Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. Provides Personal Umbrella Quotes for Demotech Rated Carriers

Columbus, Ohio, February 14, 2012:  Demotech, Inc. and Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. (AUI) are pleased to announce that insurers earning a Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A or better from Demotech are eligible for standalone personal umbrella insurance quotations for Preferred, Standard, and Higher Risk umbrellas with limits up to $10 million in most instances. Producers of carriers that are rated A or better by Demotech can access this countrywide personal umbrella insurance program by visiting, or by calling AUI at 1-888-376-9633, ext 2026.

Tagge Stroom, Director of Personal Lines at Appalachian, says, “Being able to partner with Demotech and have our products and services made available to their client carriers is a tremendous opportunity.  Our solutions are designed to meet the needs of the independent agency base, and with what is shaping up to be a rapidly changing insurance environment, we’re equally excited that our carriers recognize the hard work that Joseph and staff have accomplished to move the acceptance of FSRs to a whole new level within the industry.  We’re ready and able to assist these carriers in making a difference to their trusted agents.  It’s what we’re all about, business made easy!”

About Appalachian Underwriters, Inc.

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,

For carriers with additional questions or other program interests, please contact Tagge Stroom, Director of Personal Lines at AUI, at 865-425-7328, or by email to

About Demotech, Inc.

Founded in 1985, Demotech is a Columbus, Ohio based financial analysis firm that provides services to P/C insurance companies, Title underwriters and specialty insurance markets.  FSRs of A or better are accepted by virtually all mortgage lenders, an increasing number of umbrella insurance markets, several writers of insurance agents errors and omissions insurance as well as others concerned about the financial stability of insurers. Visit for additional information.

For additional information on Demotech, please contact Irisa Wasson at 800-354-7207, or by email to