FCCI Insurance Group and NUCA Announce Partnership to Offer Exclusive Commercial Insurance Program
Sarasota, Fla., and Fairfax, Va. – FCCI Insurance Group and the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) have joined forces to launch a new partnership, bringing an exclusive commercial insurance program to NUCA’s members. The collaboration, known as NUCA Choice, aims to provide comprehensive coverage tailored to the specific needs of contractors in states where FCCI operates. This multi-year agreement, effective June 1, 2023, promises value, efficiency, and financial rewards to NUCA members, solidifying FCCI as NUCA’s preferred commercial insurance carrier.
Delivering Value and Efficiency
NUCA’s Chief Executive Officer, Doug Carlson, expressed excitement about the partnership, emphasizing FCCI’s extensive coverage across various lines of insurance. He believes that FCCI’s products will bring value and efficiency to NUCA members, helping them protect their businesses effectively. Moreover, members in good standing will have access to a group dividend plan, providing additional financial rewards and benefits.
Membership Benefits and Eligibility
NUCA Choice membership is automatically extended to all contractor businesses that are current dues-paying members of their state’s utility contractors association. This automatic enrollment ensures that NUCA Choice is accessible to a wide range of contractors, making it a valuable resource for businesses across the industry. Carlson encourages members to explore the insurance products and other benefits offered through NUCA Choice.
FCCI Insurance Group Comprehensive Product Offerings
Under NUCA Choice, FCCI will offer a range of insurance products designed specifically for contractors. These include auto, crime, property, general liability, inland marine, surety, umbrella, and workers’ compensation coverage. By providing a comprehensive suite of insurance solutions, FCCI aims to meet the diverse needs of NUCA members in an efficient and effective manner.
Collaboration and Support
Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, NUCA will work closely with FCCI’s Courtney Hart, Senior Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Region, to facilitate the partnership. NUCA members can engage FCCI through FCCI-appointed agents for new or renewal business. Additionally, members can consult with FCCI’s Risk Control team and access the FCCI Risk Solutions Network, a cloud-based platform that assists businesses in staying compliant, managing risks, educating employees, and fostering a safer work environment.
A Proven Track Record
FCCI Insurance Group has established similar agreements with other industry associations, including those in utility, construction, manufacturing, and agribusiness sectors. Tracey Pfab, FCCI’s Executive Vice President & Chief Regional Officer, assures NUCA members that FCCI will provide exceptional service and support. With a commitment to prompt and fair claims resolution, FCCI aims to help policyholders effectively manage business risks.
FCCI Insurance Group
Founded in 1959 in Sarasota, Florida, FCCI Insurance Group is a leading provider of commercial property and casualty insurance, risk control services, and surety bonds. With a network of contracted and independent agents across 20 states and Washington, D.C., FCCI offers a comprehensive range of coverage options to diverse industries, including construction, manufacturing, medical, and more. With assets of $2.8 billion and an A (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best Company, FCCI is committed to delivering outstanding insurance solutions and support.
About National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA)
Established in 1964, the National Utility Contractors Association represents nearly 2,000 utility and excavation contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers across the United States. NUCA plays a vital role in building and maintaining the nation’s water, sewer, gas, telecommunications, and electric infrastructure. Through its online platform and social media presence, NUCA promotes its mission of advancing the utility construction industry and keeping America connected.
Benefits of NUCA Choice
The partnership between FCCI Insurance Group and the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) marks an exciting development for contractors across the United States. The launch of NUCA Choice, an exclusive commercial insurance program, provides NUCA members with access to comprehensive coverage tailored to their specific needs. With FCCI as the preferred carrier, NUCA members can expect value, efficiency, and financial rewards through the group dividend plan.
This collaboration demonstrates the commitment of both FCCI and NUCA to support and protect the businesses within the utility and excavation contracting industry. FCCI’s extensive range of insurance products, including auto, crime, property, general liability, and more, ensures that NUCA members have access to a comprehensive suite of coverage options.
Furthermore, NUCA members can benefit from FCCI’s collaborative approach, facilitated by their appointed agents and the expertise of the Risk Control team. The availability of the FCCI Risk Solutions Network provides additional resources to help businesses manage risks, maintain compliance, and promote a safe working environment.
With FCCI’s proven track record in partnering with industry associations and their dedication to prompt and fair claims resolution, NUCA members can trust that their insurance needs will be met with exceptional service and support.
Overall, the FCCI-NUCA partnership opens new avenues for contractors to secure reliable and tailored insurance solutions, enabling them to focus on their core operations with confidence. As the industry continues to evolve, this collaboration stands as a testament to the commitment of both organizations to meet the evolving needs of contractors and drive the growth of the utility construction industry.