Roemer Insurance achieves 80-year milestone

By Wendy Cornett

Wellington F. “Rocky” Roemer III, president and CEO of Roemer Insurance, discussed his company’s rich history with channels 11 and 13 during the anniversary celebration.

Wellington F. “Rocky” Roemer III, president and CEO of Roemer Insurance, discussed his company’s rich history with channels 11 and 13 during the anniversary celebration.

The Roemer Insurance Employee Benefits Department staff was all smiles during a media shoot for the company’s upcoming advertising campaign.

The Roemer Insurance Employee Benefits Department staff was all smiles during a media shoot for the company’s upcoming advertising campaign.

Roemer Insurance celebrated its 80th anniversary on Friday, September 19, with a party in the parking lot at its office building on Sunforest Court in WestToledo. Roemer employees and their families were joined by a crowd of more than 100 past and present customers for an afternoon filled with food, drinks, games and music.

“We are truly honored and humbled by the well wishes and congratulations we have received from so many people on this exciting occasion,” said Wellington F. “Rocky” Roemer III, president and CEO of Roemer Insurance. “And we are delighted that several of our emeritus employees were able to join us as well. Their amazing contributions got us where we are today.”

Few companies enjoy the privilege of celebrating 80 years in business, and Rocky attributes his company’s success to its loyal customers, dedicated staff and reputation for outstanding service established by its founders.

“We’re very fortunate to have been continually serving our clients for eight decades. It’s truly a tribute to all the excellentpeople who have come before us and built this agency over time, one customer at a time and one policy at a time,” Rocky said. “From my grandfather to my father; to all the wonderful employees and all the loyal customers we’ve had; it is the relationships we’ve enjoyed over the years that have brought us to this place.”

Founded in 1934 by Rocky’s grandfather,Wellington F. “DudRoemer, the company has always maintained a focus on serving the trucking industry, while branching into other types of insurance.

“In addition to our specialty in trucking insurance, we’ve written virtually every kind of insurance you can imagine,” Rocky said. “Over the past several years, we have steadily increased our commitment to health insurance and employee benefits. We provide health insurance for local individuals and employers in the community and surrounding region. We’re here for our customers.”

Roemer Insurance offers its wealth of trucking insurance expertise for motor carriers throughout the Midwest; its independent contractor owner/operator brand, Insure My Rig, serves truckers all over the country. Additionally, The Roemer Report, an online digest, provides valuable information for trucking executives.

“It’s a rare company that can prosper for 80 years; not too many firms are successful for three generations,” Rocky added. “We have a marvelous group of employees at Roemer. Every one of us understands that we have a strong and prosperous company today because of the efforts of all the people who came before us.”

Show your support for local businesses! Stop by Roemer Insurance, 3912 Sunforest Court, Toledo; call 419-475-5151; or visit http://www.roemer-insurance.com.