Merger News

Associated Insurance Management and The Creelman Agency Merge


IMA024 - Merger NewsAssociated Insurance Management, Inc. and The Creelman Agency announced that both agencies have merged and will operate as Associated Insurance Management, Inc. The merged agency will combine corporate assets and strengths to better serve their existing and prospective clients in Southern Maryland and the Washington metropolitan area with extensive insurance products and services.

The agency will be headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland while maintaining its Waldorf, Dunkirk, Westminster and Burtonsville, Maryland operations. John J. Scott, Sr., will serve as the President.  Duncan Creelman and Ken Wise will direct the operations in the Waldorf location and continue to serve as President and Treasurer of The Creelman Agency. The combined agencies write in excess of $80 million in annual insurance premiums with annual revenues of approximately $11million.

“After years of respect for one another as professional competitors, I find it hard to believe that this union did not take place years ago,” said John J. Scott, Sr., President, Associated Insurance Management, Inc. “Our corporate philosophies regarding relationships with our clients and insurance carriers are virtually identical.”

“We are excited to combine our outstanding teams and resources in the insurance marketplace to help us become a more dynamic leader in the industry,” said Duncan Creelman. “This merger will allow us to better serve our clients with various insurance solutions and provide greater value thanks to our combined expertise in the industry,” said Ken Wise.
Associated Insurance Management, Inc., established in 1969, is an independent insurance agency offering property, casualty and other insurance products to the general public. The Creelman Agency was also established in 1969; operating continuously in Waldorf, MD.  In 1986, The Creelman Agency merged with Wise Insurance, Inc.