Lincoln, NE • May 31, 2022: Midwest Insurance Agency Alliance (MIAA), the leading alliance of independent insurance agencies in the Midwest, announced its 2022 MIAA Awards recipients, presented at its annual Leadership Conference on May 23-24, 2022. The awards honor five MIAA member insurance agencies with outstanding performance and notable industry achievements.

“We are excited to see these hardworking professionals recognized for their efforts over the past year. MIAA partners with over 200 insurance agencies, but this particular group has distinguished themselves by dedicating themselves to agency growth and profitability,” said MIAA Chief Operating Officer Doug Meacham. “It’s an honor to have them as part of our alliance, and I look forward to their continued success.”

MIAA’s most prestigious honor, the President’s Club Award, recognizes one top-performing MIAA member agency demonstrating growth, continued education, excellent customer service, inspired leadership and overall achievements in the insurance industry. MIAA presented the 2022 President’s Club Award to Providence Financial of Sioux Falls, SD.  Agency owner Joey Larsen accepted the award.

Additional awards include the Top Performer Award, recognizing member agencies that achieve profitability based on 2021 combined written premium with strategic partner companies within a predetermined loss ratio. The Mountain Climber Award honors start-up agencies that write a predetermined threshold in annual P&C premiums within 36 months of operations and membership with MIAA while maintaining a favorable loss ratio. Those recipients include:

Top Performer Award Winners:
AIM Insurance – Olathe, KS
Advantage Insurance Agency – Lincoln, NE
Solid Ground Insurance – Lincoln, NE

Mountain Climber Award – 3-Year Achievement:
Resolve Insurance – Omaha, NE


Lance Robb of AIM Group accepted the Top Performer award for Total Written Premium with Strategic Partners

Mitchell Lichti of Solid Ground Insurance accepted the Top Performer award for New Business Growth with Strategic Partners

Kevin Peterson accepted the Top Performer award for New Business with Strategic Partners on behalf of Advantage Insurance Agency.

Luke Meier of Resolve Insurance accepted the Mountain Climber award (3 year startup with $1MM+ in total written premium).