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United Heartland Recognizes Top Territory Agencies for 2016

New Berlin, Wis. – United Heartland, a leading national workers’ compensation insurance company, proudly announces three 2016 Agency of the Territory winners. The top agencies are:


United Heartland Agency of the Territory 2016 award presented to TIS CEO Ed Sims (left) by UH Charlotte Regional Director of Business Development Mike McKeon.

  • TIS Insurance Services, Inc. – Knoxville, Tenn.
  • MJ Insurance, Inc. – Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Holmes Murphy & Associates (HMA) – Kansas City, Mo.

“These agencies support United Heartland’s high-touch customer service approach to workers’ compensation and are valued partners with our organization,” said Steve Cooper, president of United Heartland.  “We truly value the strong relationship we have had with these key agency partners and are honored to recognize them as United Heartland’s top regional agencies in 2016.”
“We are honored to receive the recognition of United Heartland’s Agency of the Territory award. It is very important to us as agents to place our clients with a carrier that shares the same strong values and beliefs as do we at TIS Insurance Services,” said TIS Chief Executive Officer Ed Sims.

Leading agency partners exhibit outstanding written premium, strong customer retention and a healthy cumulative loss ratio. These agencies join M3 Insurance of Madison, Wis., who was earlier named United Heartland’s Agency of the Year.

United Heartland offers a comprehensive, results-oriented approach to delivering responsive and valued workers’ compensation solutions directed toward:

  • Sustainable safety improvements to reduce and eliminate injuries
  • Innovative claims management centered on quality outcomes and effective expense management
  • An aggressive and comprehensive return-to-work approach

About United Heartland United Heartland is the marketing name for United Wisconsin Insurance Company, a member of AF Group.  Insurance policies may be issued by any of the following companies within AF Group: Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, Accident Fund National Insurance Company, Accident Fund General Insurance Company, United Wisconsin Insurance Company, Third Coast Insurance Company or CompWest Insurance Company.
About TIS Insurance Services, Inc. TIS Insurance Services, an independent, privately-owned insurance agency headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., has been serving more than 6,000 individuals and businesses across 48 states since 1945.



Bob Lapinski
(517) 708-5664 or (517) 331-4890


Lisa Peterson, Director of Communications-PR
TIS Insurance Services, Inc.


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