|[December 05, 2012]
Barry J. Fisher Insurance Marketing, Inc. Announces Merger with Borden Hamman Agency
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Barry J. Fisher Insurance Marketing, Inc. (BJFIM), a nationally
recognized leader in long-term care insurance brokerage, has announced
plans to merge with the Borden Hamman Agency (BHA), a trailblazing life
insurance and annuity marketing organization, based in Dallas, Texas.
The union of these two firms signifies a milestone in expanding the
distribution of traditional and linked long-term care insurance products
through independent life and health insurance agents and financial
BJFIM principals Barry Fisher and Susan Blais believe that this merger
is a fitting end to a record setting sales year or the agency. "Agent
and advisor education, training and service have been the keys to BJFIM
success for the past 17 years. Supplementing our existing operations
with the technology and process advantages BHA brings to the
relationship will allow us to expand our business in California, Texas
and to other selected areas of the country."
Christi Daughenbaugh, President and COO of BHA, says, "We are excited
about the merger with BJFIM and the explosive impact we believe adding
their long-term care insurance expertise to our organization will bring
for all of the agents and advisors we will be working with. Long-term
care insurance has been an important component of our business, and this
significantly anchors our ongoing commitment to the importance of
helping Americans plan for how to manage the long-term care financial
The effective date of the merger is February 1, 2013. The entire BJFIM
Team will continue to be part of the organization and Barry Fisher and
Susan Blais will remain as active managers of all national long-term
care insurance marketing efforts for the new agency called Barry J.
Fisher Insurance Marketing - A Borden Hamman Company.
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