Reliance Partners Announces New Office Opening In Chicago

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Chattanooga-based Reliance Partners, a provider of commercial insurance, announces it will be expanding its market presence in the Midwest by opening a new office in the Chicago area.   

Reliance Partners has been recognized by numerous publications for its growth and top work environment. The company was most recently featured in Inc Magazine as a member of its 500 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in 2017, Inc. Magazine’s 2017 ‘50 Best Workplaces,’ and in Fortune as one of "America’s Best Workplaces." 

Edgar Mercado will lead the new Chicago office. Mr. Mercado started his career at Reliance in Chattanooga and has emerged as a leader in a short time, said officials. A Chicago native, he is familiar with the area and anticipates rapid growth in the Midwest market. 

“Edgar has and continues to contribute greatly of the agency’s growth,” says Jason Coleman, SVP of Sales at Reliance Partners. "We look forward to his success leading the office in Chicago." 

Reliance Partners is one of the fastest-growing commercial insurance agencies in the country. The company has locations in Chattanooga, Birmingham, Chicago, Buffalo, N.Y. and Victoria, Tx. with a national client base largely concentrated in the transportation and logistics space, in addition to a fast growing presence in other lines of business insurance. The company was incorporated in 2009 by a group of individuals with a common goal: to be the best agency in the insurance industry.

 


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