About Us

Affinity Insurance Specialists (AIS)

is a collaboration between Affinity Group Underwriters, Inc. (AGU) and Insurance Specialists, Inc. (ISI), two long-established companies focused on association and employer group benefits.

AGU and ISI share resources, capabilities, connections and expertise to better serve existing customers and expand the scope of new product offerings.

ISI has the primary responsibility for administration and sales with AGU focusing on product development and program management.

Insurance Specialists, Inc. (ISI)

Founded in Atlanta, Georgia in 1959, Insurance Specialists, Inc. (ISI) is a Third-Party Administrator which has provided programs for affinity groups for over half a century. As a diversified insurance administrator with a national presence, ISI is committed to providing the highest quality in insurance products which serve to protect the health, wellbeing, and financial security of our customers. By maintaining the highest standards of service, ISI delivers value-added benefits for its employer and association sponsors. Customers benefit from plans offering simplified underwriting, shortened applications, online sales access, discounted rates, and personalized service.

The ISI Corporate Center is located in Atlanta, GA. We also operate a Service Center in Beaufort, South Carolina which houses a seasoned staff of insurance professionals. Sales Agents maintain licensure in Life, Health, & Disability and Property & Casualty for all product lines they handle. ISI is a HIPAA-compliant entity, placing security of records and confidentiality of client concerns at the highest level.

The tripod of the ISI promise is Service-Strength-Security, which are hallmarks of its corporate performance:

  • Service: ISI strives to provide dependable, accurate, and consistent product delivery, remaining mindful that our clients command the highest level of professional and business service.
  • Strength: ISI is devoted to providing the most competitive rates for insurance products while maintaining quality benefits. Maintaining continuity of coverage and consistency of service is a primary goal.
  • Security: The success of ISI is measured by client satisfaction. ISI employees are dedicated to understanding the needs of professionals and business owners and the importance of insurance to their practice or company.

Visit ISI at www.isi1959.com

Affinity Group Underwriters (AGU)

Since 1997, Affinity Group Underwriters has been developing and managing innovative life and health insurance programs for employer and association groups.

Before creating AGU, the principals and most of the staff worked for large U.S. and Canadian insurance carriers. Our thirty years of underwriting and marketing association and employer group plans has provided us with extensive experience and a unique perspective on the evolving benefit needs of employees and association members.

AGU is a privately-held company based in Richmond, Virginia and operating nationwide. www.agu.net

Companion Life Insurance Company

Companion Life Insurance Company has proudly provided top-notch service to our clients since 1971. We offer group and voluntary insurance products as “companions” to medical coverage. We’re small enough to give you personalized attention, and we have the stability and resources to give you the support you may need. We value our relationships with our partners and policyholders, and we’re here to deliver a full suite of insurance coverage and products.

Our commitment to excellence consistently earns us an AM Best Rating of A+ (Superior).*
Visit our website at www.companionlife.com.

*Rating as of Dec. 9, 2021. For the latest rating, access www.ambest.com. The rating represents an independent opinion from the leading provider of insurer ratings of a company’s financial strength and ability to meet its obligations to policyholders.