MONTEREY, Calif., March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Capital Insurance Group® (CIGARETTE®), the leading regional P&C insurer in the western United States, is proud to announce its 2021 Agencies of the Year, representing each of CIG’s four regions. CIG partners with independent local agencies to provide the best possible service to policyholders. This unique partnership model is the foundation of CIG’s business, and each year the company rewards agencies that have made significant progress, exceeded expectations, and grown their businesses in their communities.

LaPorte & Associates

Dixie Leavitt Agency DBA: Leavitt Insurance Agency

  • Northern California Region Winner

Willow Glen Insurance Agency

  • Southern California Region Winner

Gallagher San Diego

These agencies are recognized for their outstanding performance, achievements, profitability and commitment to policyholders. “CIG has a long history of partnering with independent agents. Partnerships like these are a proven model for ensuring successful risk management for families, farms and businesses,” said the President and CEO. of CIG, Andy doll.

He continued, “I am very proud of the incredible professionalism and tremendous value that all of our agency partners deliver to their insured clients. Each year, I am delighted to recognize four agencies who have had a most successful year with CIG. Each has demonstrated a commitment to CIG through incredible financial results and their alignment with our team and our business strategy. I am thrilled to share this recognition and look forward to seeing what the future holds. can bring to our exceptional relationships.

About LaPorte & Associates
Situated at Portland, ORLaPorte & Associates is one of the most respected insurance agencies in the Pacific Northwest. The Gate’s mission is to provide exceptional value, absolute integrity and excellence to their customers, employees, carriers and community.

“The agents know CIG’s appetite, respect our underwriting process, are incredibly responsive, and give us plenty of time to review risks before binding them,” said Jennifer Wagner, regional field director of CIG. “They keep our sales and underwriting teams informed of who to contact across the agency. In addition, The door has quite possibly the most responsive and talented account manager underwriting at CIG has ever worked with. This makes partnership a strong two-way street.”

About Dixie Leavitt Insurance Agency
Dixie Leavitt is a full-service insurance agency that focuses on a variety of industries, including construction, healthcare, agriculture and crops, transportation, and captive insurance. Founded in 1952 in Cedar City, UTthe agency grew significantly eventually forming its parent group, Leavitt Group.

“Leavitt understands and embraces our underwriting and pricing philosophy, as well as the sales process and the importance of the agency champion,” said Victor Foggie, regional field director of CIG. “Leavitt provides clear direction on what CIG needs to do to link business, maintains a strong relationship with sales and underwriting, and appreciates our regional focus.”

About Willow Glen Insurance Agency
Based at Campbell, California, willow glen specializes in investment properties and provides creative and competitive solutions to clients from coast to coast. willow glen prides itself on providing knowledgeable, experienced and responsive service for personal lines, workers’ compensation, retail and building owners insurance.

willow glen thinks of us first and has seen the greatest growth in Northern California in 2021,” said Pauline Hepner, regional field director of CIG. “They work well with our underwriters – with a change in our management this year, there have also been changes in their underwriting team and they haven’t jumped in.”

On Gallagher San Diego
Gallagher San Diego is part of Gallagher, a global leader in assurance, risk management and advisory services. Serving customers in more than 150 countries, their management team fosters a dynamic entrepreneurial culture that makes them innovators in creating new products and services. Their unique values ​​and culture guide the way they do business and have resulted in Gallagher being named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies.®.

“Gallagher San Diego’s management, production and account support teams are fully committed to protecting and growing CIG,” said Bruce Ostrem, regional field director of CIG. “The agency team is very professional, cooperative and relationship-oriented. We really have a mutual respect for Gallagher San Diego at all levels.”

CIG is proud to partner with these agencies and recognize their accomplishments and future success with the Agency of the Year award.

About Capital Insurance Group
Founded in 1898, Capital Insurance Group® (CIGARETTE®) is a leading regional P&C insurer in the Western United States. CIG provides reliable agricultural, business and personal coverage across Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregonand Washington.

Recognized for its superior customer service and customizable coverage, CIG offers insurance solutions tailored to the needs of policyholders, sold exclusively through independent agents. CIG’s suite of insurance offerings includes coverage for homeowners, renters, personal auto, dwelling fire, business owners, commercial auto, farm owners, agriculture commercial, agricultural automotive, commercial real estate, and more. Throughout its footprint, CIG partners with regional and local charities and events to give back to communities in ways that promote preparedness, build resilience and provide relief in times of crisis.

CIG is underwritten by its affiliates: California Capital Insurance Company, Eagle West Insurance Company, Nevada Capital Insurance Company and Monterey Insurance Company. CIG members are rated “A” (Excellent) by AM Best, the insurance industry’s independent financial monitor and are proud to be part of theAutomobile Owners Insurance Groupof companies, one of the largest and most trusted insurers in the country. For more information, please visit

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