• Insurance Office of America (IOA) and Learfield’s Campus+ Form Strategic Partnership

    December 12, 2017

    LONGWOOD, Fla. (December 12, 2017) – Insurance Office of America (IOA) and Learfield’s Campus+ announced today that the two companies will form a strategic partnership over the next four years, marking IOA’s first official entry into higher education. “We are excited to partner with a national sports leader like Learfield and its Campus+ program. It was a 2017 IOA Sports Partners and IOA Collegiate Consulting Group... read more »

  • Insurance Office of America (IOA) Makes Debut on Top 50 Personal Lines Leaders List

    November 20, 2017

    LONGWOOD, Fla. (November 20, 2017) – Insurance Office of America (IOA)  entered  Insurance Journal‘s Top 50 Personal Lines Leaders list this year in the No. 21 position. This is IOA’s first appearance on the list. “We’re thrilled to enter the list in the No. 21 position,” says IOA CEO Heath Ritenour. “We see nothing but great things ahead as we serve our personal lines clients with the same excellence and... read more »

  • Insurance Office of America (IOA) Holds 10th Spot Among Top 50 Commercial Lines Agencies

    November 6, 2017

    LONGWOOD, Fla. (November 6, 2017) – Insurance Office of America (IOA) is proud to be found in the No. 10 spot on Insurance Journal‘s Top 50 Commercial Lines Agencies list. This is the second time IOA has taken a top 10 position on the list. “We have a simple philosophy of taking care of our clients, partners and employees first,” says IOA CEO Heath Ritenour. “Being recognized as... read more »

  • Insurance Office of America (IOA) Raises Hurricane Relief Support for Puerto Rico

    October 16, 2017

    LONGWOOD, Fla. (October 16, 2017) – Hurricanes Irma and Maria recently ravaged the island of Puerto Rico leaving in their wake extreme damage to property and a power grid that some say will take many months to fully restore. To bring much-needed relief, Insurance Office of America (IOA) has donated $50,000 in support of United for Puerto Rico, a nonprofit set up to benefit the residents of... read more »

  • Insurance Office of America Sponsors Unprecedented Third Event in Symetra Tour

    September 27, 2017

    LONGWOOD, Fla. (Sept. 27, 2017) – Insurance Office of America (IOA) is proud to announce sponsorship of its third event in partnership with the Symetra Tour, the official qualifying tour for the LPGA. The event, the IOA Invitational, will be played the week of April 30 through May 6, 2018, at the Atlanta National Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia. The tournament will carry a purse... read more »

  • IOA Acquires Slaton Employee Benefits Practice, Major Accounts Group

    May 31, 2017

    LONGWOOD, Fla. (May 31, 2017) – Insurance Office of America (IOA) CEO Heath Ritenour and Slaton Risk Services EVP and Practice Leader Rick Neyman announced the purchase of Slaton Risk Services’ Employee Benefits Practice, Major Accounts Group, and its captive and alternative risk financing units. These assets, including all staff, will establish a new IOA branch office in West Palm Beach, FL. Neyman is managing partner... read more »

  • Insurance Office of America Becomes Official Insurance Broker of Orlando City SC

    May 24, 2017

    INDUSTRY NEWS RELEASE Central Florida-based Partner Aligns with Club’s Community Relations Efforts ­­­­ORLANDO, Fla. (May 24, 2017) – Insurance Office of America (IOA) has become the Official Insurance Broker of Orlando City SC. “We welcome Insurance Office of America to our organization,” Orlando City SC VP of Corporate Partnerships Rob Parker said. “They are a long-standing organization with great presence in central Florida, and we... read more »

  • Insurance Office of America Appoints Chris Labrecque to Board of Directors

    May 21, 2017

    Orlando, Fla. (May 21, 2015) – Insurance Office of America (IOA) announced the appointment of Chris Labrecque to its board of directors. He joins eleven other sitting IOA board members. “I’m thrilled to join the leadership group at IOA,” says Labrecque. “The future poses some very exciting possibilities, and I couldn’t be more pleased to be part of this innovative team as we map out the... read more »

  • Rough Notes Names IOA Agency of the Month

    March 30, 2017

    LONGWOOD, Fla, March 30, 2017 – Rough Notes names Insurance Office of America (IOA) Agency of the Month in its April 2017 issue. Each month, Rough Notes focuses on a top independent agency for its cover story, and the year culminates with the presentation of the coveted Rough Notes Agency of the Year Award. IOA’s story not only features  insights from its leadership on the unique structure of the IOA model... read more »

  • Insurance Office of America Begins Working with Wellness Expert Dr. Josh Axe

    February 27, 2017

    LONGWOOD, Fla., Feb. 27, 2017 – Insurance Office of America (IOA) continues to build its expertise in the employee benefits industry as it joins forces with wellness expert Dr. Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS. Dr. Axe is a certified doctor of natural medicine, doctor of chiropractic, and clinical nutritionist with a passion to help people get healthy by using food as medicine. In 2008, he started a functional... read more »

  • Orlando Sports Foundation and AutoNation Present $1.15 Million to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation at the 2016 AutoNation Cure Bowl

    December 18, 2016

    LONGWOOD, Fla., December 17, 2016 – The Orlando Sports Foundation (OSF) and AutoNation presented a check for $1.15 million to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) at the 2016 AutoNation Cure Bowl held at the new Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. OSF President Jeff Lagos and Executive Director Alan Gooch were among those who presented the check to BCRF President Myra Biblowit.  “BCRF’s work... read more »

  • Eagle American Climbs to 22nd Spot Among Top 50 Personal Lines Agencies

    November 22, 2016

    LONGWOOD, Fla., November 22, 2016- Eagle American Insurance  Agency, acquired in June by Insurance Office of America, ranked 22nd on Insurance Journal‘s 2016 Top 50 Personal Lines Agencies. This new position represents a 13-point jump from the previous report’s ranking. “The Eagle American team takes great pride in achieving such strong results. We also realize there is still tremendous growth opportunity for us,” says Herman Peery,... read more »

  • IOA Exhibits at 2016 Pennsylvania Self Storage Association Conference

    October 6, 2016

    LANCASTER, Pennsylvania, Oct. 6, 2016 – Insurance Office of America (IOA) Vice President Brian Bogdanoff and Commercial Lines Agent Debra Marcus exhibited at the Pennsylvania Self Storage Association (PASSA) 2016 Annual Meeting and Conference. The conference was held at the Eden Resort in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Oct. 5-6. The event includes a charity golf outing, keynote presentations, speakers on a variety of topics, and networking. “We represent many... read more »

  • IOA Ranked 14th on Orlando Business Journal’s 2016 Golden 100 List

    September 16, 2016

    LONGWOOD, Florida, Sept. 16, 1016 – Insurance Office of America (IOA) is honored to be named 14th on Orlando Business Journal‘s 2016 Golden 100 list.  An award luncheon was held today to recognize honorees and their commitment to growing not only the state’s economy, but the regional economy as well. Recipients of the coveted award were announced prior to the event on Aug. 9, 2016. “It’s an honor to make such a prestigious... read more »

  • Insurance Office of America Named on Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 Companies List

    August 11, 2016

    LONGWOOD, Florida, Aug. 11, 2016 –  Insurance Office of America (IOA) was named one of the winners on the Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 Companies List. For over 20 years, Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 program has recognized companies across Central Florida that are committed to making their company a great place to work. Employers are measured on several qualities such as workplace flexibility, company leadership, career opportunities, community service,... read more »

  • Insurance Office of America (IOA) 25th on Business Insurance’s 100 Largest Brokers List

    July 18, 2016

    LONGWOOD, Florida, July 18, 2016 – Insurance Office of America (IOA)  has been ranked one of the largest insurance agencies on Business Insurance’s 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business List. IOA currently holds the 25th position on this year’s list, moving up two positions from the prior year. Mergers and acquisitions in the prior year contributed to some of the more familiar names leaving the list as a... read more »

  • Insurance Office of America Acquires 100 Percent of Eagle American Insurance Agency

    June 6, 2016

    Insurance Office of America Acquires 100 Percent of Eagle American Insurance Agency LONGWOOD, FL – Insurance Office of America (IOA) is pleased to announce the acquisition of 100 percent interest in Eagle American Insurance Agency. Eagle American specializes in personal lines and select business insurance solutions. With revenue projected to exceed $20 million in 2016 and over 160 employees in 22 locations around the U.S.,... read more »

  • IOA Insurance Services Acquires Gold Canyon Insurance Services & Launches Transportation Division

    May 9, 2016

    PLEASANTON, CA, May 8, 2016 – Insurance Office of America (IOA), one of the fastest growing independent insurance agencies in the United States, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Gold Canyon Insurance Services, one of the largest brokers of Taxi, Para-transit and Limousine insurance on the West Coast. “The Gold Canyon team joining IOA Insurance Services will create a tremendous partnership opportunity for our advocates.... read more »

  • IOA Sponsors the LPGA Symetra Tour 2016 Opener

    March 17, 2016

    Aliso Viejo, CA March 23, 2016- The Symetra Tour, Road to the LPGA, kicked off the 2016 season February 19-21 with the IOA Championship presented by Morongo Casino Resort & Spa at Morongo Golf Club at Tukwet Canyon. This was the first of 23 events spread across 14 states in a season that will culminate with the Symetra Tour Championship in Daytona Beach, FL October... read more »

  • Justin Miller Enters Agreement with Wonderland Amusement Park

    March 1, 2016

    JUSTIN MILLER ENTERS AGREEMENT WITH WONDERLAND AMUSEMENT PARK Longwood, FL – Justin Miller of Insurance Office of America (IOA) along with Miller Insurance & Aviation Services, LLC. recently entered into an agreement with Wonderland Amusements, Inc. “Jamie Fulmer (assistant), and I are delighted to partner with Wonderland Park and are very impressed with the care placed into the safety of their attendees each season.” Justin... read more »

  • Palm Desert LPGA Star Lends Support for IOA Championship in Beaumont

    January 26, 2016

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., January 26, 2016 – The Symetra Tour, Road to the LPGA, announced today that Palm Desert native and LPGA winner, Nicole Castrale, will be part of the IOA Championship presented by Morongo Casino Resort & Spa from Feb. 15-21 at Morongo Golf Club at Tukwet Canyon. Castrale, who won the Southern California Golf Association (SCGA) state championship in 1997 at Palm Desert... read more »

  • IOA Longwood Office Gives Back to Community in 2015

    January 12, 2016

    Throughout the year, Insurance Office of America (IOA) makes it a point to not only passionately serve clients, but to also impact and serve the community. 2015 was an especially big year for the IOA Longwood Office, as they collaborated with several local charities to provide relief for those who needed it most. In January, IOA partnered with Safehouse, an organization dedicated to providing a... read more »

  • IOA Named Title Sponsor of 2016 Season Opener in Beaumont

    December 21, 2015

    Top 120 on Tour will compete at Morongo Golf Club at Tukwet Canyon DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., December 18, 2015 – The Symetra Tour, Road to the LPGA, announced today that IOA – Insurance Office of America – will be the title sponsor of the season-opening event, the IOA Championship presented by Morongo Casino Resort & Spa at Morongo Golf Club at Tukwet Canyon in Beaumont,... read more »

  • The Stewardship of Our Life

    December 10, 2015

    OUR INFLUENCE AND OUR STORY Now, I’m guessing if you’re like me, you’ve likely heard about the role “stewardship” plays in each of our lives. Typically we’ve been told that we are called to be stewards over the time, talent and financial resources of our lives. While I believe this to be absolutely and irrefutably true, it occurs to me there a couple more legs... read more »

  • IOA Partners with Memphis Grizzlies

    December 3, 2015

      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... read more »

  • IOA Remains with Hornets as Official Insurance Broker

    November 10, 2015

    November 11, 2015 – Insurance Office of America (IOA) and the Charlotte Hornets today announced that the two organizations have extended their partnership with each other for the 2015-16 season. IOA will continue to be the Official Insurance Broker of the Charlotte Hornets and will be the team’s exclusive partner in the insurance broker category. “We are pleased to extend our partnership with IOA,” said... read more »

  • IOA Sponsors Run Nona 5k, 15k, & 20k Challenge

    October 22, 2015

    Insurance Office of America will be sponsoring the Track Shack event Run Nona 5k, 15k, & 20k Challenge on Saturday, November 21. The starting line will be at the intersection of Tavistock Lakes Blvd. & Lake Nona Blvd. Come expecting an entertaining workout suitable for all ages. Every participant will receive a tech shirt and runners of the 15k and 20k are given medals. Overall... read more »

  • 2015 IOA Golf Classic Winner

    October 20, 2015

    Jackie Stoelting was crowned the winner of the 3rd annual IOA Golf Classic for back-to-back victories on the Symetra Tour October 11, 2015 at Alaqua Country Club in Longwood, Florida. Jackie took the lead by shooing her third 4-under 67 for a two-stoke victory. Her first win was in Arkansas at the El Dorado Shootout two weeks ago. Jackie decided to try something new for... read more »

  • IOA And The Florida Panthers Enter Into Five Year Partnership

    October 20, 2015

    Insurance Office of America (IOA) and the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League announced today they have entered into a five (5) year partnership designating IOA as an Official Partner of the Panthers. Elements of the program include on and off ice signage, hospitality, tickets, digital, and use of the Panthers marks. “We are excited to be working with the Florida Panthers in our... read more »

  • IOA Welcomes New Restaurant Group

    September 25, 2015

    September 29, 2015 IOA is pleased to announce an exciting expansion to our Property & Casualty division with the addition of our Restaurant Group in Ontario, CA.   Today, this team is comprised of five business consultants, and several knowledgeable client support personnel including claims advocacy and safety training. This group has over 120 years of experience in the restaurant industry as either owners, managers, trainers,... read more »

  • The Symetra Tour at the IOA Golf Classic

    September 24, 2015

    Year after year, hundreds of professional athletes compete from around the globe in the Symetra Tour for only ten LPGA cards and a $100,000 purse. Traveling around the country week after week, the ladies of the Symetra Tour stay with nearby residents to avoid the high costs of hospitality in every stop they make. Throughout their time in Central Florida, residents in Alaqua and the... read more »

  • IOA Sponsors Virtual IOA Golf Classic on World Golf Tour

    September 24, 2015

    World Golf Tour, otherwise known as WGT Media, is an innovative sports gaming company with over 20 million players worldwide across social and mobile platforms. Their games, WGT Golf and WGT Baseball, combine visually realistic graphics with highly interactive multi-player options. WGT Golf is the #1 free golf game on the web and mobile, with over 450 million virtual rounds played to date. WGT features... read more »

  • Give Kids the World and U.S. Hunger Team Up With IOA for Hunger Project

    September 8, 2015

    The 3rd annual IOA Golf Classic is taking place at Alaqua Country Club in Longwood, Florida for from October 5-11, 2015. 120 professional female golfers, from more than 30 countries, on the Symetra Tour have the opportunity to play for one of ten coveted 2016 LPGA cards and a piece of the $100,000 purse. While the world class athletes displayed at the IOA Golf Classic... read more »

  • IOA Sponsors Dixon Ticonderoga Team at 2015 Greater Orlando Heart Walk

    September 8, 2015

    The Greater Orlando Heart Walk is one of Central Florida’s largest charity walks each year. Dedicated to combating heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases, the American Heart Association has the goal of improving heart health by 20% by 2020; a goal that is easier said than done. Through improving patient care, advocating for better health, raising awareness, and much more, the American Heart Association... read more »

  • EAI Acquires Houston Based Agency, ASAP Insurance

    June 18, 2015

    Eagle American Insurance Agency (EAI) of Longwood, FL, is pleased to announce the acquisition of ASAP Insurance which operates four (4) locations in the greater Houston, Texas area.  The transaction closed on June 1, 2015. ASAP has provided high quality, low cost coverage and service for its commercial and personal lines customers in its Houston, Katy, Humble and Airline locations since it was founded in... read more »

  • Insurance Office of America Extends Five Year Title Sponsorship of the IOA Corporate 5k

    April 6, 2015

    Orlando, FL – Longwood based insurance agency Insurance Office of America (IOA) continues to champion the cause of corporate wellness by signing a five year, five figure sponsorship of the IOA Corporate 5k, Florida’s largest 3.1 mile run/walk. IOA has been affiliated with the event since 1995 and a sponsor since 2000. In 2012, IOA gained title sponsorship and will retain that position through 2019. IOA... read more »

  • Insurance Office of America Acquires Robert J. Hanafin, Inc.

    January 29, 2015

    January 29, 2015 Insurance Office of America (IOA) is excited to announce the acquisition of a family insurance business with more than eighty-five years of industry expertise, Robert J. Hanafin, Inc. “There were many synergies between our organizations beginnings and it did not take long for both parties to see this opportunity as a great fit“, said Tony Tatum IOA Director of Corporate Mergers &... read more »

  • Eagle American Insurance Acquires Commonwealth Insurance of the Bay Area

    January 28, 2015

    January 28, 2015 Eagle American Insurance (EAI) celebrated the New Year with the acquisition of Commonwealth Insurance of the Bay Area, Inc., a personal lines agency. Commonwealth was was established in 2002 by Jason Butts, as a family owned business of experience insurance professional serving Hillsborough and Pinellas County. “We are excited to have Jason and their team join Eagle—they will continue to serve their... read more »

  • IOA Acquires PMIS & Forms Medical Malpractice Division

    November 21, 2014

    Public Announcement | November 21, 2014 Professional Medical Insurance Services, INC. officially joined the IOA family on November 3, 2014. The PMIS team will join IOA as the Medical Malpractice Division. With 8 locations across the nation, the team already serves clients in many states and with IOA’s resources will continue to expand its specialty footprint. “We feel that the people, culture and nationwide resources of... read more »

  • IOA Acquires ICS & Forms Lawyers Malpractice Division

    November 20, 2014

    LONGWOOD, Florida, Nov. 20, 2014 – Insurance Consulting Services (ICS) officially joined the IOA family on Oct. 13, 2014. ICS (est. in 2005) is a seasoned firm with an experienced team, nationwide clients, and a level of service second to none in the niche lawyer malpractice industry. The ICS team is led by Renee Krause, who, prior to starting the company, was a practicing lawyer in the... read more »

  • IOA Expands to St. Helena, California

    May 20, 2014

    May 20, 2014 Insurance Office of America, Inc. (IOA) announces the addition of Cameron R. Crebs as the leader and producer of IOA’s recently opened St. Helena office in California. With 15 years of industry experience, Crebs is excited to partner with IOA. His local knowledge of the Napa Valley industry backed by the support of a nationwide agency will provide a platform of superior... read more »

  • 18,000 Person Office Party at Lake Eola

    April 18, 2014

     By: Track Shack | April 18, 2014 Last night was a genuine celebration of a 20-year effort to create healthy workplaces within Central Florida’s business and organizations.  It begins each Corporate 5k season (January – April) with the team captain who champions the wellness cause by engaging his or her co-workers to join in, commit, and train for the IOA Corporate 5k.  With supportive leadership and... read more »

  • IOA Goes International Starting with ACN in London

    January 17, 2014

    January 17th, 2014 Insurance Office of America, Inc. (IOA), the tenth-largest privately-held insurance agency in the US, founded by industry veteran and Chairman of the Board John Ritenour, today announced that it has received approval as a Registered Broker from the Corporation of Lloyd’s.  To distinguish the Lloyd’s Broker from the rest of IOA, the firm is trading as ACN Services London (ACN). “With the... read more »

  • Demetree Insurance Services Pairs with IOA Eagle Brand

    August 7, 2013

    August 7, 2013 We are pleased to announce that effective August 1, 2013, we completed the acquisition of our newest Eagle American Insurance Agency entity, Demetree Insurance Services. Established in 1968, this agency will bring additional value to the Eagle brand with revenues reaching 2.2 Million.  To learn more about services they provide, please visit their website at www.demetreeins.com. This office will remain at their current Jacksonville, FL... read more »

  • IOA Becomes Official Insurance Broker of the AFL

    July 6, 2013

      July 6, 2013 Insurance Office of America (IOA) today announced its new partnership with the Arena Football League as the Presenting Sponsor of ArenaBowl XXVI to be held in Orlando on August 17th. The partnership will feature prominent on-air elements during the live national broadcast of ArenaBowl XXVI on the CBS Television Network, as well as significant in-arena exposure at the Amway Center. In... read more »

  • Marshall Solutions Joins IOA

    December 4, 2012

    December 4th, 2012  We are pleased to announce that effective December 1, 2012, we completed the acquisition of our newest IOA Group entity, Marshall Solutions of America. Formerly known as Marshall Medical Forms and The Marshall Solutions Group, they provide paperwork management solutions, filing solutions, promotional products and high-end color brochures to their 900 clients, primarily in the medical field in and around Central Florida.... read more »

  • Creating the Eagle American Insurance Agency with DCP

    October 1, 2012

      October 1, 2012 Dowling Capital Partners (DCP), a private equity firm focused on investing in insurance and related services and distribution companies, today announced the formation of Eagle American Insurance Agency (Eagle American) in partnership with Florida-based Insurance Office of America (IOA), one of the largest privately-held agencies in the U.S.  Eagle American will pursue an acquisition strategy of personal lines agencies and books... read more »

  • IOA Partners with Six Flags

    January 17, 2012

    January 17, 2012 ORLANDO, FL –Insurance Office of America (IOA) has become the official Property & Casualty insurance broker of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation. Effective January 1, 2012 the new agreement offers IOA the advantage of broad awareness building opportunities and high-profile branding through the use of in-park signage at Six Flags parks, web banner advertising on sixflags.com, Six Flags Television and Radio Network promotional... read more »

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