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R&R Insurance Welcomes Matt Seitz and Jake Witte

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Tue, Sep 25, 2018 @ 15:09 PM

Matt Seitz DirectoryWaukesha, WI - R&R Insurance Services welcomes Matt Seitz and Jake Witte as Commercial Account Executives.

Matt Seitz joins R&R with prior experience in insurance, sales, and customer service. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Matt has extensive knowledge in business and financial analytics.

With over 10 years of experience, Jake Witte comes to R&R with a passion for providing solutions to clients. Specializing in commercial insurance, Jake has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Finance from Concordia University.

“Matt and Jake are great additions to our Commercial Division at R&R Insurance,” Jake Witte directorystates Jack Riesch, Owner & Executive Vice President. “Their business and insurance knowledge will allow R&R to continue expanding our expertise and services throughout Wisconsin.”

R&R Insurance Services, Inc. has served the insurance needs of southeastern Wisconsin since 1975. Today, R&R is Wisconsin’s largest singly owned independent insurance agency offering businesses and individuals a full range of insurance products including property casualty, bonding, employee benefits, workers compensation, liability, life & health, Medicare, home & auto. R&R is also a shareholder with Assurex Global, a worldwide network of leading independent insurance agencies.

Topics: R&R Insurance News

R&R Celebrates Ribbon Cutting & Open House in Appleton

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Fri, Aug 24, 2018 @ 12:08 PM

R&R proudly celebrated our expanded services in Fox Valley and Green Bay with a Ribbon Cutting & Open House in Appleton, Wisconsin. As an independent, family-owned agency, R&R is dedicated to investing in the communities in which we serve. From community outreach to expanded service offerings for our customers, R&R is excited to continue our involvement in Northeast Wisconsin. As owner, Jack Riesch, states "R&R's goal is to promote a customer focused culture while growing profitably and supporting the communities in which we serve, live and work."

In the same way that the Heart of the Valley Chamber’s mission is to connect people and promote business, this event was a culmination of many year’s worth of involvement in the community. From Hanson Benefits growth as a small, family-owned business, to the merging with R&R Insurance as a large, family-owned agency - we are proud of the past and excited for the future.

With close to 100 in attendance, below are just a few highlights from the event. Thank you to all those who were able to join in the celebration.

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Topics: R&R Insurance News

R&R Named a Top 100 Property/Casualty Agency

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Mon, Aug 20, 2018 @ 08:08 AM

Insurance Journal Top 100 P/C AgencyR&R was proudly named a 2018 Top 100 Property/Casualty Agency by Insurance Journal.

The Top 100 List ranks agencies by total P/C revenue from the previous year. R&R is proud to be listed amongst other successful agencies across the country. Congratulations to all those recognized!

Topics: Awards, R&R Insurance News

R&R Insurance Services Welcomes Commercial Sales Executive Chad Messner

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Mon, Jul 30, 2018 @ 15:07 PM

Messner, Chad (2)Appleton, WI - R&R Insurance Services welcomes Chad Messner as Commercial Sales Executive.

Chad comes to R&R with over 18 years of experience in the insurance industry. In addition to his extensive background in business insurance and workers’ compensation, Chad specializes in transportation, construction and manufacturing. As an active member in the community, Chad is also a youth basketball and soccer coach, as well as board member for Sales and Marketing Professionals of Northeast Wisconsin. He is also a member of the Fox Valley Round Table.

“We are very pleased to have Chad join R&R Insurance,” states Jack Riesch, Owner and Executive Vice President.  “He brings a tremendous amount of experience and we look forward to expanding our resources and expertise in the Fox Valley and Green Bay communities.”

Chad is a graduate of University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, with a Bachelor of Science double major in Business Administration and Economics.

R&R Insurance Services, Inc. has served the insurance needs of southeastern Wisconsin since 1975. Today, R&R is Wisconsin’s largest singly owned independent insurance agency offering businesses and individuals a full range of insurance products including property casualty, bonding, employee benefits, workers compensation, liability, life & health, Medicare, home & auto. R&R is also a shareholder with Assurex Global, a worldwide network of leading independent insurance agencies.

Topics: R&R Insurance News

R&R Insurance Services | Building For the Future

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Wed, May 16, 2018 @ 15:05 PM

DSC02570-812997-editedAfter over 40 years in business, we are excited to announce the location for our new corporate headquarters! As a long-standing business in Waukesha County, our new home (on Stone Ridge Drive in the city of Pewaukee) further establishes the perpetuation plans and continued commitment to the future of the organization.

R&R has partnered with Creative Business Interiors and will begin the renovation this summer. This multi-million dollar project will include incredible design features, such as a plethora of glass to enhance the open-space work environment, collaboration areas, a training facility, a café, a fitness center, and more. In addition, the new corporate headquarters will contain state-of-art technology, allowing R&R to continue providing superior service and enhanced communication with customers, and assisting in the recruitment of top talent within the industry.

“This is an incredibly exciting time for R&R,” states Ken Riesch, President & Owner of R&R Insurance Services, Inc. “We have always been, and will continue to be, committed to growth, service, and supporting the communities in which we serve. We look forward to our future in Waukesha County, and will continue to remain actively involved throughout Southeast Wisconsin and beyond.”

Previously owned by ProHealth Care/Medical Associates, the 60,000 square foot facility will become the new corporate headquarters for R&R employees. The current offices in Waukesha, Oconomowoc, and Menomonee Falls will be consolidated to the new location, providing enhanced collaboration among employees and further supporting R&R’s already high quality standards of service.

R&R Insurance Services, Inc. has served the insurance needs of southeastern Wisconsin since 1975. Today, R&R is Wisconsin’s largest idependently owned insurance agency offering businesses and individuals a full range of insurance products including property casualty, bonding, employee benefits, workers compensation, liability, life & health, Medicare, home & auto. R&R is also a shareholder with Assurex Global, a worldwide network of leading independent insurance agencies. For information about R&R Insurance Services, visit R&R online at www.myknowledgebroker.com.

Topics: R&R Insurance News

Governor Declares May 9, 2018 as Wisconsin’s Independent Insurance Agents Day

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Wed, May 09, 2018 @ 11:05 AM

Independent Insurance Agent Day 2018Governor Scott Walker has declared May 9, 2018 as Independent Insurance Agents Day in Wisconsin in recognition of the vital role independent agents play in the community and the strategic importance to the Wisconsin economy. 

The Governor’s proclamation joins with the Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin (IIAW) to applaud the entrepreneurial spirit of Wisconsin’s independent insurance agents who are small, medium and large businesses working to make a difference in every community throughout the state.

R&R Insurance Services is proud to be an integral part of an industry whose collective economic activity directly contributes more than $15.5 billion to the Wisconsin economy. The occupation of an independent insurance agent/broker has been identified as one of Wisconsin’s best in-demand, high-wage careers.

An an independent agent, R&R provides insurance from multiple carriers and offers a wide range of insurance solutions to help protect individuals, families and businesses. As a top performer, R&R is granted elite access to markets, products and programs giving us the flexibility to match each client with the best carrier. In addition, R&R also assists businesses in saving money, mitigating risk, preventing loss and protecting the lives of our community.

 

R&R Named Small Business Agency of the Year by Delta Dental of Wisconsin

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Wed, May 09, 2018 @ 08:05 AM

2018 Delta Dental AwardWaukesha, WI – For the 2nd consecutive year, Delta Dental announced R&R Insurance Services as 'Small Business Agency of the Year.' The award is presented annually to the agency partner that places the most new group dental plans, with less than 50 enrolled employees, in a given year.

Both R&R and Delta Dental are mission driven organizations with a passion for building long-term relationships, giving back to those in need, and making a positive impact in the community. 

In conjunction with the award, Delta Dental provided a $2,000 donation to the Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation. As a Foundation held close to the hearts of those at R&R, the gift further instills the value of both companies to make a difference in the lives of others.

R&R Insurance Services, Inc. has served the insurance needs of southeastern Wisconsin since 1975. Today, R&R is Wisconsin’s largest singly owned independent insurance agency offering businesses and individuals a full range of insurance products including property casualty, bonding, employee benefits, workers compensation, liability, life & health, Medicare, home & auto. R&R is also a shareholder with Assurex Global, a worldwide network of leading independent insurance agencies. For information about R&R Insurance Services, visit R&R online at www.myknowledgebroker.com.

Topics: Awards

R&R Names Mike Payne Vice President of Sales

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Mon, Apr 16, 2018 @ 14:04 PM

Payne,Mike_1843Waukesha, WI – Mike Payne of R&R Insurance Services was recently named Vice President of Sales.

Mike joined R&R in 2012 and has served as a Commercial Account Executive. In his new role, Mike will be strategic in creating partnerships within businesses across the state. In addition, he will continue to help clients manage risk by providing proactive risk management services and bringing new and innovative ideas to the table. Mike's resounding goal is to make clients more efficient and better/more educated buyers of insurance.

“Mike’s innovative approach will be instrumental in the continued growth of R&R’s sales team, as well as the agency as a whole,” states Frank Maurer, Executive Vice President, R&R Insurance. “Mike has been a key asset to R&R and we look forward to the opportunity to expand on his knowledge, experience, and strategic approach to helping businesses.”

Mike earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business. In addition, Mike is an active member of the Waukesha County community. He currently holds positions on the Waukesha County Business Alliance Policy Board, the City of Waukesha Plan Commission, the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Small Business Committee, and the Waukesha County Center for Growth Board. Mike is also a past recipient of the Waukesha County Emerging Leader Award.

R&R Receives Exclusive Recognition from Insurance Carriers

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Thu, Mar 29, 2018 @ 14:03 PM

RR_INS_2 Color 323 & 451_LargeAs one of the largest independently owned insurance agencies in the Midwest, R&R represents top rated national and regional insurance carriers.

As a top performer we are granted elite access to markets, products and programs giving us the flexibility to match each client with the best carrier. R&R is incredibly proud of the carriers we partner with and will continue to invest in and maintain strong relationships to better serve our clients.

Below is a list of the exclusive carrier recognition R&R received in 2017:

  • Acuity Insurance -Top Gun Award
  • Accident Fund - Agency of the Territory
  • Chubb Insurance - Cornerstone Agency
  • Cincinnati Insurance - President’s Club
  • C.N.A. - One of Wisconsin's Top Agencies
  • Frankenmuth - Wisconsin Agency of the Year (Loss Ratio) & Preferred Agency Status
  • Hanover Insurance - President’s Club
  • Secura Insurance - Premier Club
  • Selective Insurance - President’s Club
  • Travelers Insurance - TLC
  • West Bend Mutual - President’s Round Table & Largest Agency

 To read more about R&R's accomplishments, click here.

Topics: Awards

Tom Driscoll Named a 2018 HighCap Financial Advisory Board Member

Posted by Molly Niklasch

Wed, Mar 21, 2018 @ 13:03 PM

RRI-EP-TomDriscoll_Feat.jpgWaukesha, WI - Tom Driscoll, Estate and Business Planning at R&R Insurance, was recently named a 2018 HighCap Financial Advisory Board Member.

The HighCap Financial Advisory Board plays a critical role in the success of HighCap Financial. The Advisory Board is comprised of hand-selected individuals who volunteer their time and provide valuable, program-enhancing ideas that are critical to its success.

Specializing in Estate and Business Planning, Tom focuses on advanced planning strategies for high net worth individuals and business clients through life, disability and long-term care insurance, as well as annuities. Tom holds a CLTC designation, has his Series 6 and Series 63 licenses and is in the process of completing his CLU designation.