First Mid Insurance Group Receives Auto-Owners Top 10 Award for State of Illinois

Insurance Group Receives Auto-Owners Award

Pictured Left to Right: Jeff Tagsold, President of Auto-Owners; Paul Saegesser, CEO of First Mid Insurance Group; with Charlie Drier, Regional Vice President of Auto-Owners.

The First Mid Insurance Group, a subsidiary of First Mid-Illinois Bank and Trust, recently earned a spot on the distinguished Illinois Top 10 list acknowledged by Auto-Owners Insurance.  The award recognizes the agency as a top producer in the State of Illinois and one of 10 agencies across the state to acquire the highest growth with property-casualty insurance business with Auto-Owners in 2013.

Paul Saegesser, CEO of First Mid Insurance, stated, “To be named one of Auto-Owners’ Top 10 agencies in Illinois is truly an honor and a proud achievement for the agency.  We are committed to providing superior service to our customers as we work with them to protect their assets and Auto Owners is a key player in helping us deliver on that commitment.”


About First Mid Insurance Group:
First Mid Insurance Group has been meeting the insurance needs of businesses and families in central Illinois since 1913. As an Independent Insurance Agency, they work with selected carriers to provide tailored insurance programs to meet the needs of their customers. More information about First Mid Insurance Group can be found online at www.firstmidins.com.


About First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, N.A.:
First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. is the parent company of First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, N.A. (First Mid) and First Mid Insurance Group.  A community bank with over $1.6 billion in assets headquartered in Mattoon, IL, First Mid offers comprehensive banking, trust and wealth management services, and insurance through 37 banking centers located in 25 Illinois communities.  Established in 1865, First Mid’s vision is to be the best financial institution in the region, where service is provided at a level above expectation, and to be recognized as such by customers, employees and the communities it serves.  Bancshares stock is traded in the over-the-counter market under the symbol “FMBH”.  More information about First Mid is available at www.firstmid.com.