Brokerage

Brokerage

Fast, Friendly Service Through the Best Surplus Markets in Commercial Insurance

Our Underwriters average over 20 years experience. All of our markets are A rated. Let us put those assets to work for you today!

Tejas American General Agency writes a broad array of large commercial lines accounts in our brokerage department. Many large TIV properties, classes like Oil and Gas and manufacturing fit our brokerage appetite. If you’d like a competitive quote from a team that will provide excellent service over the years, please feel free to contact one of our friendly, expert staff below.

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Coverages Offered

General Liability
Liquor Liability
Ocean Marine
Inland Marine
Special Events

Classes

Manufacturers, Distributors, Wholesalers
Street and Road Contractors
Machine Shops
Abatement Contractors
Fire Alarm Systems
Excavation
Concrete Construction
Demolition
Steel Erection
Tract Home Builders
Metal Fabricators
OICP
Tower Erectors

For more details contact one of our commercial underwriters and experience the TAGA Difference, today!

Markets

CompanyRatingSizeStates Available
Admiral Insurance Co.A+XV
AIGAXV
AllianzA+XV
American Empire Surplus LinesA+VIII
AmTrustAXIV
Business Risk Services
Century SuretyB++X
ColonyAXII
Crum & ForsterAXII
First MercuryAXII
Great AmericanA+XV
Hallmark SpecialtyA-IX
Hanover Ins.AXV
IAT SpecialtyA-XI
Insurors IndemnityA-V
KinsaleA-VIII
Liberty SurplusAXV
MarkelAXV
PA Lumbermens MutualA-VIII
RLIA+XI
Scottsdale Ins.A+XV
Seneca InsuranceAXII
United NationalAXI
United SpecialtyAVIII

What We’ve Been Writing

First Quarter 2019 WWBW Comm Lines First Quarter 2019

Flyers

Builders Risk Contractors Equipment Business Owners Policy Brokerage
Commercial and Residential Child Care Facilities Contractors Contractors Equipment
Hole In One Coverage Oil and Gas Restaurants, Taverns, Nightclubs
Roofers Liquor Liability Move Business Other Brokers
Umbrella Coverage Vacant Property

Applications

The following Applications are available for submission online:

Contractors Basic Information
Acord 126 Commercial General Liability
Acord 125 Commercial Insurance
Acord 140 Commercial Insurance
Scheduled Dwellings Property Protection Application
Scottsdale Insurance Terrorism Disclosure
Exercise and Health Studio Supplemental Application
Landowners Program Supplemental
Exterminators General Liability Application
Detective Investigative Agency
Essex – Notice of Terrorism Insurance Coverage
Convenience Store Supplemental Questionnaire
Acord 823 Commercial Insurance Additional Premises
Handyman Supplemental Application
Artisan Supplemental Application
Storefront Community Church Supplemental
Janitorial Program Supplemental
Security Guards and Related Operations General Liability app
Animal Services Program Supplemental
Day Nurseries and Preschools Supplemental
Products and Operations Supplemental
Mobile Home Parks and Campgrounds Supplemental
Liquor Liability
Cowboy Church Supplemental
Home Health Care
Motel Program Supplemental
Tanning Salon Supplemental
Vacant Building Supplemental
Vacant Building Supplemental
Bar Restaurant Product Application
USLI TRIA
Lessor’s Risk Only Supplemental Application
Companion Property and Casualty TRIA
Condo and HOA GL Application
Machine Shop Supplemental

Department Staff

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Lisa Reynolds / CISR, CIC
Commercial Lines / Brokerage Underwriter

Lisa has been with TAGA since its founding in 1997. She began her insurance career on the retail side, then moved over to MGAs before coming to TAGA. At TAGA, she has been an Underwriter for Auto, as well as Property & Casualty, and is now the Brokerage Underwriter. She feels that communication is the most important aspect of good customer service.

She graduated from Minden High School in Minden, Nebraska and received her degree from a nearby business college. Her hobbies are camping, boating and reading books.

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Richard Salley
Premium Finance / Claims / Commercial Lines Manager

Richard combined his experience with four insurance associates to form Tejas American. Until recently he was a Commercial Lines Underwriter. Now Richard is currently managing the TAGA Premium Finance Company. He is also responsible for handling claims at TAGA.

Richard worked with a managing general agency starting in 1992 as Personal Lines Manager. During his two-year venture, he set the stage and put the agency on the map as one of the premier farm and ranch insurance writers in the state of Texas.

In March 1994, Richard was promoted to Underwriting Manager for all lines. Under his leadership, Austin Surplus Lines continued to grow and experience its greatest year ever in 1996. Richard held this position until March of 1997.

Richard’s responsibilities included underwriting results and production commitments for all lines. He worked closely with the Administrative Manager and individual department managers under his direction to provide extraordinary service for customers while producing a profit for his companies and the agency.

Prior to the agency field, Richard spent seven years in the oil and gas industry in the position of Insurance and Contracts Manager. He held this position for five years at Bearden Drilling Company and for two years at Burns Drilling Company. Preceding his work in the oil industry, Richard spent six years with Crum and Forster Insurance Company. While at C & F, he held positions that included marketing responsibilities and supervision of one of the largest farm and ranch insurance departments in the state of Texas.

Richard received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas Tech University. Since college, he has completed course work in Insurance Principles, CPCU and holds his CIC designation.

Richard is married to Julie and has 2 daughters, Casey and Randi.

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Linda Villegas
Commercial Lines Underwriting Assistant

Linda came to TAGA in 2008 with over 30 years experience in the insurance industry. As a Property and Causalty Underwriter Assistant, she strives to service our agents’ requests in a timely manner and to always maintain a positive attitude.

Linda attended school at Travis High School and Austin Community College, in Austin, TX. Her hobbies include: reading, walking, working on projects around the house and going to see her son play baseball at Mary Hardin Baylor University. She has three sons, ages 28, 25, and 22. She also has two dogs, both schnauzers.