TAMPA, Fla. – (July 1, 2015) – Lykes Insurance, a premier commercial insurance firm with offices in Tampa, Fort Myers, Miami, Sarasota and Winter Park, has been named a Trilogy Agency by Westfield Insurance, a super-regional insurance carrier represented by approximately 1,000 independent agencies.
“We’re pleased to be recognized by Westfield as what they refer to as one of ‘the best of the best,’” says John Hahne, chief operating officer and chief financial officer at Lykes. “We share a strong customer focus and sense of client partnership with Westfield, and believe working with them is a great fit for all concerned.”
Westfield selects agencies for both Trilogy and Horizon designations, which recognize agencies that as a group outperform with double digit growth and above average profitability. Westfield measures the strength of their partnership with agencies, agency focus on growing business and how they have strategically aligned with the entire Westfield organization.
Trilogy agencies such as Lykes represent approximately 7 percent of Westfield’s overall agency total, and Horizon agencies represent 8 percent of Westfield’s agency total. Designations are reviewed and announced on a biennial basis.
About Lykes Insurance:
Now celebrating its 90th year of service to clients, Lykes Insurance was founded in 1925 by Lykes Bros. Inc., a 100 year old privately held Florida-based company. As a premier commercial insurance firm with offices in Tampa, Fort Myers, Miami, Sarasota and Winter Park, Lykes Insurance focuses on building long lasting partnerships with companies and individuals, providing protection for businesses, managing risk and designing innovative benefits solutions. For more information, please visit www.lykesinsurance.com.
About Westfield Insurance:
Westfield Insurance is a part of Westfield Group, a customer-focused insurance and banking group of businesses headquartered in Westfield Center, Ohio, and in business for more than 167 years. Westfield Insurance provides commercial insurance in 21 states, personal insurance in 10 states and surety services to customers in 38 states. Westfield is one of the nation’s 50 largest property and casualty insurance groups, represented by a network of more than 1,000 independent insurance agencies. Westfield Insurance was named to the 2014 Ward’s 50 list of top performing insurance companies and as a Top Workplace in northeast Ohio in 2014 and as a Top Workplace in central Ohio in 2015 . Westfield Bank provides banking solutions for businesses and individuals, and Westfield Services provides service and training support for independent insurance agencies. Learn more about Westfield Group at www.WestfieldInsurance.com and www.Westfield-Bank.com.