Ruese Insurance earns award

SIDNEY – Ruese Insurance was recognized for demonstrating a proven commitment to customers and superior performance industry wide by Westfield, a super-regional, customer-focused insurance carrier.

A biennial, rigorous review by Westfield evaluates more than 1,200 independent agencies in nine key areas, such as long-term growth, strategic focus, agency planning, tech investments and their digital footprint. Ruese Insurance scored as a top performer in these areas and qualified for Westfield’s Propel program.

Propel agencies represent the top performers of Westfield’s overall agency force and are identified as “the best of the best.”

These agencies align with Westfield’s promise to provide solutions and will continue demonstrating excellence in various performance metrics including responsiveness and focus on customers and key investments. Achieving the Propel designation is a distinguished honor and title reserved for only the very finest of Westfield’s agency partners.

“Ruese Insurance is pleased to be recognized as a top performer by Westfield,” said Rudy Keister, president of Westfield. “We are proud of our collaboration with Westfield and are committed to working together to protect what’s important to our shared customers.”

“We continue to make investments in our agency partners to positively impact their growth and success,” said Craig Welsh, Westfield’s chief distribution officer. “Perhaps the most important benefit to our Propel program is providing individual insight to each agency to ensure our partners stay on the leading edge and remain highly competitive.”

Founded in 1886, Ruese Insurance Agency, Inc. is a local independent agency offering services for business, home, auto, and life. They have represented Westfield Insurance for over 114 years and have office locations in Sidney (Ruese Insurance), Fort Loramie (Ratermann Insurance) and Piqua (McColloch-Baker Insurance Service).

Westfield was founded in 1848 by a small group of hard-working farmers who believed in the promise of the future and the power of the individual. Today, as one of the nation’s leading property and casualty (P&C) companies, Westfield remain true to their vision.

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