Sept. 11, 2017 – North Risk Partners has acquired Deml Insurance Agency located in Little Falls, Minn. The acquisition, effective Sept. 1, gives Deml clients more options for insurance coverages and services, and continues North Risk’s growth in Central Minnesota.
Tom Deml, who owned Deml Insurance for 18 years, and long-term associates Laurie Litke and Brenda Borash will continue serving the agency’s clients as employees of North Risk Partners. The three join North Risk’s team of over 180 insurance professionals statewide.
“It’s business as usual, except, now as part of North Risk, we’ve gained the support of a much larger team, giving us more time and resources to serve our customers even better,” says Deml.
Headquartered in St. Cloud, Minn., North Risk Partners is a Minnesota top five independent insurance agency and ranks in the top 100 in the nation. The agency specializes in strategic insurance programs for businesses and individuals.
“We offer large firm capabilities delivered with the personalized service of a small agency,” says North Risk Partners President and CEO Chris Meidt. “Our approach to serving clients and staying committed to our local communities fits well with how Tom and his team have run the Deml agency over the years.”
Tom Deml has joined North Risk as a risk advisor primarily focused on commercial accounts. Litke will continue to focus on commercial accounts and Borash will continue to serve the agency’s personal lines clientele.
“A seamless transition for our customers was very important to us and we achieved that with this acquisition,” says Deml.
Today, if you call the agency, you will be greeted with the name ‘North Risk Partners – Deml Insurance,’ part of North Risk’s co-branding initiative designed to build association between the two agencies in Little Falls and surrounding communities.
North Risk Partners is a top five Minnesota independent insurance agency with 18 locations statewide, including Albany, Annandale, Baudette, Freeport, Hastings, Lake City, Little Falls, Mankato, Melrose, Monticello, Red Wing, Rochester, Roseau, St. Cloud, St. Paul, Thief River Falls, Wadena, and Willmar. North Risk’s advisors help both businesses and individuals mitigate risk through insurance and a wide variety of value-added services designed to prevent avoidable losses. For more information, visit www.northriskpartners.com.