AmWINS Group leverages its established program insurance platform and internet delivery capabilities to the advantage of independent agents, brokers and affinity groups. They provide a broad array of Property and Casualty programs, from environmental industry and waste industry pollution programs. Americana Program Underwriters is able to meet the needs of individuals, businesses and groups-and, it does it quickly, professionally and efficiently.
To deliver a competitive edge to our employees, clients and markets.
AmWINS was formed with a belief that:
- We will advance the way our industry conducts business
- We will be leaders in everything we do
- We will be home to the best talent and expertise in the business
- We will always challenge the status quo and demonstrate our value at every interaction
- We will be one company centered on strong relationships and trust
We are AmWINS and our vision is to create, distribute and service innovative insurance solutions that provide our employees, clients and markets with a first class experience.
PRINCIPLES OF A BETTER WAY
Our determination to always find a better way is rooted in five fundamental beliefs that revolve around our clients:
- Product Excellence
People We fundamentally believe that the business of insurance is a relationship business. At AmWINS, our objective is to build and nurture these relationships. We are an organization where talent is valued, expertise is paramount and success is celebrated which we believe will ultimately translate into first class client experiences – both at the individual and firm level.
Performance At the end of the day, we are accountable for our performance. Our key stakeholders are our employees, clients, markets and shareholders. As a stakeholder, you can expect us to execute on our promises. We believe that we know our industry better than anyone else and we constantly strive to maintain this edge. We are always up for a challenge to prove ourselves – we play to win.
Product Excellence Providing the most superior products, services and expertise is what differentiates AmWINS. We achieve this by hiring the best talent in the industry, having meaningful relationships with our clients and markets and providing our staff with the tools to deliver innovative insurance solutions. We believe that our approach to technology, customer service and information sharing allows us to be the most informed, efficient and responsive resource in the industry.
Culture At AmWINS, we treat each other as family. We are 'One Company' unified by a common vision. We believe that by taking care of our employees, they will take care of their clients and the cycle will perpetuate. We are a streamlined and accessible organization. We are a sales culture that is grounded in strong financial discipline, leading-edge technology, and integrity. We collaborate, share ideas and communicate – all in the interest of being the best at what we do. We are dynamic, energetic and competitive and we have fun doing it.
Diversification We are changing the game of traditional wholesale insurance broking. We believe that diversification and independence matter. Through our diversified business platform we are able to offer a broad array of solutions to our customers, while independence allows us to focus on the absolute success of our customers. It is our independence and diversified platform that provides greater stability and positions our company and our clients for success over the long run.
- Ranked the largest wholesale broker in the U.S. by premiums placed*
- Ranked #22 on the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100 (largest privately held companies in North Carolina)
- 2010 Charlotte Business Journal Fast 50
- #1 fastest growing company in Charlotte by dollar revenue growth
- 2010 Business Insurance Readers Choice Awards – Silver Circle (Best Wholesaler/MGA)
- 2009 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Winner (Financial Services Category) – Steve DeCarlo, CEO