Shane Vander Giessen earns Safeco Insurance Award of Distinction for Outstanding Performance At Rice Insurance, our goal always has been to help you and your family receive the right insurance protection at the right price. And we’re thrilled to announce that our experience, skill and dedication to doing exactly that has been recognized by Safeco Insurance, which recently honored Shane Vander Giessen with the Award of Distinction. Congratulations, Shane! This prestigious award recognizes outstanding independent insurance agents who are among the top producers in the country. Only 150 agents across the country that sell Safeco personal lines policies are selected for the Award of Distinction “This honor is the result of doing things the right way,” said Shane Vander Giessen. “We’re committed to providing our customers with [...]
Rice Insurance is pleased to be assisting with signing individuals up for health insurance! For the past few years, Rice has been an Enrollment Center for the Washington Health Benefit Exchange. This year, Rice is one out of the 11 Enrollment Centers in Washington state. Eleven Washington Health Benefit Exchange Enrollment Centers ready to assist for 2020 Open Enrollment New enrollment center now open in Everett, WA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15, 2019 OLYMPIA, Wash.— Washington Health Benefit Exchange (Exchange) today announced locations for eleven full-service enrollment centers offering in-person assistance to customers signing up for health and dental coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder during the upcoming open enrollment period starting November 1. “Since 2016, the number of storefronts we support has grown from two to eleven,” [...]
Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000 For the 4th Consecutive Year, Rice Insurance Appears on the Inc. 5000, Ranking No. 3102. NEW YORK, August 14, 2019 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Rice Insurance is No. 3102 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000. Not only have the companies on the 2019 Inc. 5000 (which are listed online at Inc.com, with the top 500 companies [...]
CAPITAL INSURANCE GROUP® NAMES RICE INSURANCE ‘AGENCY OF THE YEAR – NORTHWEST’ Distinguished award recognizes agency for its outstanding partnership and commitment to community MONTEREY, Calif. (April 16, 2019) – Capital Insurance Group® (CIG), the leading regional property and casualty insurer serving the Western United States, is proud to announce its 2018 Northwest Agency of the Year: Rice Insurance. The CIG Regional Agency of the Year Award acknowledges three regional, independent insurance agencies throughout the West Coast, evaluated on agency relationship, profitability, and community involvement. “The Northwest region remains an area we’ve targeted for profitable growth in all lines of business,” said Arne Chatterton, President and CEO of Capital Insurance Group. “But in order to achieve these goals and provide policyholders with trusted, regional expertise, we must [...]
(Minneapolis, Minn.) Western National Insurance Group today announced that Bellingham, Wash.-based Rice Insurance has been named Western National’s 2019 Western Region Fast-Track Agency of the Year. The Western Region Fast-Track Agency of the Year award is presented to one agency annually. The award recognizes an agency’s outstanding performance in the first three years of partnership with Western National based on premium growth and loss performance. An agency must also demonstrate that they meet high standards of professional excellence and integrity in order to be considered for this recognition. Rice Insurance accepted the award in early March at Western National’s Annual Meeting in Seattle, Wash. Western National Insurance, headquartered in Edina, Minn., is a super-regional group of property-and-casualty insurance companies providing personal and commercial coverage in 20 [...]
A fun celebratory Charity Barbeque Fundraiser was held on August 11th, in honor of Rice Insurance, LLC’s spectacular clients. With the Barbeque event we managed to help raise almost $4,000 for the Whatcom Hospice Foundation! Funds were donated by guests, neighbors, clients, and staff. All proceeds go directly to the Hospice Foundation. The event celebrated Rice Insurance, LLC’s 65 years in business and to celebrate, we wanted to give back to a community that has supported us for so long as a local Bellingham business. The Whatcom Hospice Foundation was an easy choice as it touches the lives of many within this community. Rice Insurance, LLC was founded in 1946 and was built on the foundation of providing the best customer support and representation for all of [...]
Building Bellingham’s future: Meet the top seven young professionals working hard and doing good in Whatcom County!
Left to right: Bradley Lockhart, Nicole Burdick, Emily O’Connor, Amelia Mendenhall, Riannon Bardsley, Mandy Richards, Jack Lamb. [Andy Bronson | The Everett Daily Herald] Congratulations to Rice's very own Amelia Mendenhall for making the list of the top seven young professionals in Whatcom County! Click on photo for the full story. http://bbjtoday.com/blog/top-7-under-40-amelia-mendenhall/34479