DALLAS— LevelFirst, the service-based wholesale broker and MGA binding facility owned by IIAT Services Co., is pleased to announce the appointment of Rhonda Fomby as vice president. Fomby will assume the responsibility of underwriting new business opportunities with the MGA Binding Authority Division. In addition, she will broker opportunities within the Wholesale Brokerage Division.
Fomby has more than 25 years of experience in the wholesale Excess and Surplus industry. She is also an experienced commercial lines underwriter and producer focusing on marketing and customer development.
Prior to joining LevelFirst, Fomby was vice president, commercial producer/broker with USG Insurance Services where she worked for more than 14 years. She also has experience with Leicht General Agency, Burns & Wilcox, and Western Surplus Lines Agency.
“We are excited to bring Rhonda on board,” says April Moeser, executive vice president at LevelFirst. “Rhonda is recognized for her commitment to customer service, has well-established carrier relationships and her in-depth knowledge of coverages for multiple industry segments. She will be an excellent resource for our clients.”
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.
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 iiat.org