A Better Partnership
The Co-operators has been in business for a very long time. They built their business on values that are very similar to mine, they put clients at the forefront of all their decision making—their products are certainly a testament to that.
Although we’re exclusive agents we still have The Co-operators behind us every step of the way with everything we do. The great thing about it is that we represent one of the largest Canadian owned multi-line insurance groups. So that’s probably one of the greatest reasons why I choose an agency—even though it’s my own business—I have that company right there every step of the way.
I call them my team. We have a personal lines specialist who help with training with our staff with the home and the auto insurance.
If we need marketing done we have the superior marketing team that can help us with any project we want.
They help us out with our training to make sure that we’re not only trained but also the staff is trained.
We have in-house claims people so if a customer of mine has a problem with a claim I can phone and most of the time I know who it is that I’m dealing with, and you just don’t get that with other organizations.
When I’m calling someone in Guelph or Regina, and even though I’ve never met them in person, it’s like I’ve known them all along. I think that says a lot for the company and the management group.
We have a group of seven agents in our province and we’re probably best friends. Our families hang out and we share stories and share successes.
It’s not my office versus someone else’s office. We, as a collective whole, are in this together and we have a vested interest in everyone doing better.
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We enjoy what we do and we’re proud of what we do. And I think that really speaks towards the whole