Austin, TX – Furthering its commitment to helping Texas’ independent insurance agents, Texas Mutual Insurance Company and the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) recently announced a new Strategic Partnership. Texas Mutual is the state’s leading workers’ compensation provider, and as IIAT’s exclusive Strategic Partner, IIAT endorses Texas Mutual as the workers’ compensation carrier of choice for the association’s 1,500 agency members.

In addition, Texas Mutual will collaborate with IIAT to develop quality programs and solutions to support independent agents.

“Texas Mutual is deeply committed to the independent agent community,” said Texas Mutual President and CEO Rich Gergasko. “This commitment is shared with IIAT, and by aligning our organizations, we’re working together to help ensure the success of independent agents and agencies across the state.”

Texas Mutual has a strong foundation of success, insuring 43 percent of the Texas workers’ compensation market, and protecting more than 70,000 businesses and 1.5 million workers. From industry safety groups to network discounts, a one-of-a-kind dividend program and customized safety services, Texas Mutual also helps businesses control their workers’ compensation costs. Texas business owners have received more than $2.5 billion in dividends over the last 20 years.

“IIAT and Texas Mutual share a vision of a strong, local independent agent distribution channel.” said IIAT Executive Director and President Marit Peters. “Through this partnership we can empower agents to deliver the best in service and workers’ compensation to their clients. IIAT looks forward to working with Texas Mutual as we strengthen our commitment to helping independent agents.”

Source: Texas Mutual