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Out front of our clients’ needs, so their businesses can thrive.


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Believing in Our Values.

What does it mean to be out front of our clients? Very simply it means understanding and solving their risk problems before they derail their businesses or organizations. It means serving them with excellence and respect, and bringing innovation to an industry that often relies on what has worked for decades without imagining what could be better. 

Believing in Our People.

A risk management firm encouraging risk-taking among its young producers might seem counterintuitive, but that’s what is required when you strive for innovation in service and leadership. After all, you can’t expect to grow while maintaining the status quo and you can’t punish failure when its aim is improving our ability to serve clients.

CAC Group Awarded Inside P&C’s 2023 Retail Broker of the Year

DENVER, Sept. 28th, 2023 — CAC Group, consisting of Cobbs Allen and CAC Specialty, has been named Inside P&C’s 2023 Retail Broker of the Year. Inside P&C Honors serves as an essential benchmarking and recognition program for the insurance industry. Retail...

CAC Group Strengthens Financial Resources with Expanded Syndicated Loan

Denver (June 12, 2023) – CAC Group, a national insurance brokerage business that includes CAC Specialty, Cobbs Allen, and Dorset Peak, announced today the successful expansion of its syndicated loan facility, further bolstering its financial resources and strategic...

CAC Connect Podcast: Making the Claim for DE&I

Aliyah Bradford, a member of the CAC Specialty and Cobbs Allen HR Team and Co-Leader of the DE&I committee interviews Michael Rice, the CEO of CAC Specialty, about the state of DE&I in the insurance industry. Michael discusses his evolving understanding of...

Cobbs Allen Strengthens Claims Management Practice with Ammie Brooks

Cobbs Allen, welcomes Ammie Brooks as Vice President, Head of Casualty Claims to its growing team of seasoned Claims Advocates. Brooks joins the Cobbs Allen team with over 23 years of experience of provided claims management in relation to errors and omissions,...

CAC Specialty and Cobbs Allen Merge in Transformative Combination

The employee-owned combined company is ideally positioned to generate continued strong organic growth and to deliver best-in-class value to its clients Denver (Jan. 4, 2023) – CAC Specialty, an industry-leading specialty broker, and Cobbs Allen, a P&C and employee...

Cobbs Allen Elevates Employee Benefits Practice with Wayne Bowling

Cobbs Allen, welcomes Wayne Bowling as Executive Vice President to lead its growing Employee Benefits team. Bowling joins the Employee Benefits team with 40 years of employee benefits experience ranging from brokerages and carriers to third party administrators. “We...

CAC Group Strengthens Financial Resources with Expanded Syndicated Loan

Denver (June 12, 2023) – CAC Group, a national insurance brokerage business that includes CAC Specialty, Cobbs Allen, and Dorset Peak, announced today the successful expansion of its syndicated loan facility, further bolstering its financial resources and strategic...

Cobbs Allen Strengthens Claims Management Practice with Ammie Brooks

Cobbs Allen, welcomes Ammie Brooks as Vice President, Head of Casualty Claims to its growing team of seasoned Claims Advocates. Brooks joins the Cobbs Allen team with over 23 years of experience of provided claims management in relation to errors and omissions,...

Cobbs Allen Elevates Employee Benefits Practice with Wayne Bowling

Cobbs Allen, welcomes Wayne Bowling as Executive Vice President to lead its growing Employee Benefits team. Bowling joins the Employee Benefits team with 40 years of employee benefits experience ranging from brokerages and carriers to third party administrators. “We...

Afghanistan Refugee Community Support Project & 5K

It is important to us at CAC Specialty and Cobbs Allen to give back to our communities in times of need. In response to the earlier events in Afghanistan, we hosted a charitable drive and 5K to support refugees seeking asylum in the US, specifically in Denver. CAC...

Cobbs Allen expands health and welfare practice with John Wilhoit

Cobbs Allen is pleased to announce that we are expanding our health and welfare practice to include 401k with the addition of John Wilhoit – adding 20 years of industry experience to the company. “John brings extensive knowledge and industry leading experience in the...

Water Shut Off Devices

Guess what claim is the most frequent in the USA for ALL insurance companies?? Water – not flood – but interior water damage Cobbs Allen and CAC are recommending all of our clients strongly consider installing an automatic water shut off device. Most insurance...

CAC Group Strengthens Financial Resources with Expanded Syndicated Loan

Denver (June 12, 2023) – CAC Group, a national insurance brokerage business that includes CAC Specialty, Cobbs Allen, and Dorset Peak, announced today the successful expansion of its syndicated loan facility, further bolstering its financial resources and strategic...

CAC Connect Podcast: Making the Claim for DE&I

Aliyah Bradford, a member of the CAC Specialty and Cobbs Allen HR Team and Co-Leader of the DE&I committee interviews Michael Rice, the CEO of CAC Specialty, about the state of DE&I in the insurance industry. Michael discusses his evolving understanding of...

Afghanistan Refugee Community Support Project & 5K

It is important to us at CAC Specialty and Cobbs Allen to give back to our communities in times of need. In response to the earlier events in Afghanistan, we hosted a charitable drive and 5K to support refugees seeking asylum in the US, specifically in Denver. CAC...

Cobbs Allen expands health and welfare practice with John Wilhoit

Cobbs Allen is pleased to announce that we are expanding our health and welfare practice to include 401k with the addition of John Wilhoit – adding 20 years of industry experience to the company. “John brings extensive knowledge and industry leading experience in the...

Compliance Corner: Extended Time Frames for Benefit Plans and Participants

The Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of Treasury (IRS) jointly issued a Final Rule and FAQ for Participants and Beneficiaries on April 28, extending certain time frames for employee benefit plans as well as for plan participants and qualified beneficiaries. The information has been met with many questions from plan sponsors and third party administrators as they work to understand how to implement the extended time frames.

COVID-19 Update: How the Coronavirus May Impact Your Employee Benefits

The novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is in the forefront of business discussions. As businesses are faced with many decisions regarding how they may best respond, Cobbs Allen is providing this brief update on matters that most directly pertain to our clients’ benefit programs.

Reminder: Medicare Part D Disclosures Due By February 29, 2020 For Calendar Year Plans

Group health plan sponsors are required to complete an online disclosure form with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on an annual basis and at other select times, indicating whether the plan’s prescription drug coverage is creditable or non-creditable. This must be completed online within 60 days after the beginning of the plan year. For calendar year plans, the disclosure is due by February 29, 2020.

Cadillac Tax and Other Key ACA Taxes Repealed

President Trump recently signed a spending bill preventing a government shut-down and repealed the following three taxes and fees under the Affordable Care Act (ACA):
• Cadillac Tax on high-cost group health coverage, beginning 2020;
• Medical Devices Excise Tax, beginning in 2020; and
• Health Insurance Providers Fee, beginning in 2021
Importantly, the bill also extended the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee to years 2020 to 2029.

Health FSA Limit Will Increase for 2020 

For plan years beginning in 2020, employer-sponsored medical coverage will be considered affordable if the employee’s contribution for self-only coverage on an employer’s lowest cost medical plan (if more than one medical plan is offered) does not exceed 9.78% of the employee’s household income for the year.

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Cobbs Allen is a national independent agency focused on risk management in niche practice groups. We deliver commercial insurance, employee benefits, personal insurance, and alternative risk financing services to our clients. Headquartered in Birmingham, AL, the firm is ranked in the top 100 of privately held brokerage firms and the top 100 of all U.S. brokerage firms.

 

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Suite 200
Birmingham, AL 35223
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Gadsden

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Gadsden, AL 35901
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Houston, TX 77056
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New Orleans, LA 70112
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