Renting a house or apartment is considerably different than owning a home. As IOA CEO Heath Ritenour points out, both scenarios create bespoke risks and, therefore, require tailored insurance solutions. …


Heath Ritenour, IOA CEO

Business growth is the engine that drives the United States economy. Countless entrepreneurs launch small businesses, and other companies add new products and/or expand their operations to new cities or regions. Taken together, thousands of businesses provide products and services to consumers and commercial clients every day. Heath Ritenour, chairman…


Insurance Office of America (IOA) is a full-service insurance agency that has been serving the community since 1988. Co-founded by John and Valli Ritenour, IOA is one of the fastest-growing agencies in the United States, led in large part by the work of Chairman and CEO Heath Ritenour.

Ranked 11th…


Heath Ritenour, CEO of IOA

The world’s economic sector has been forced to adjust and acclimate to the new reality of the COVID-19 pandemic. One industry particularly impacted by COVID-19 and the rise of technology has been the insurance sector. …


Heath Ritenour, CEO of Insurance Office of America

Running a full-service insurance brokerage is generally a straightforward proposition. The company’s agents prospect for clients and write targeted insurance policies for those who come on board. Agents earn commission for the policy sales and retention.

As the agents’ books of business grow, the insurance brokerage expands and may offer…


Heath Ritenour, CEO of IOA
Heath Ritenour, CEO of IOA

As the real estate market continues to recover after the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Census Bureau has released homeownership statistics for the first quarter of 2021. The Bureau’s April 27, 2021, report states that 65.6% of Americans own their homes.

Naturally, these homeowners want to protect their biggest investment…


Heath Ritenour, CEO of Insurance Office of America
Heath Ritenour, CEO of Insurance Office of America

It’s rare to find a business that wasn’t affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic shutdown. The insurance industry certainly saw some immediate and long-term changes. Auto policyholders filed fewer claims because they were driving less. Policyholders for multiple lines were (and continue to be) concerned that they…


Heath Ritenour, CEO of Insurance Office of America
Heath Ritenour, CEO of Insurance Office of America

Cancer is a diagnosis feared by many and experienced firsthand by those from all demographics and walks of life. Heath Ritenour, chairman and CEO of Insurance Office of America, is no different from others in receiving the worrisome diagnosis. …


Heath Ritenour, CEO of IOA

The pandemic has changed the way most industries do business, and the insurance industry is no exception. As the United States slowly gets back to a new normal, we talked with Heath Ritenour, chairman and CEO of Insurance Office of America, about what consumers can expect from their insurance company…


John Ritenour and Heath Ritenour, IOA
Heath Ritenour with John Ritenour, IOA

As the chairman and CEO of Insurance Office of America (IOA), the 11th largest privately held insurance company in the United States, Heath Ritenour has a unique perspective on leadership.

During his tenure at IOA, Heath Ritenour has faced both personal and professional challenges. Through these experiences, he has developed…

Heath Ritenour

Heath Ritenour is the CEO and Chairman of Insurance Office of America (IOA).

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