Trusted Choice Agency of the Month

TENNESSEE FIRM AWARDED TRUSTED CHOICE® AGENCY OF THE MONTH

Don Scott Insurance in Lebanon Recognized by National Association

(ALEXANDRIA, VA – Jan. 30, 2009) – Don Scott Insurance has been named the Trusted Choice® Agency of the Month by Trusted Choice®, the branding program of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, Inc. (the Big “I”).

“Don Scott Insurance exemplifies the Trusted Choice® Pledge of Performance by ‘Living the Brand,’ and providing great customer service,” says Robert Rusbuldt, president and CEO of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America.

The Don Scott Insurance agency, headquartered in Lebanon, Tenn., has been serving families and businesses in Lebanon and Middle Tenn. since 1979. In 2004 owner and president Don Scott bought out his partner and changed the name of the agency from Dodds & Scott to Don Scott Insurance. The agency provides its clients with a variety of family, business, life, long-term care, boat, and specialty insurance products.

“I was impressed with the research and development efforts of IIABA and knew right away that I wanted to be a part of Trusted Choice®,” says Don Scott, president of Don Scott Insurance. “Trusted Choice® is at the forefront of our branding efforts and on behalf of our team, we thank you for honoring Don Scott Insurance as the Trusted Choice® Agency of The Month for January 2009.”

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 or their business and use their access to multiple companies to deliver those products. It also states that they will guide consumers through the claims process and help them solve problems related to their coverage or account, among other things.

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 over 10,400 independent insurance agencies and brokerage firms and 54 leading insurance companies. Go to www.TrustedChoice.com and click on “Find a Trusted Choice® Agent” on the homepage to locate the right agency for your needs.