Longtime partners and founders to combine two dynamic insurance brokerages under the AmeriLife umbrella to fuel their growth
CLEARWATER, Fla. – November 16, 2022 – Insurance Services LLC, a national distributor of Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement solutions and an affiliate of AmeriLife Group, LLC (“AmeriLife”), announced today that it has partnered with Insurance Services of Zelienople. Led by owners Steve Schultz and Rachael Kirschner, Insurance Services of Zelienople is a leading, independent insurance agency specializing in life and health solutions focused in the Pennsylvania market. Per the agreement, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We’re excited about joining AmeriLife because, first and foremost, it protects the future of our employees and our agents and their clients as our industry continues to change,” said Schultz and Kirschner in a joint statement. “Likewise, it continues our long-standing partnership with Insurance Services LLC, which has been extremely supportive of our growth for more than 40 years. Together, we will share success for years to come.”
As one of the premier, full-service independent health insurance brokerages in western Pennsylvania, Insurance Services of Zelienople has more than 50, dedicated first and second-generation career agents providing Medicare, prescription drug plans, and other health solutions to the fast-growing under-65 market. The firm is a 40-year-plus affiliate of Insurance Services LLC located in Greenburg, Penn., and together, they have provided their clients access to solutions from some of the top regional and national carriers. Now, as a member of the AmeriLife family of companies, Insurance Services of Zelienople joins a best-in-class distribution that will fuel its growth and help it expand its offerings.
“Steve and Rachael have been a part of the Insurance Services family for many years, with Steve being one of my first five agents more than 40 years ago,” said Larry Mikolajcik, CEO of Insurance Services. “It’s been a privilege watching their success over the years, and their future remains bright. I’m grateful that Insurance Services of Zelienople will remain in the family and join us in our partnership with AmeriLife.”
“It’s extremely rare to see a partnership span more than four decades, let alone one as successful as the one between these two agencies,” added Mike Vietri, AmeriLife’s Chief Distribution Officer. “We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Insurance Services of Zelienople to AmeriLife’s industry leading distribution, and look forward to helping them help more clients live longer, healthier lives.”