Hill County Insurance Agency Receives National Recognition

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 7, 2010 – The Hill County Insurance Agency, located in Hillsboro, Texas, has been named the Trusted Choice® Agency of the Month by Trusted Choice®, the consumer branding program for independent insurance agents and brokers.

"We are proud to name the Hill County Insurance Agency as the Trusted Choice® Agency of the Month," says Dave Evans, Trusted Choice® executive director. "The Hill County Insurance Agency exemplifies the Pledge of Performance and sets an extraordinary example of ‘Living the Brand'."

Hill County Insurance Agency has been operating on the historic Hill County Courthouse Square for more than 90 years. For three generations, the Siddons family has been serving businesses and families across Texas. Will Siddons began working for the agency in 1918 and purchased the agency in 1921. Bill Siddons, Jr. joined the agency in 1956 and still serves as the agency's president. In 1990, Bill Siddons, III, joined the agency and has been a strong community leader and active with his local and state association. Bill III was recently named citizen of the year by the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce. The agency is also a member of the Combined Agents of America group.

"Our mission is to always exceed our customers' expectations and the Trusted Choice® Pledge of Performance is our compass; We truly live the brand," says Bill Siddons, III, Hill County Insurance Agency vice president. "The Trusted Choice® logo is on everything our clients see and touch.

The Trusted Choice® Agency of the Month program recognizes those Trusted Choice® agencies that are going above and beyond in living the tenets of the Trusted Choice® Pledge of Performance and in communicating the benefits of their services to consumers. Trusted Choice® agencies agree to adhere to a written pledge that states they will work with their customers to identify the insurance and financial services that are right for them, their families and/or their businesses. Trusted Choice® agencies use their access to multiple companies to deliver the best value products.

Trusted Choice® educates consumers about the benefits of using independent agents and brokers for their insurance needs: choice of companies, customized policies and advocacy support. Trusted Choice® is the consumer marketing identity for approximately 10,000 independent insurance agencies and brokerage firms and 54 leading insurance companies. For more information, go to www.TrustedChoice.com

In 2009 the agency joined the prestigious Combined Agents of America group (CAA) which is made up of forty-seven agencies across Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. The CAA group placed 15th in the Insurance Journal's Top 100 Property & Casualty Agencies in the nation for 2011. Bill Siddons, III, principal of Hill County Insurance Agency said, "CAA helps strengthen our company relationships while opening up new markets for our clients."

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