Author: Jordyn O'Rourke

Winners in Best of Kenosha & Best of Racine

The “Best of” lists are yearly lists published by large cities and counties in Wisconsin, based on the votes from residents of that city. Sparks Insurance, a Vizance Company, and Chris Antonneau, Regional President at Vizance both won Hometown Favorites for their respective categories.    Each community nominates their favorite places in categories like dining out, professional services, arts & entertainment, and more. Only the top 5 businesses with the most votes from the nomination round make it to the final voting round. Then, the top three winners are announced as the best in their community.    With three agencies coming together in Kenosha, Vizance had a good chance of snagging a spot in the voting round for Best Insurance Agency. One of the Kenosha-area agencies, Sparks Insurance, joined Vizance in 2018, and is a true partner to the Kenosha community for their ongoing support and involvement. Sparks Insurance, a Vizance Company, took home the Hometown Favorite award.     Racine county participates in the “Best of” lists as well. Chris Antonneau, Regional President at Vizance, was nominated in the Best Insurance Agent category, and was awarded Hometown Favorite of Racine county. Chris was an agency principal at David Insurance, which became part of the Vizance family in early 2021, and they have been a valuable partner in the Racine area.    We are thankful to have the

Vizance is Voted a Milwaukee Business Journal Best Place to Work

The Milwaukee Business Journal published their annual list of the Best Places to Work, and Vizance is ranked in the medium-sized business category. This award recognizes the region’s best workplaces. Winners are selected from the highest rankings based on surveys where associates rate their company on various topics through an online survey. All winning companies in different category sizes were recently featured in a special section of the Business Journal and honored at an awards event. We are very proud to receive this award for the 7th year in a row. We would like to thank all of our associates for their participation and for being the reason behind this award!

Brandy Enger Receives BizTimes Media Notable Women in Insurance Award

The Milwaukee BizTimes published their list of 2021 Notable Women in Insurance, and Brandy Enger is on the list, along with her story.   The BizTimes regularly publishes lists of top executives and notable women for a multitude of industries, including HR, education, manufacturing, and more. This year, they created a new notable list for Women in Insurance, featuring women in the Milwaukee area that hold senior level positions at their agencies.   Brandy Enger, Vizance’s Director of Personal Lines, received recognition on the list. With over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, her accomplishments in elevating Vizance’s client experience and developing the next generation of leaders have catapulted the Personal Lines practice to new heights.   In addition to her Director role, Brandy regularly speaks to students about the benefits of careers in insurance, and serves at the Vice President of the Volunteer Service Club of Pewaukee, helping to raise funds and supporting organizations that help women and children.   Brandy is a valuable member of the Vizance team and we can’t thank her enough for her contributions in moving us forward.

Vizance Makes the Largest Wisconsin Employee Benefits Firms List – Again!

The Milwaukee Business Journal published their annual list of Largest Wisconsin Employee Benefits Firms. Vizance moved up from last year’s spot on the list. In 2020, Vizance was recognized as the 13th Largest Employee Benefits Firm in Wisconsin. This year, Vizance moved up to be the 12th largest firm on the list, out of 22 total firms in the state. The rankings are established by the number of associates in the employee benefits division at each firm. Click here to see the complete list from Milwaukee Business Journal.

Matt Weimer Joins Vizance as Director of Employee Benefits

Vizance extends a warm welcome to Matt Weimer as our Director of Employee Benefits! Matt will be overseeing the strategic direction of the Employee Benefits team, while providing oversight and leadership to the group. Matt comes with a wide range of experience from working in multiple positions at Diversified Insurance Solutions to being an Account Executive at Willis Towers Watson, working with companies that had anywhere from 6 – 6,000 associates. What motivates him is being able to solve his clients’ challenges and find the best solution for them based on their unique needs. “The energy, openness, and opportunistic vibe at Vizance is apparent. Everyone I met with knew what the organization stood for and understood the direction going forward.” We are excited to have Matt contribute to those Vizance vibes and look, think, and move forward together!