AssuredPartners Acquires Front Range Insurance Group & the Ft. Collins Division of VolkBell

07/25/2017 Written by: AP Communications

Dean Curtis

AssuredPartners Acquires Front Range Insurance Group & the Ft. Collins Division of VolkBell

Northern Colorado based agency provides full range of insurance brokerage services

LAKE MARY, FL – July 25, 2017 – AssuredPartners, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Front Range Insurance Group, LLC of Fort Collins, Colorado along with two divisions of VolkBell to include John Bell’s employee benefits team and Steve Smith’s property and casualty team.
The company provides business and commercial insurance, employee benefits insurance as well as personal insurance brokerage services. The combined organizations and their 28 staff will operate under Front Range Insurance Group going forward and will remain under the leadership of John Bell, Sue Roberts, David Wooldridge and Steve Smith – Principals.
“For over 32 years it has been the goal of our team to make our clients lives easier. We help answer hard questions, find ways to control costs and help make it possible for our clients to run their business knowing we’re working behind the scenes on their behalf,” said Front Range Insurance Group Managing Principal John Bell. “This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic regional and national organization that reflects the same values that made us successful. Our clients will continue to work with the consultants and service teams they know and trust. AssuredPartners allows us to further enhance our client focus and services on a local basis while at the same time incorporating our operations into a national platform. Our clients will benefit from the increased support, resources, markets and tools now available to us.”
President and Chief Operating Officer of AssuredPartners, Tom Riley, stated “VolkBell and Front Range Insurance Group are well known and well respected in the Northern Colorado marketplace. We’re pleased to have the strong client relationships and valued employees join us at AssuredPartners.”
For more information about Front Range Insurance Group, please visit:
Headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida and led by Jim Henderson and Tom Riley, AssuredPartners, Inc. acquires and invests in insurance brokerage businesses (property and casualty, employee benefits, surety and MGU’s) across the United States and in London. From its founding in March of 2011, AssuredPartners has grown to over $870 million in annualized revenue and continues to be one of the fastest growing insurance brokerage firms in the United States* with over 190 offices in 30 states, Canada and London. Since 2011, AssuredPartners has acquired more than 170 insurance agencies. For more information, please contact Dean Curtis, CFO, at 407.708.0031 or, or visit
 *As ranked by Business Insurance in the July 18, 2016 edition, featuring the “100 largest brokers of U.S. business.”

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