Time and time again, we're awarded for excellence.

Over the years, we’ve been privileged to be recognized and honored by some of the most prestigious organizations in the insurance industry and business community at large. We’re proud to be a company that is not only recognized for our ability to service our clients, but also our ability to create a place where people enjoy coming to work each day. Creating such an environment ensures our employees are happy, which offers value to our clients and business partners, ensuring their happiness as well.

We would like to thank our business partners, clients and employees for helping us achieve the awards and recognition listed below. We promise to continue inspiring your trust and confidence in order to remain one of the most awarded independent insurance brokerages in the country.
 

Recognized as a Top Workplace by Fortune

This year Assurance was ranked as the #6 best workplace in the United States within our category by the Great Places to Work Institute. The full list of top employers is highlighted in FORTUNE magazine and online at www.greatplacetowork.com. Winning companies see many benefits including increased employee productivity, less turnover, higher levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty and more innovative and creative thinking.

Growth Acknowledged Industry-Wide

In 2013, Assurance was ranked as the 47th “Largest Broker of U.S. Business” by Business Insurance magazine. We’ve continued to climb this list year after year as a result of our organic growth focus, which averages out at 14% per year, over the past 10 years.

The Best and Brightest

Assurance was named a 2013 “101 Best and Brightest Company to Work For” by the National Association for Business Resources. We’ve been named to the best and brightest list for 8 consecutive years and have also been named an Elite Winner for 5 years in the categories of employee education and development, employee engagement and commitment and employee achievement and recognition

A Top Chicago Employer

The Chicago Tribune recently ranked Assurance #2 best midsize workplace on their “Top 100 Workplaces” list. We achieved this recognition based solely on the feedback given by our own employees, which was gathered through a survey conducted by WorkplaceDynamics.

Employee Engagement Leads to Success

Assurance was named to Business Insurance’s “Best Places to Work in Insurance” list in 2013 for the fifth year in a row. For the past three years, we’ve ranked #1 in our category.

Best Practices Agency

Assurance is part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) “Best Practices” Study Group. The annual survey and study of leading independent insurance agencies documents the business practices of what are considered to be the best agencies and urges others to adopt similar practices.

Crain's Calls Assurance the Place to Be

Crain’s Chicago Business named Assurance a 2013 “Best Places to Work” in Chicago. Coming in at #7, this is the 5th year Assurance has finished in Crain's top 10. The publication specifically recognized how well Assurance bonds its people to the company and one another with an emphasis on employees' professional and personal well-being and abundant celebrations.

Top 5 "Best Places" Honors for the 4th Year in a Row

We're proud to be recognized as the 5th “Best Place to Work in Illinois” in the large companies category by The Daily Herald Business Ledger. 2013 is the first year that Assurance has been classified as a large company with over 250 employees. The 2013 “Best Places to Work in Illinois” list was made up of 35 small/mid-sized companies and 24 large-sized companies.

Top Generation Y Employer

Brill Street & Company recently named Assurance to their “Top 50 Gen Y Employers” in Chicagoland list.  Employers are selected based on their Gen Y friendly benefit offerings such as flexible work schedules, opportunities for advancement and evidence of social responsibility.

Recognized for Our Marketplace Ethics

Assurance received the coveted "Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics" from the Better Business Bureau. This award spotlights companies that exemplify ethical business practices. The competition had more than 1,800 entries, with only 5 category winners and 3 honorable mentions.