Insurance Journal

Feb 07, 2019

Swanson Joins United Group Alliance as Regional VP for Ohio


United Group Alliance (UGA), an alliance of independent insurance agencies, has hired Dianne Swanson as regional vice president for Ohio.

Swanson will be responsible for membership service and business development for all UGA member agencies in her territory of Central/Southeastern Ohio.

Swanson is an experienced insurance sales professional of 28 years. Most recently, she served as the regional brokerage consultant for Nationwide Brokerage Solutions, with an instrumental role in business development strategies for the Central Atlantic region. Formerly, Swanson was an independent agent for nine years, and worked with the exclusive and independent channels for ten years.

Dianne Swanson

In this new role, Swanson will work closely with Nicole Kaylor, UGA's regional Agency Development Field Specialist.  Together, they will be a resource for agencies facing start-up challenges, growing personal and commercial lines, technology adoption and usage, as well as new business and retention strategies. 

UGA is an alliance of independent insurance agencies in Ohio, formed in 2001 with DiStefano Insurance Services Inc. as a master agency of SIAA. More than 90 members in Ohio have access to more than 45 insurance companies and write in excess of $100,000,000 in total combined premium.

Source: United Group Alliance

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