Bolt and Aon Affinity Partner to Offer New Online Small Commercial Program
With the Bolt Platform, Aon Affinity Will Offer NFIB members Choice for Small
Business Insurance From Leading Insurance Companies
NEW YORK, April 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BOLT Solutions, Inc. (Bolt) today
announced it has entered into an agreement with Aon Affinity, the consumer,
association and group program business of Aon plc (NYSE:AON) to provide the
National Federation of Independent Business ("NFIB") with choice in commercial
insurance solutions to its members.
NFIB is the leading small business association. As the 'Voice of Small
Business,' the NFIB's primary mission is to advocate for its members in
Washington and at the state level.NFIB also provides its members with
industry information, education, networking and many other member benefits.
"We are excited to partner with Bolt to offer a real time, multi-quote
solution to NFIB, addressing its members' need for a full range of choices,"
said Bill Vit, Aon Affinity chief executive officer."The Bolt Platform helps
us provide additional flexibility in addressing the small business insurance
needs of our clients."
NFIB members can compare rate quotes from multiple insurers either online or
by speaking with a licensed insurance agent to access products from leading
insurance companies for small commercial insurance.
"NFIB's commercial insurance program provides tremendous value to our members
by offering coverage options customized to their needs. Working with respected
partners like Aon is a priority for us," said Mark Garzone, senior vice
president of marketing for NFIB."Engaging Aon Affinity enables us to add
substantially to the benefits we provide members by giving them access to
affordable, top-rated insurance carriers for their business."
"We are very proud to partner with Aon Affinity as they look for innovative
approaches to better serve their customers," said Tim Attia, SVP Sales and
Marketing at Bolt.
The Bolt Platform is a fully integrated, turnkey, software-as-a-service, cloud
offering that provides online access to personal and commercial lines products
from top insurance companies, MGAs and wholesalers in the U.S.
The National Federation of Independent Business is the nation's leading small
business association, with offices in Washington, D.C., and all 50 state
capitals. Founded in 1943 as a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, NFIB gives
small and independent business owners a voice in shaping the public policy
issues that affect their business. NFIB's powerful network of grassroots
activists send their views directly to state and federal lawmakers through our
unique member-only ballot, thus playing a critical role in supporting
America's free enterprise system. NFIB's mission is to promote and protect the
right of our members to own, operate and grow their businesses. For more
information about NFIB, please visit www.nfib.com
About Aon Affinity
Aon Affinity is a trade name for Affinity Insurance Services, Inc. Aon
Affinity combines the specialized knowledge of affinity program management
with the extensive resources of a global company to help clients achieve their
goals. With an innovative approach to program strategy, from the design of
products and services to the delivery of the marketing message, Affinity
offers full-service capabilities, technical expertise and industry knowledge
to deliver value to clients. Visit http://www.aon.com/affinity for more
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of risk management,
insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resource solutions and
outsourcing services. Through its more than 62,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon
unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and
effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global
resources and technical expertise. Aon has been named repeatedly as the
world's best broker, best insurance intermediary, reinsurance intermediary,
captives manager and best employee benefits consulting firm by multiple
industry sources. Visit http://www.aon.com for more information on Aon and
http://www.aon.com/manchesterunited to learn about Aon's global partnership
and shirt sponsorship with Manchester United.
About BOLT Solutions Inc.
Headquartered in New York and founded in 2000, BOLT Solutions Inc. (formerly
SeaPass Solutions Inc.) offers the leading online sales and client service
platform for anyone who wants to sell or buy insurance online. The Bolt
Platform supports all of the insurance needs of its customers, while driving
market share, retention and increased revenue for its insurance industry
partners. Bolt is an ICG company (Nasdaq:ICGE). For more information visit
www.boltinc.com, email email@example.com or call 212-608-4646.
CONTACT: Chrissy Snyder
BOLT Solutions, Inc.
BOLT Solutions Inc.
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