The Ayres-Rice Ins. Agency Inc., in Schoolcraft has been named one of the Top 10 growth agencies for Auto-Owners Insurance in the Western Michigan Region for 2013, the fourth time the agency has received this recognition.
The agency, which has represented Auto-Owners since 1988, was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Lansing and at a reception with all regional associates, where they and other recipients were presented with a plaque honoring their accomplishment.
Jeff Harrold, Chairman & CEO of Auto-Owners, thanked the agency for its support and its business.
“Their growth and support only help to make the entire community stronger and more secure,” he said. “We are grateful they choose to do business with us.”
Auto-Owners Insurance, founded in 1916 in Mt. Pleasant, is a Fortune 500 company and is the 18th largest property/casualty insurance company in the nation, based on written premium. Auto-Owners Insurance Group is one of only nine groups of insurance companies in the United States to receive the highest rating possible, A++ Superior, by A.M. Best, a nationally recognized rating agency for insurance companies.
Auto-Owners is headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, and serves policyholders in 26 states.