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EMC’s Des Moines Branch Celebrates 75-Year Agency Partnership

DES MOINES, Iowa (July 26, 2021)—The Des Moines branch of EMC Insurance Companies is celebrating a 75-year partnership with TrueNorth, an insurance and financial strategies firm based in eastern Iowa.

“TrueNorth’s longstanding partnership with EMC spans 75 years because we both share an unwavering commitment to assisting our insureds with protecting and maximizing their assets, resources and opportunities,” said TrueNorth Executive Vice President Max Smith. “As one of TrueNorth’s top insurance company partners, we value the relationships we’ve developed through the years and are grateful for EMC’s support as TrueNorth continues to grow.”

Leadership from both companies celebrated the milestone anniversary over a lunch at TrueNorth’s headquarters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in late June.

Sarah Randleman, territory management consultant at EMC, attended the celebration and added, “Recognizing TrueNorth and the years that EMC has partnered with them is one of the best parts of my job. It’s relationships like these that grow and strengthen EMC as a company. Agency partners like TrueNorth make what we do so rewarding.”

About TrueNorth

TrueNorth Companies, L.C. is a risk management and insurance brokerage firm dedicated to helping clients navigate risk by providing sound, unwavering direction. Consistently ranked one of the nation's top 50 privately held insurance brokerage firms, TrueNorth provides clients with integrated risk management solutions that extend beyond the insurance policy. The firm is headquartered in the Midwest with locations in Iowa, Illinois, Texas and Colorado. We invite you to learn more by visiting

About EMC Insurance CompaniesEMC Insurance Companies has more than 2,400 employees and is among the top 60 property/casualty insurance organizations in the country based on net written premium. Employers Mutual Casualty Company (EMCC) was organized in 1911 to write workers’ compensation protection in Iowa. Today, operating under the trade name EMC Insurance Companies, the company provides property and casualty insurance products and services throughout the United States and writes reinsurance contracts worldwide. EMCC is licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit

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