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Umbrella - Insurance

Andrew Agencies Ltd. Acquires McCracken Insurance M.I.L. Ltd. Airdrie, AB Effective April 1, 2017


March 23, 2017, Virden, MB and Airdrie, AB – Andrew Agencies along with Debbie Miller and the McCracken Family are pleased to announce that effective April 3, 2017 Andrew Agencies Ltd. has purchased McCracken Insurance M.I.L. Ltd. located in Airdrie, AB.

The Airdrie location will be Andrew Agencies 18th and the first in the Province of Alberta. All the staff will remain with Debbie Miller as Branch Manager. The current staff will be complemented with existing product specialists from Andrew Agencies.

“Andrew Agencies will strive to provide a high standard of quality products and service that the clients of McCracken Insurance have come to expect. We are looking forward to serving Airdrie and area for many years to come” said Clint Smith, Chief Operations Officer for Andrew Agencies.

“The McCracken Family wish to thank all of our clients for their past support and loyalty. It has been a pleasure doing business in Airdrie and surrounding area for over 50 years. Our decision to sell our business to Andrew Agencies was based on the similarities of the two companies, one family business to another” stated Debbie Miller, Manager McCracken Insurance.

About Andrew Agencies Ltd.

Andrew Agencies Ltd. was established in 1913 as a general insurance and travel agency in Virden, Manitoba by the Andrew family. Today, it is a busy multi-line brokerage operating in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta selling insurance and financial services.

About McCracken Insurance M.I.L.

The McCracken Family has been providing insurance in Airdrie and surrounding community since 1963. Ken McCracken started McCracken Insurance in 1986 opening his office in his Mom’s basement then moved into the Towerlane Mall. Over the years two relocations brought McCracken Insurance to their current location on 2nd avenue in Airdrie in 1999.

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Contact:

Jacy Whyte
Chief Marketing Officer
Andrew Agencies Ltd.
jacywhyte@andrewagencies.com
204.748.4813

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