FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) Fort Wayne-based Ash Brokerage Corp. has acquired a consulting firm in Arizona. Financial terms of the deal for Bell & Associates Consulting are not being disclosed, however, the firm will transition to the Ash Brokerage brand.
Bell and Associates’ 15 employees will join Ash Brokerage as a result of the deal. Chief executive officer of Ash Brokerage Tim Ash says the deal is a result of both firms having similar goals and values, as well as the desire to make a larger impact on the insurance industry.
“Ash and Bell are stronger together than apart,” Ash said in a news release. “Working with our combined organizations, our advisors and employees will see greater opportunities and a meaningful, positive impact on their experience. The Bell leadership team sought a partnership with a firm who shares their passion for education, relationships and innovation. Both firms have a proven track record in our industry and are excited to bring solutions and great experiences to our collective advisors.”