Gadsden Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on January 22.
Gadsden, AL – Aligned Holdings, Inc. (a member of the Lyons & Company, Inc. group of companies) and Calhoun County Insurance Center, Inc. (CCIC) today announced the formation of a joint venture between the organizations - Aligned Insurance, LLC. The newly formed company will market insurance products under the name Aligned Insurance (AI) and will continue to serve clients at the former locations of Calhoun Insurance in Jacksonville and Coosa Insurance in Rainbow City, AL. Management offices will be located at 431 Broad Street, Suite 200 in Gadsden, AL. The physical storefront for existing and future clients will remain at 130 West Grand Avenue Suite B2, Rainbow City, AL 35906.
CCIC has served clients in Northeast Alabama and the surrounding area for more than 50 years from the Calhoun Insurance location in Jacksonville, AL. It opened Coosa Insurance in Rainbow City in February, 2016. David Glass, owner of CCIC, will continue as a shareholder and will serve as President of the newly formed Aligned Insurance Agency. Cathy Lilio of the Calhoun Insurance office in Jacksonville and Michael DeLozier of the Coosa Insurance office in Rainbow City will continue management of their respective locations. All other staff members will also remain with the new company in their current positions.
“We’ve known that synergies exist between an insurance agency and our other company interests,” said Bruce Cornutt, a shareholder in Lyons & Company, Inc. and President of Lyons HR, “we just needed to find the right partner with good management and staff in place. We found that with CCIC. I’m excited for David and the team to begin developing plans for the marketing of services across the client base of both organizations, providing a broader scope of services for all of our clients.”
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