lagos, and Regional President Danny Anderson,” says McLean. “I feel the last 25 years in this amazing industry have prepared me for this opportunity. IOA’s growth plans moving forward, specifically over the next five to seven years, will be a fun and exciting ride.”
McLean brings a rich background in insurance having started his own agency in his late 20s. He has been ranked Top 5 on FAIA’s Producer of the Year list and was ranked 13th in the country for new business with Zurich Insurance Small Construction. After a merger with Sihle, McLean continued his rise in the industry and helped the agency earn several prestigious awards.
McLean says he joined the IOA team because of its leadership, values, opportunities, and services available along with its passionate vision for growth. He holds five active license appointments, which allows him to provide solutions and perform in numerous areas of insurance.
Insurance Office of America (IOA) is a full-service insurance agency founded in 1988 and is one of the fastest-growing independent agencies in the United States. IOA is ranked 13th on Insurance Journal’s 2016 Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies report, and it is ranked 25th on Business Insurance’s 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business list. Headquartered in Longwood, Florida, part of the greater Orlando community, IOA has over 50 branch offices in the U.S., and an international office in London. With more than 1,000 associates, IOA specializes in providing insurance solutions for consumers and businesses in many diverse industries.