Barra & Associates was recently recognized as one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur magazine’s Entrepreneur 360™ List, a premier study delivering the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America. Based on this study forged by... - December 21, 2018
Inc. magazine today revealed that Barra & Associates is No. 3851 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic... - August 15, 2018
Grant Barra, Managing Partner and CEO of Barra & Associates LLC (Barra) recently announced today the expansion of its executive leadership team and the appointment of Dannis Singh as the Director of Agency Distribution to fill the vacancy created as a result of such expansion. Dannis is tasked with... - November 13, 2017
Barra & Associates, a full-service, Itasca-based insurance and financial services firm with divisions specializing in all personal and commercial solutions, this week excitedly announced the launch of their Agency Partner Program, designed to provide support and resources to individuals looking to... - May 11, 2017
Grant Barra, Managing Partner and CEO of Barra & Associates LLC (BARRA) recently announced today the expansion of its executive leadership team and the appointment of Timothy Jones and Sunny Bhawnani as Agency Directors to fill the vacancy created as a result of such expansion. Timothy Jones and Sunny Bhawnani will report to Sr. Partner Michael Dobek. - November 04, 2016
Employees at Barra & Associates, an Insurance and Financial Services firm, are pulling together to help fight children’s hunger. On October 21st, 2016, Barra will participate in the Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) Pack Event held at the permanent FMSC location in Schaumburg, IL. The company,... - September 21, 2016
Grant Barra, Managing Partner and CEO of Barra & Associates LLC (BARRA) recently announced today the expansion of its executive leadership team and the appointment of Chuck DeBruyn as an independent director of sales to fill the vacancy created as a result of such expansion.
Grant Barra stated,... - February 26, 2016
Grant Barra, Managing Partner and CEO of Barra & Associates LLC (BARRA) recently announced plans to move its corporate office to Itasca, IL in December of 2015. The new office will be north of its current location in Lombard, IL.
For BARRA, an Insurance and Financial Services firm with divisions... - December 01, 2015
Employees at Barra & Associates, an Insurance and Financial Services firm, are pulling together to help fight children’s hunger. On October 9th, 2015, Barra will participate in the Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) Pack Event held at the permanent FMSC location in Schaumburg, IL. The company,... - September 21, 2015
Barra & Associates, an Insurance and Financial Services Brokerage, has received the 2014 Complaint Free Award from the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
Presented annually, the Complaint Free Award is given to BBB accredited businesses that do not receive any customer complaints over the course of the... - July 18, 2015
“We’re looking for top sales professionals and entrepreneurs to join our team,” said Grant Barra, Managing Partner and CEO of Barra. “Becoming a Barra agent gives you the opportunity to grow and run your own business, placing business in personal and commercial property, casualty, life, health and indexed markets to help consumers protect what’s most important to them.” - January 01, 2015
Grant Barra, Managing Partner of Barra & Associates in Illinois has earned the Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) professional designation. The LUTCF is conferred only upon those individuals who meet or exceed the exacting qualification standards determined by the two organizations... - March 31, 2014
Grant Barra's continued commitment to enhance his managerial leadership skills has helped Barra & Associates continue to grow at an unprecedented rate.
The Chartered Leadership Fellow® (CLF®) program provides financial services managers with the knowledge and tools they need to achieve key... - March 31, 2014
Barra & Associates is appointed as an Allianz Preferred shop. "The team has worked hard to make this happen and I could not be prouder of them," said Grant Barra.
This is important because Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life), a leading provider of fixed index... - September 25, 2013
According to the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey released on April 26, 2013, 30 percent of working-age adults reported that they were uninsured at some point in 2012 and 19 percent said they were currently uninsured.
However, these individuals do not have to remain uninsured. Barra... - August 29, 2013
“Over the years, many marketing organizations have dissolved or been swallowed up by insurance carriers, but Barra & Associates has maintained its independence and been able to leverage many growth opportunities,” stated Barra & Associates Managing Partner & CEO Grant Barra. “We have aggressively invested in new technology, training and cutting-edge resources to benefit our agents and agencies and that has really positioned us for growth.” - May 16, 2013
The honor recognizes superior frontline and second-line managers who are directly responsible for a portion of an agency or firm, including recruiting, launching and supervising new agents or advisors. Cited for outstanding leadership, Barra, who is a Managing Partner with a multi-line insurance marketing organization, was among 15 managers who accepted the award at LAMP, GAMA’s annual conference, this past March in Washington, D.C. - May 08, 2013
The award was given to the Oak Brook, Illinois-based insurance brokerage based on the company’s annual sales with Assurant Health. Overall in 2012, Barra & Associates had an annual sales volume more than doubling 2011.
Barra & Associates is continually listening to top producers, looking... - January 01, 2013