Emerald Sponsor: FirstComp Insurance Agency

FirstComp Insurance Agency (FIA) again joined the YBA Conference this year as an Emerald level sponsor demonstrating their commitment to the California workers’ compensation market.

In the last year FirstComp was a acquired by Markel Corporation, an international insurance organization.  FirstComp solidifies its commitment to work comp and California as it introduces Markel Insurance Company paper to the state.

FirstComp entered the state of California in 2006 and looks forward to continued partnership with independent agents across the state as well as their clients.   

Founded in 1997 by CEO Luke Yeransian, FirstComp’s mission is to better meet the workers’ compensation needs of small and medium-sized businesses using a distribution network of 8,000 independent insurance agencies in 33 states - including 1,500 in California.

FirstComp has grown to more than 450 employees in four regional offices serving nearly 100,000 business customers around the U.S.

Some company highlights include:

* Named most profitable commercial lines insurer by National Underwriter magazine
* Insures one of every 450 workers in the U.S.
* Inc. Magazine Top 500 Fastest Growing Companies four consecutive years
* Top 5 Best Places to Work in Omaha two years in a row

The company’s small-business focus is enhanced by a proprietary, web-based underwriting and quoting system that makes it easy for agents to quote small accounts.