DALLAS–LevelFirst, the service-based wholesale broker and MGA binding facility owned by IIAT Services Co., is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Travis as Vice President.

In her new role, Travis will be based in Houston and service new and existing clients in the surrounding region.

Travis comes to LevelFirst with more than 25 years in the insurance industry as an Excess and Surplus Lines Underwriter. Her experience includes work with IMS/London American and RPS/Leicht General Agency. She is a member of Houston Insurance Professionals, Insurance Professional of Galveston County, Houston Association of Insurance Professionals and serves on the Membership Committee for the Independent Insurance Agents of Houston.

“Mary is well-known and respected in the industry and brings with her the knowledge of market-specific risks we need to service our Houston area clients,” says LevelFirst Executive Vice President April Moeser. “We are excited to have her on the team.”

About LevelFirst
LevelFirst offers retail clients unique and exclusive product access in several areas of specialization including property, casualty, energy, transportation, healthcare, hospitality and financial services. IIAT acquired LevelFirst in 2014 to continue its tradition of providing insurance markets for independent insurance agents.

About IIAT
The Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) is the nation’s largest state association of Trusted Choice® agencies. IIAT represents approximately 1,700 agencies and more than 14,000 agents and insurance professionals. Trusted Choice® independent agents represent multiple insurance companies. Since they are not employees of any single insurance company, they are advocates for insurance consumers helping them comparison shop for cost-effective and customized coverage. IIAT is also affiliated with the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America and works with legislative, regulatory and judicial bodies in Texas on behalf of independent insurance agents across the state. More information on IIAT can be found online at