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Brown & Brown Insurance
Springdale, AR
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Brown & Brown provides risk management solutions to help protect what our customers value most.

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Arthur J. Gallagher Co. is a US-based global insurance brokerage and risk management services firm headquartered in Rolling Meadows Illinois. The firm was established in 1927 and is one of the largest insurance brokers in the world.

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For more than 100 years BHC Insurance has been protecting our customers and all they have worked for with more than just insurance. We are professional consultants driven by curiosity to better understand your business. We start by exploring the way your business operates and your risk exposures in order to devise plans for effective risk mitigation and management. As an independent agency we pair your business with the most appropriate carriers for your specific needs. From understanding your unique risk exposures to delivering value in the complex world of contract surety and bonding to structuring the most advantageous employee benefits program S we explore understand and plan for your success.

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McGriff comprises McGriff Insurance Services Inc. and McGriff Seibels Williams Inc. McGriff is a subsidiary of Truist Insurance Holdings the sixth largest insurance broker in the United States and seventh largest in the world. Truist Insurance Holdings is owned by Truist Bank one of the nations largest and best managed financial institutions.McGriff partners with the top insurance companies in the nation to provide highly consultative risk management and insurance solutions for businesses of all sizes as well as for personal insurance needs. Our coverages include commercial property and casualty small business employee benefits management liability personal lines and more.We operate more than 120 agencies in Alabama Arkansas California Florida Georgia Indiana Kentucky Louisiana Maryland Mississippi North Carolina Pennsylvania South Carolina Tennessee Texas Virginia and West Virginia. We also have a vast global reach extending into more than 120 countries. It all adds up to global size regional focus and local service.The guiding principle of our organization is Client First. Simply put this principle drives everything we do and how we operate. The passion of our teammates is one of the first things clients recognize in working with McGriff.At McGriff we combine our consultative approach with a clear understanding of how and when to deploy our vast international resources meaning we listen understand and execute with precision. We re passionate and relentless about making our clients successful as we protect their assets and secure their future.

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Cross Pointe Insurance Advisors LLC has a long and trusted history as one of the oldest and largest insurance agencies in Arkansas. The Allen Kennedy Agency was founded in Fort Smith in 1889 by Allan Kennedy first president and founder of the statewide Independent Agents of Arkansas. In 1946 the agency became known as Kennedy Albers Phillips when Sam H. Phillips Mr. Kennedys nephew joined the agency. Kennedy Albers Phillips then purchased Arkansas Valley the second oldest agency in Fort Smith in 1982. The name was changed to Phillips Foltz Pryor Associates and was later shortened to PFP Insurance until 2004 when it merged with Johnson Moorman and Russell to become a new entity named JMRPFP Insurance. After its merger in 2004 JMRPFP quickly became a leader in Property and Casualty Insurance Group Benefits and most recently Financial and Life products. The three senior insurance producers have more than 150 years of combined insurance experience and the entire staff can boast over 500

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For more than 100 years BHC Insurance has been protecting our customers and all they have worked for with more than just insurance. We are professional consultants driven by curiosity to better understand your business. We start by exploring the way your business operates and your risk exposures in order to devise plans for effective risk mitigation and management. As an independent agency we pair your business with the most appropriate carriers for your specific needs. From understanding your unique risk exposures to delivering value in the complex world of contract surety and bonding to structuring the most advantageous employee benefits program S we explore understand and plan for your success.

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OneDigital is the nation s leading strategic advisory firm focused on driving business growth for employers of all sizes.Combining people and technology OneDigital offers employers a sophisticated combination of strategic benefit advisory services analytics compliance support human resources management tools and comprehensive insurance offerings. Headquartered in Atlanta OneDigitals more than 2000 employee benefits and human resource strategists serve the needs of over 50000 employers across the nation. OneDigital has been named to the Inc. 5000 List of America s fastestgrowing companies every year since 2007 one of only 12 companies to do so. Currently listed as 18th on Business Insurance s 2019 list of 100 Largest U.S. Brokers OneDigital s experience offers a fresh thinking and strategic perspective that will improve all aspects of plan design and performance.

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How can I find an insurance broker near Fort Smith?

Mployer Advisor lets you search for Fort Smith-area insurance brokers, advisors, or consultants in one place. Narrow your results at the top of this page by M Score rating, company size, the type of insurance you’re looking for, or even your industry.


How are insurance brokers in Fort Smith paid?

Most often business insurance brokers are paid through commissions and fees. Small and mid-size companies’ insurance brokers are typically paid through commissions. These are paid to the broker by the insurance company you select. Larger companies often set up a fee-based arrangement instead of a commission-based arrangement with their broker or consultant partner.


Can I compare insurance brokers in the Fort Smith area?

It can feel overwhelming to sift through the many brokers in the Fort Smith area. It’s why Mployer Advisor provides a free comprehensive list of all Fort Smith insurance brokers. We include overviews, customer reviews, and our independent rating called an M Score. The higher the M Score, the broader the broker’s experience. With an M Score, you are empowered to choose the best broker for your company.


What is the difference between an insurance broker, agent, and a consultant in Fort Smith?

Insurance brokers, agents, and consultants in Fort Smith all have a similar role as they help a business or individual select an insurance company and plan.

You can use Mployer Advisor to find Fort Smith based insurance brokers and consultants.


Should I hire an independent Fort Smith insurance broker?

Finding the best insurance for your business can feel intimidating, as there are a lot of options in Fort Smith. For most organizations, it’s beneficial to hire an independent broker.

An insurance broker local to the Fort Smith area will have familiarity to the Fort Smith healthcare systems and insurance plans. This gives Fort Smith insurance brokers unique insight that others from out of the area may not have. Also, independent insurance brokers are able to quote you prices for your employees from a wider range of insurance carriers and therefore can often find prices and plans that better fit unique needs.


How do I choose a benefits broker in Fort Smith?

It can feel overwhelming to sift through the many brokers in the Fort Smith area. That is why Mployer Advisor provides a free comprehensive list of all Fort Smith insurance brokers. We include overviews, customer reviews, and our independent rating called an M Score.


Can I change my insurance broker?

If you are currently working with a broker, it’s important to know that you can always change your insurance broker. Even if you’re happy with your broker, it’s a good idea to evaluate Fort Smith-based insurance brokers often.

If you do not feel like you as a business are not receiving the right price or level of service you deserve, you should evaluate a new insurance broker. Mployer Advisor provides a free list of Fort Smith based insurance brokers and consultants for you to review including customer ratings and independent scores.


Will my insurance broker handle my insurance claims?

Insurance brokers in Fort Smith do not specifically handle claims, that is the role of your insurance carrier. Your insurance broker can help you navigate the claims process if needed, especially for large and or questionable claims.


Do all Fort Smith brokers have an M Score?

We work hard to ensure every M Score is accurate, helpful, and pushes the insurance brokerage industry to be open and transparent. It’s calculated using a brokerage's breadth and depth of experience across industries, employer sizes, and offerings. An industry-first, the M Score is available for most Fort Smith-based brokers and more are being added every day.


When is the best time to shop for a new insurance broker?

Making the right insurance choice saves money, helps retain the best employees, and can prevent unforeseen costs. An insurance broker is an invaluable asset so the best time to shop for a new Fort Smith-area insurance broker is earlier than you think. Extra time helps identify the skills and capabilities expected of your ideal broker, lets you understand how different brokers deliver different results, and gives you the ability to use neutral third-party tools like Mployer Advisor to evaluate broker options.



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