Accelerent Nashville Announces New Partnership With Van Meter Insurance Group

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Accelerent is pleased to announce partnership with Van Meter Insurance Group.

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I am most excited about the quality of people that are joining our organization.

Accelerent Nashville, a national business development platform, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Van Meter Insurance Company, a top ten Property & Casualty and Benefits insurance provider in the Middle Tennessee market.

Van Meter has a long history of providing top-quality insurance services to industries and individuals in the communities they serve. Proud to have grown from a small agency opened by Mr. William “Chip”Van Meter in 1977 to a $30 million dollar company today, their philosophy will always be to serve their clients’ needs with open communication, dedication and determination.

“Partnering with Accelerent is a natural next step in growing our presence in the Nashville market,” says Don Ray, SVP of Van Meter and leader of their Nashville team. “The types of industries represented in the Accelerent community are exactly the businesses that we want to target with our future growth plans.”

Energy, transportation, hospitality, manufacturing and healthcare are all areas of particular focus for Van Meter Insurance, and they are excited about the new opportunities partnering with Accelerent brings to the table. Likewise, Accelerent Nashville welcomes the new partner with open arms and is excited to bring this connection to the existing partners.

Accelerent Regional President Steve Minucci says: “I am most excited about the quality of people in this firm that are joining our organization. They are not short-sighted thinkers and understand the value of building long-term relationships in growing their business. We look forward to helping them grow their presence in the Middle Tennessee market.”

Accelerent is a business development platform designed for companies that serve the middle market business community. Each partner (client) is exclusive to its business category or industry, and Accelerent provides services to assist its partners with revenue growth and market exposure using the company’s proprietary business development platform.

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The company operates in Nashville, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Kansas City, Phoenix and Indianapolis, and its partner base includes many well-known brands across 60+ industries. Accelerent helps its partners get access to decision makers, faster and warmer, and that leads to more business and increased brand awareness.

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