TrueNorth Companies


TrueNorth is the largest insurance and financial services firm of its kind based in Eastern Iowa. Today, our dedicated staff consists of over 350 colleagues and is organized so each becomes a specialist in their respective practice areas. This collaboration offers our clients a coordinated approach to risk management, insurance services and financial strategies. 

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posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

At TrueNorth, we take pride in cultivating talent that impacts and inspires the many communities and industries we serve. This year, we are proud to feature three newly appointed executives and their instrumental role in helping TrueNorth achieve new heights and explore what's possible. These promotions took place in January as part of TrueNorth's thoughtful and deliberate approach to developing exceptional talent internally and positioning the firm for the future.

posted on Thursday, August 17, 2023

In this episode, we hear from Dan Cook, principle and practice leader at TrueNorth, on hurdles in the transportation industry such as labor shortage, high inflation, and unpredictable freight rates. The group discusses the different types of captives such as single-parent, group, and heterogenous captives.

posted on Thursday, July 13, 2023

In this episode, we hear from Will Hart, owner-operator at Dart Transportation, and Bill Webb, Executive Director of Truckers Service Association and leader of the coalition for independent contractors, to talk through personal experiences and the importance of giving independent contractors a platform to share their own story and have their voices heard.

posted on Monday, April 17, 2023

While a motor carrier may have their insurance and risk management strategy outlined, there are some key differences to consider with freight brokerages. Without a proper insurance foundation, a freight broker can be left open to risk in the case of an accident and/or litigation.

posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2022

TrueNorth Companies, L.C., a closely held, privately held risk management and insurance brokerage firm headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, announced last week at their all-colleague year-end meeting that their community impact efforts had met a major milestone: in 2022, TrueNorth's philanthropic efforts exceeded $1 million. These funds came through various channels, including TrueNorth's core giving commitment, employee match programs, colleague contributions and quarterly community outreach initiatives.

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