LONGWOOD, Florida. (May 24, 2018) – Insurance Office of America is pleased to be honored as the winner of the 2018 ACG Orlando SMART Award in the financial services category. The Orlando chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG Orlando) recognized six middle market companies in different industries for their excellence in corporate growth.
“This award means a lot to us because we feel it’s important to be purposeful in creating positive growth,” said IOA CEO Heath Ritenour. “We love our clients and our community and feel we’ve built something special and long-lasting. It’s great to be recognized for all that our team has accomplished together and to support the central Florida community.”
Finalist companies were required to be in a current stage of growth with annual revenue or sales of $10 million to $1 billion, with headquarters in central Florida. This year’s winners were chosen from a field of more than 21 finalist companies in six industry categories.
ACG Orlando was formed in 2004 and is one of 59 global chapters of the Association for Corporate Growth, which began in 1954. ACG is the premier association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development and mergers and acquisitions. Today the Association for Corporate Growth stands at over 14,500 members from corporations, private equity, finance and professional service firms.
Insurance Office of America (IOA) is a full-service insurance agency founded in 1988 and one of the fastest-growing independent agencies in the United States. IOA is ranked 12th on Insurance Journal’s 2017 Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies report and 24th on Business Insurance’s 2017 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business list. Headquartered in Longwood, Florida, part of the greater Orlando community, IOA has more than 1,000 associates located in over 50 branch offices in the U.S. and London.