John Kirke to Lead CCIG’s Employee Benefits Division

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. – CCIG, one of the nation’s leading independent insurance brokerages, has expanded its executive team, bringing on John Kirke as Executive Vice President to lead its Employee Benefits division. Kirke, formerly president of IMA Financial Group’s Employee Benefits unit, will play a key role in driving CCIG’s benefits business growth strategy, including… Read more »

CCIG Wins 2019 Colorado Top Workplaces Award

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO., April 15, 2019 –  CCIG, one of Colorado’s fastest-growing independent commercial and personal insurance brokerages, has once more won recognition as a 2019 Top Workplace by The Denver Post. “Our growth has been exponential. We’ve tripled in size over the last 10 years, and now employ more than 90 people,” CCIG CEO… Read more »

Q&A: CCIG CEO on Creating a ‘Humanplace’ 

CCIG, one of the largest independent commercial and personal lines insurance brokerages in Colorado, acquired a new headquarters recently with space to accommodate the firm’s growth and allow it to better serve its clientele and the community. The three-story building at 155 Inverness Drive West in Englewood will ultimately serve as the new home to… Read more »

CCIG Advisor Secures Energy Insurance Designation  

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. –  CCIG Insurance Advisor Jeff Parent has been certified as an Energy Risk and Insurance Specialist. The ERIS designation recognizes expertise in energy insurance and risk management issues, and reflects a commitment to the energy industry through ongoing, continuing education. “The ERIS program has helped us show our energy clients and prospects… Read more »

Farm Bill Legalizes Hemp Production

hemp production

Thanks to the U.S. Farm Bill, which the House passed on Wednesday in a 369-47 vote, American farmers will be able to plant and harvest hemp— a strain of the same plant species from which marijuana originates. The bill passed the Senate Tuesday in an 87-13 vote, and President Donald Trump has indicated his support. Hemp… Read more »

CCIG Names Andrew Mahoney Executive VP

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. –  CCIG, one of the nation’s leading business insurance brokerages, has expanded its executive team, naming Andrew Mahoney as Executive Vice President. Mahoney, who had been CCIG’s Middle Market co-Director of Sales and Associate VP, will play a key role in enhancing the firm’s client-service offerings, as well as driving CCIG’s growth… Read more »

CCIG Promotes Jacob Cook to CFO 

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. –  CCIG, one of the nation’s leading business insurance brokerages, has promoted Jacob Cook to Chief Financial Officer. Cook, who has been CCIG’s controller since 2015, will focus on the firm’s long-term strategic financial planning, analysis, accounting, internal audit and regulatory reporting. He also will be responsible for the company’s relationships with… Read more »

Why Companies Shouldn’t Get Too Complacent about Worker’s Comp Rates

The Colorado Division of Insurance has approved a 16.7 percent reduction for the average “loss costs” component of workers’ compensation premiums for 2019, which will mark the fifth consecutive year without an increase for that portion of workers’ compensation premiums. Interim Insurance Commissioner Michael Conway said in a news release that he hopes the loss cost will… Read more »