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DAC’s A- (Excellent) Financial Rating Affirmed by A.M. Best

Columbus, OH (December 14, 2016) – Dealers Assurance Company (DAC) announced today that the A.M. Best Company has once again affirmed DAC’s Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent). This is the 31st straight year that DAC has received this rating. In addition, DAC’s designation as an A.M. Best Financial Size Category VII company was also affirmed. Commenting on the A.M. Best report,…

DAC Welcomes Al Loehr to the Organization

Columbus, OH (September 08, 2014) – Dealers Assurance Company (DAC) is pleased to announce that Al Loehr recently joined the Company as Audit Director. This new audit position was created to enhance our administrator relationships through periodic, value-added assessments of our partner clients.
Al Loehr brings a wealth of audit experience to DAC, including four years as Audit Supervisor for…

P&A Magazine’s View From The Top with Kristen Gruber

P&A Magazine “An Interview with Kristen Gruber”

Posted on June 18, 2014 | By: Jennifer Carter Nebrich

On January 1st, Kristen Gruber was welcomed on board with Dealers Assurance Company, (DAC), as their new president. Since then, she has been focused on developing a new management team and creating the infrastructure needed to grow the business. She has spent the last four months putting…

DAC Passes $50 Million in Capital and Surplus—Reaches Financial Size Category VII

Columbus, OH (April 28, 2014) – Dealers Assurance Company (DAC) is pleased to announce that DAC has become an A.M. Best Financial Size Category VII company. Previously, DAC was a Category VI company. Category VII designates companies whose policyholder surplus totals between $50 million and $100 million. DAC surpassed $50 million in capital and policyholder surplus at the end of…

DAC Welcomes Linda Toy and David Levine to the Organization

Columbus, OH (April 11, 2014) – Dealers Assurance Company (DAC) is pleased to announce that Linda Toy has accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer of DAC, effective immediately. In addition, David Levine has joined DAC as General Counsel.

Linda Toy has more than 25 years of experience in Life and Property & Casualty Insurance Accounting, including an extensive background in…

Welcome Kristen Gruber as DAC’s New President

Columbus, OH (January 6, 2014) – Dealers Assurance Company (DAC) is pleased to announce that Kristen Gruber has accepted the position of President of DAC, effective January 1, 2014.

A few weeks ago, DAC announced the promotion of Eddie Eckert to fill the position of President. Eddie’s experience with DAC, his participation on DAC’s Executive Committee, and his industry knowledge made him a…

DAC’s A- (Excellent) Financial Rating Affirmed Again by A.M. Best

Columbus, OH (December 4, 2013) – Dealers Assurance Company (DAC) is pleased to announce that the A.M. Best Company has once again affirmed DAC’s A- (Excellent) rating and stable outlook. This rating continues to represent A.M. Best’s independent opinion of DAC’s financial strength and ability to meet its ongoing obligations to policyholders.

“This marks the 28th straight year that…

Eddie Eckert Appointed President of DAC

Columbus, OH (December 3, 2013) – Dealers Assurance Company (DAC) announced today that Eddie Eckert has been promoted from Vice President to President of DAC, effective immediately. Eddie succeeds Kirk Borchardt, who has left the company to pursue other interests.

“Eddie has been a key member of DAC’s leadership for the past five years, and is highly knowledgeable of DAC’s…

DAC Opens Offices in Texas; Plans Relocation of Columbus Offices

Columbus, OH (December 3, 2013) – As part of a planned expansion and reorganization, Dealers Assurance Company (DAC) has relocated its Corporate offices to the Dallas area, and is in the process of moving its Home Office from Upper Arlington, Ohio to new facilities in downtown Columbus.

“DAC will continue to maintain its core policy functions in Columbus, as well as the Statutory and…

Kirk Borchardt Resigns from Dealers Assurance Company

Columbus, OH (November 25, 2013) – Dealers Assurance Company (DAC) announced today that Kirk Borchardt has accepted a position with another company to be the head of their insurance operations, and has resigned as President and CEO of DAC.

“We accepted Kirk’s resignation with sadness, but with the knowledge that he has helped leave the Company in a sound financial state,” said Jim…

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