PIPCO Affiliates with Imperial PFS to Offer Premium Financing for Appalachian Underwriters, Inc.

Oak Ridge, TN, July 04, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. (AUI) has affiliated with Imperial PFS (IPFS) to provide premium financing through Premium Installment Plan Company (PIPCO). PIPCO is an AUI brand and has been offering premium financing since 2005. Through PIPCO and Imperial PFS, AUI will be able to offer creative finance solutions and automated services for the insured that haven’t been available in the past.

“The partnership with IPFS will move out premium finance options to another level of capacity,” says Mark Patterson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. “From this point forward, we will be able to offer premium financing for all of our Commercial Specialty, Brokerage and Personal Lines accounts. Premium financing options will be presented with all of our quotes so that agents and insureds can just sign and get started. Our back office is seamlessly integrated with IPFS, so this should be effortless to our customers.”

“We are excited to have the opportunity to partner with a company the caliber of Appalachian Underwriters, and to have the ability to provide a mechanism that makes insurance more affordable for AUI clients,” remarks Nelson Walker, Senior Vice President of Imperial PFS.

Imperial PFS is The Natural Choice® for premium financing to insureds, insurance agents and brokers in the United States and Puerto Rico. IPFS operates a corporate office in Kansas City, MO, employs over 500 people and serves over 17,000 agents across the US. For more information, visit www.ipfs.com.

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. is a full-service MGA and wholesale insurance brokerage, providing independent agents a national outlet to multiple specialized markets for Workers’ Compensation, Commercial Specialty, and Personal Lines of insurance. To learn more about Appalachian Underwriters, Inc., please visit www.appund.com.
Appalachian Underwriters, Inc.
Jillian Crownover