Insurance Office of America Celebrates 2022 Power Broker Award Winners & Finalists

March 4, 2022

RI 2022 Power Broker LogoLONGWOOD, Fla. (March 4, 2022) – Insurance Office of America (IOA) is pleased to announce that five of its top producers have been named Risk & Insurance 2022 Power Brokers®. Winners of this prestigious award are chosen each year from hundreds of nominees based upon their knowledge, creativity, resourcefulness, customer service, and most important, client recommendations.

Congratulations go out to each of IOA’s five winners who have been recognized for their exemplary efforts and customer service in the last year within their respective categories of insurance:

Lloyd Humphrey – Transportation

Phillip Lane – Construction

Billy McQueeney – Real Estate

Steve Miller – Technology

Bo Shaw – Real Estate

In addition, Matt Engle, a 2021 Power Broker Award winner, was named a 2022 Power Broker Award finalist for his outstanding work in the nonprofit industry category.

“We are honored to see these hardworking professionals recognized as Power Broker winners and finalists for their efforts over the past year. IOA’s standing in the insurance market is personified by them as they represent all that we strive to achieve for excellence and service,” said IOA Chairman & CEO Heath Ritenour. “It’s an honor to have them as part of our team, and I look forward to their continued success.”

Risk & Insurance selects Power Brokers through a team of 15 independent writers and editors that assist in conducting a thorough review process of each application as well as coordinating interviews to verify the testimonials from their clients.



The Risk & Insurance® Power Broker® Awards are an annual selection of the most effective and influential commercial insurance brokers. The Power Broker® designation is based on nominations provided by brokers and risk managers, and is judged based on the quality of the application and on references by risk managers in each industry sector. Hundreds of risk managers and risk executives are interviewed in the process of identifying and soliciting, evaluating and judging the nominees. Brokers are judged primarily on their creativity in solving risk-related problems during the previous year, their demonstrated industry knowledge and their high level of client service.



Risk & Insurance® strives to identify emerging risks and mitigation strategies, while covering the fascinating people who drive the industry forward. We also provide expert coverage of core topics such as property and liability as well as the many specialties that comprise the risk management and commercial insurance universe. In addition, we are well known for covering specialized risks faced by a multitude of industries such as workers compensation, energy, transportation, construction, health care, etc. Our goal is to not only inform and help our readers succeed in their careers but also to inspire and motivate.



Insurance Office of America (IOA) is the fourth largest privately held insurance brokerage in the United States. Founded in 1988, IOA is a recognized leader in providing property and casualty, employee benefits, and personal lines insurance and risk management solutions as well as insurtech innovation. Headquartered in Longwood, Florida, part of the greater Orlando community, IOA has more than 1,300 associates located in over 60 offices in the U.S. and United Kingdom. For more information, visit



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