The Blog

2017 Fall Bond Seminar

By Rhett Dawson | September 1st, 2017 | Company News

Join Somers Goodman, Insurors Indemnity's VP of Surety, for a two-day seminar on October 5th -6th, 2017, at Insurors Indemnity Companies offices in downtown Waco.


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Striving for Higher Levels of Service

By Rhett Dawson | June 26th, 2017 | Company News

Pete was livid. It had been over 48 hours since he called his insurance carrier’s 1-800 number to report that high winds from the previous night’s storm had blown the roof off his factory. He had left several messages on the carrier’s automated system and his agent wasn’t having any better luck getting a response from the company.


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Email Update - Insurors Indemnity Moves to Office 365

By | June 19th, 2017 | Company News

​Insurors Indemnity recently upgraded its email to Office 365. This provides a new level of security and efficiency for our company. As part of this transition, any email extensions that used to use @insurors.com are no longer active.


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2017 Spring Bond Seminar

By Rhett Dawson | February 24th, 2017 | Company News

Join Somers Goodman, Insurors Indemnity's VP of Surety, for a two-day seminar on April 6-7, 2017, at Insurors Indemnity Companies offices in downtown Waco.


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Managing Across Generations: Engaging Your Workforce

By Rhett Dawson | February 13th, 2017 | Blog Article

Insurors Indemnity sponsored a session during the IIAT Joe Vincent Seminar bringing in a leading thinker on how to motivate individuals across the generational divide.


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Insurance Solutions for Non-Traditional Businesses on the Rise

By Rhett Dawson | January 11th, 2017 | Blog Article

With non-traditional businesses like food trucks on the increase, having the correct coverage in place and understanding how they will respond in different circumstances is vital to advising these clients. This article explores this as we take a look at a food truck business that has grown from a single truck to multiple trucks today.


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MRD Insurance Services' Q&A

By Greg Drake | August 1st, 2016 | Agency Profile

With the rise of technology, modern insurance needs are changing, rapidly. How are some agencies coping and thriving in this new landscape. We asked MRD Insurance Services, an independent agency in Austin, that very question.


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McGregor - Home of 5,000 and also a Fantastic Coffee Roaster

By Greg Drake | April 22nd, 2016 | Blog Article

What's it like to be a small business startup in a rural Texas town? That is exactly what we found out talking with Pinewood Roasters, a coffee roasting company in McGregor. Read more to find out about their unique business and insurance needs.


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Twenty-Three Agents Arrived in Waco for the Spring Bond Seminar

By Rhett Dawson | April 20th, 2016 | Company News

Last Wednesday, twenty-three agents and CSRs from across the state, and as far afield as Albuquerque, New Mexico arrived in Waco for the...


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Insurors Indemnity Companies' New Board Member

By Rhett Dawson | March 15th, 2016 | Company News

Justice Bill Vance joined the Insurors Indemnity Companies' Board of Directors bringing legal expertise as well as experience having served on several other boards.


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Extraordinarily Resilient - The Texas Economy

By Greg Drake | October 21st, 2015 | Food for Thought

A fascinating look at the Texas economy and its incredible flexibility in the face of a rapidly changing business landscape.


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A.M. Best Rating Reaffirmed

By Rhett Dawson | May 22nd, 2015 | Company News

| WACO, TEXAS - May 7, 2015 A.M. Best Company reaffirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) of Insurors Indemnity Company and its fully reinsured affiliate, Insurors Indemnity Lloyds (both of Waco, Texas). The rating outlook is stable.


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Memorial Day Weekend - Closed Monday 25th

By Rhett Dawson | May 22nd, 2015 | Company News

Insurors Indemnity Companies wishes all of our policyholders and customers a happy Memorial Day weekend as we honor our veterans. Our offices will closed on Monday, 25 May in observance of this holiday.


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Contractor Class Feature - Landscape / Gardening

By Rhett Dawson | April 22nd, 2015 | Contractor Class Feature - Landscape / Gardening

With summer fast approaching and 80% of U.S. households having a private lawn this is a preferred class of business for Insurors Indemnity Companies.


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How to Protect Your Agency From Online Hackers

By Rhett Dawson | April 22nd, 2015 | How to Protect Your Agency From Online Hackers

| ​What do Anthem, Target, Home Depot and Sony all have in common? All of these companies have been the victim of some of the largest data breaches in recent history. Hackers have stolen customer information, emails, millions of social security numbers as well as credit card numbers.


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Underwriter Profile - Jackie DeLaFuente

By Rhett Dawson | April 22nd, 2015 | Underwriter Profile - Jackie DeLaFuente

Jackie DeLaFuente is a new addition to the Insurors Indemnity Companies team, joining the company as a P&C underwriter in January, 2015.


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Dave Talbert Named CEO

By Rhett Dawson | March 9th, 2015 | Dave Talbert Named CEO

WACO, Texas, February 25th, 2015 – Insurors Indemnity Companies today announced that its Board of irectors named Dave Talbert as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer effective arch 1st.


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2014 President's Report

By Rhett Dawson | February 26th, 2015 | 2014 President's Report

> Dave Talbert, President of Insurors Indemnity Companies offers a review of how the company performed in 2014.


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Cheap Oil - Potential Impact for the Texas Economy

By Rhett Dawson | February 25th, 2015 | Cheap Oil - Potential Impact for the Texas Economy

The dramatic drop in oil prices from $107 per barrel in June of last year to approximately $50 per barrel today is cause for celebration on one hand. Primarily due to the fact that the drop in gas prices equates to the equivalent of a $750 tax cut for every American. However, there is cause for trepidation on the other hand as oil production in Texas becomes unprofitable once prices drop below $65 to $70 per barrel according to Waco economist Ray Perryman


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Everett Phipps - New Employee Profile

By Rhett Dawson | February 25th, 2015 | Everett Phipps - New Employee Profile

Everett Phipps is a new addition to the Insurors Indemnity Companies team, joining the company as part of the surety team in December, 2014. Growing up in Lubbock, Texas, Everett decided to pursue a business degree majoring in finance at Baylor University in Waco. Before graduating in 2011, he completed an internship at UBS in New York and then moved back to Waco to accept a credit analyst position at Community Bank and Trust.


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Spring Bond Seminar

By Rhett Dawson | February 25th, 2015 | Spring Bond Seminar

​Insurors Indemnity Companies would like to invite you to attend our Spring Bond Seminar. Over the course of two days, you will have the opportunity to earn up to 11 CE credits in a fun and interactive environment.


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Disbursement Control Accounts

By Rhett Dawson | November 17th, 2014 | Surety

This article explores an alternative underwriting tool that reduces the risks to the surety and in turn offers a contractor an additional path to obtaining surety credit.


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Amy Starnes - Underwriter Profile

By Rhett Dawson | October 28th, 2014 | Amy Starnes - Underwriter Profile

> Amy Starnes who was recently promoted to Surety Underwriter is profiled in this article. Amy has been with Insurors Indemnity Companies for the last 11 years and brings a lot of experience to the commercial surety underwriting area.


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The History of Halloween

By Rhett Dawson | October 28th, 2014 | The History of Halloween

With Halloween coming up on Friday, we thought you would enjoy this article from the History Channel that describes how Halloween evolved from an ancient Celtic festival to ward off roaming ghosts to the tradition we observe today.


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David VanDelinder, IIAT Executive Director

By Rhett Dawson | October 1st, 2014 | News

David VanDelinder, Executive Director/President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) gave us his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities independent agents face, as well as reflecting back on his career as he gets ready to retire from IIAT at the end of the year.


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Angela Dahl Interview - DeMasters-Daniels Insurance Agency

By Rhett Dawson | September 18th, 2014 | Agents

Read about DeMasters Insurance Agency and how they started, grew, and became a trusted partner of Insurors Indemnity.


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Customer Profile - Steve Norton, Founder & CEO of STS Electronic Recycling

By Rhett Dawson | September 18th, 2014 | Agents

When you first talk to Steve on the phone, you get a strong sense of his entrepreneurial drive. In just three and half years he has gone from an empty 50,000 square foot warehouse in Jacksonville, Texas with two employees to a service area that stretches across nine states and a second loca


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Gail Locker - Underwriter Profile

By Rhett Dawson | September 18th, 2014 | Agents

The first things that you notice when you look at Gail’s desk are the two huge computer monitors with pictures of buildings, reports and database searches pulled up. With detailed notes covering a legal pad Gail is busy researching a recent submission.

When I ask Gail what pers


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Garagekeepers Liability - Product Focus

By Rhett Dawson | September 18th, 2014 | Agents

Multiple alarms struck for auto repair shop fire in Bethel…3 cars and handmade tools destroyed by fast moving fire…damage estimated to be at least $300,000. This was the headline in a news story published earlier this month when a two-alarm blaze destroyed an auto repair shop and left nothing but charred antique cars behind. Among the cars destroyed were two Mercedes along with a Porsche.


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Half-Time Report - Dave Talbert, President

By Rhett Dawson | September 18th, 2014 | Agents

Read our halfway point update from our President, Dave Talbert. In here you can see what an exciting first half of the year we have had and what is to come in the coming months.


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Live On-Demand Agent & CSR Training

By Rhett Dawson | September 18th, 2014 | Live On-Demand Agent & CSR Training

Several of the agencies who have signed-up for Insurors Indemnity Companies live web-based training sessions have seen their quote to bind ratio has improve, in some cases by over 20% in just under 3 months.


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Transportation Surety Bonds (BMC-84) Set to Renew Soon

By Rhett Dawson | September 18th, 2014 | Bonds Product Foucs

​Property Broker bonds, also known as BMC-84 bonds, are necessary for operation as a transportation broker in the United States and are required by the Federal Motor Safety Carrier Administration (FMCSA). The bond demonstrates the financial responsibility of a broker, guaranteeing payment to motor carriers and shippers if a broker fails to comply with its contracts and agreements


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Welcome to the new website!

By Charlene Glenn | September 15th, 2014 | News

On September 18th, Insurors Indemnity Companies unveiled it’s new look which is reflected in a new logo, promotional material and our updated website.

A fast, friendly and flexible approach is central to how we do business and this is reflected in the new branding and website


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