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ASPN Announces New Alliance with ISU International to Bring Additional Market Access to Independent Agents

Source: ASPN

Posted on 01 Feb 2010

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ASPN, the Agency Specialty Products Network Insurance Agency, LLC today announced a new alliance with ISU International, a recognized innovator in Independent Agency operations and the ISU Network the nation's largest group of independently owned and operated agents with over 100 offices coast to coast. ISU provides its ISU Network Member Agents access to exclusive ISU programs and over 300 insurance companies.

"ASPN is thrilled to partner with ISU to expand its signature brand synonymous with quality to independent agencies. ISU will provide our independent agencies ways to increase revenue and gain a competitive edge.” said Paul Granata, ASPN’s Western Regional Vice President. "We found a partner in ISU that shares the importance of vision and providing the highest quality in every undertaking. We look forward to working with ISU - a class operation sharing our commitment to excellence.”

“ISU’s new alliance with ASPN and its relationship with the highest quality agents in nearly every state in the nation presents an exceptional opportunity for ISU to dramatically accelerate and advance its mission to support and enhance the Independent Agency system,” said T J Ryan III, CEO of ISU. This marketing alliance will provide qualified Independent Agents with easy access to standard and premier specialty carrier products and services through both regional and national carriers - as well as proprietary ISU products and services. Steve Pearson, CIC, ISU International’s President, adds, “Indeed, this combination of markets and services provides a unique competitive advantage for ISU Members through greater success at the point of sale and increased revenue per policy, while the independent insurance agency remains independent.”

About ISU

ISU International established in 1978 and headquartered in San Francisco, with a Midwest regional office in Indianapolis, is proudly owned and operated by its staff of over 40 insurance professionals. The ISU Network collectively represents over 300 carriers and generates well over $1B of premiums from commercial, personal and life and health lines of coverage. For details about membership email or visit

About ASPN Insurance Agency, LLC

ASPN is a subsidiary of Aon Corporation and operates as a marketing arm for more than 20 provider companies, including carriers, managing general underwriters and insurance services companies. ASPN offers a wide variety of products, programs and services. For more information about ISU International or ASPN, call 877.ASK.ASPN (877.275.2776), email or visit

Contact: Tom Boecker (ASPN)