Capital Insurance Group Names Willow Glen Insurance Agency 2019 Agency of the Year

by CIG March 10, 2020
Employees from Willow Glen agency accepting award from CIG representatives.
Distinguished award recognizes Silicon Valley agency for its outstanding service to policyholders and communities in the Bay Area

MONTEREY, Calif. (March 10, 2020) – Capital Insurance Group® (CIG) is proud to announce its 2019 Agency of the Year: Willow Glen Insurance Agency. The award recognizes Willow Glen’s overall excellence servicing policyholders, their commitment to the communities they serve, and their outstanding partnership with CIG, the leading regional property and casualty insurer serving the Western United States.

“Our success for over 120 years has only been made possible by partnering with outstanding agencies like Willow Glen Insurance Agency who shares in our mission to protect and restore our communities,” said Arne Chatterton, President and CEO of Capital Insurance Group. “Their commitment to excellence is clearly evident, and we are proud to recognize them for our highest honor of 2019 Agency of the Year.”

Partners with CIG since 1980, Willow Glen Insurance Agency is led by Ross Peterson. The agency specializes in serving policyholders in Silicon Valley, protecting the interests of rental property owners and small businesses.

“Without question, naming Willow Glen as our Agency of the Year recognizes the agency’s solid and profitable business results achieved in 2019,” said Scott Cummins, Northern California Regional Field Executive for CIG. “We are happy to recognize the success they’ve achieved. Together, we have worked hard to deepen our partnership. Naming them our 2019 Agency of the Year is not only well-deserved but is a testament to the collaboration and alignment CIG is privileged to share with Willow Glen.”

The agency and its employees were recently honored with a recognition plaque during a special lunch at A Bellagio in Campbell, California.

“We’re greatly honored and excited to be named CIG’s Agency of the Year. We acknowledge a debt of gratitude to the people in every department at CIG for supporting us this past year so we could experience the kind of success we were all shooting for,” said Ross Peterson. “Special thanks is due to our underwriting team and company representative. CIG and Willow Glen Insurance Agency have been partners for over forty years, and we look forward to forty more.”

About Willow Glen Insurance Agency

Willow Glen Insurance Agency is led by Ross Peterson, licensed insurance agent and principal. Ross and his team specialize in protecting the interests of rental property owners and small businesses in and around Silicon Valley. For more information on Willow Glen Insurance Agency, visit

About Capital Insurance Group

Capital Insurance Group® (CIG) is the leading regional property and casualty insurer serving the Western U.S. since 1898. The company is known for providing trusted insurance products for the personal, commercial, and agricultural business segments, with an emphasis on property related exposures. CIG’s suite of insurance offerings include coverage for, but not limited to: personal and commercial automobile; home and condo owners; rental and seasonal dwellings; farm owners and commercial agriculture operations; and commercial real estate business focused on habitational, office, lessors risk, and other property related exposures. With over 120 years of experience, CIG is rated “A-” (Excellent) by A.M. Best, the independent financial monitor of the insurance industry. The company also celebrates an average claims satisfaction rate of 96%. CIG manages personal, business, and agriculture risks underwritten by its affiliate companies: California Capital Insurance Company, Eagle West Insurance Company, Nevada Capital Insurance Company, and Monterey Insurance Company. For more information, please visit CIG is a member of the Auto-Owners Insurance group of companies.


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