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Frankenmuth Insurance and its subsidiary, Patriot Insurance Company are pleased to announce Cross Insurance of Bangor, Maine has earned the Agency of the Year Award for 2021. The award is presented annually to one agency with overall top performance in profitability, growth, and policy retention.

“It is an honor to present Cross Insurance with the highest award at our company, 2021 Agency of the Year,” said Frankenmuth Insurance President and CEO Fred Edmond. “Cross Insurance and its dedicated team have achieved outstanding results through hard work and commitment to our mutual customers. This is the second time since Patriot Insurance Company merged with our company in 2007 that an agency from the Northeast has earned this distinction. Congratulations to our partners and friends at Cross Insurance!”

Cross Insurance has been appointed with Frankenmuth Insurance and its subsidiary, Patriot Insurance Company since 1993 and is recognized as one of our Premier independent insurance agency partners.

In addition, the top Frankenmuth Insurance agencies in each state received the Diamond Achiever award in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments in 2021.

The 2021 Diamond Achiever winners are:

  • BKS Partners – Illinois
  • Burkholder Insurance, Inc. – Alabama
  • Coldbrook Insurance Group, LLC – Michigan
  • Curneal & Hignite Insurance, Inc. – Kentucky
  • Huesman-Schmid Insurance Agency, Inc. – Ohio
  • Moore Insurance Services, LLC – Georgia
  • SourceOne Group, Inc. – Indiana
  • Stanberry Insurance Agency, Inc. – North Carolina
  • The House of Insurance – Wisconsin
  • Upchurch & Jowers Insurance Agency, Inc. – South Carolina
  • William Knight Insurance Agency, Inc. – Tennessee

Finally, agencies were evaluated based on growth and policy retention for Life insurance. The Life Agency of the Year award is presented to one agency in Michigan and one in Ohio.

The 2021 Life Agency of the Year recipients are:

  • Stauffer & Wiggers Insurance Agency, Inc. – Michigan
  • Martin & Lark Insurance Agency, Inc. – Ohio

We are pleased to work with great independent agents. To find one of our local, independent agents visit qawww.fmins.com/agentsearch.