Ansay & Associates Joins Forces with Appleton's Insurance Specialists LLC

New partnership allows for more services, innovation to reach Fox Valley Region

Appleton, WI: Ansay & Associates - one of the largest independent Wisconsin insurance agencies – has announced a new partnership with Insurance Specialists LLC, which has served the Fox Valley since 1994.

Insurance Specialists will now be known as “Insurance Specialists LLC, a division of Ansay & Associates.” The firm specializes in auto, home, and commercial insurance lines. 

“The company culture was a perfect fit for us,” said Ansay & Associates Chairman & CEO Mike Ansay. “Insurance Specialists has a sterling reputation in the Fox Valley for going the extra mile for their clients. That was extremely appealing. We couldn’t be more excited to join forces to continue to provide customers great service.”    

The partnership allows Insurance Specialists access to the innovative technologies Ansay & Associates has developed, such as the online Internet of Insurance, which allows 24/7, 365 access to insurance policies. The deal also means current customers of Insurance Specialists will not experience any disruption in services. Rather, they’ll see an increase in offerings and digital capabilities in the coming weeks and months.

Insurance Specialists will become part of Ansay & Associates’ Fox Valley region, which is managed by Ansay & Associates Senior Executive Vice President Tim Rusch, who has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance business.

 “At Ansay & Associates, our focus has always been on delivering the best service, customer attention, and care in the industry,” Rusch said. “Combining our robust resources with Insurance Specialists expertise in the Fox Valley really is a great match. Current clients won’t experience any disruption in their current services, and we aim to deliver even more value to them going forward.”

The partnership is effective immediately.

About Ansay and Associates

Ansay & Associates serves over 12,000 Wisconsin businesses and 45,000 individual customers, ranking #55 on the Insurance Journal’s 2020 Top 100 P/C Agencies list. It was also named one of 2021’s “Best and Brightest Workplaces” by the National Association for Business Resources, earning a “Best of the Best” designation for medium-sized companies.