News - 2017

TrueNorth Named an IBA Elite Agency

posted by TrueNorth Companies on 12/22/2017

TrueNorth Named an IBA Elite Agency
When it comes to the insurance industry's elite, TrueNorth was recently named among 45 firms that represent the pinnacle of retail insurance agencies.

TrueNorth Earns Local and National Recognition

posted by TrueNorth Companies on 8/24/2017

TrueNorth Earns Local and National Recognition
We are proud to announce that TrueNorth has received some significant accolades thus far in 2017!

Safeco Insurance Recognizes TrueNorth Des Plaines

posted by TrueNorth Companies on 5/23/2017

Safeco Insurance Recognizes TrueNorth Des Plaines
This is the second year in a row that TrueNorth's Chicagoland office has qualified as a Safeco Key Agent.

Announcing TrueNorth Leadership Progression

posted by TrueNorth Companies on 5/16/2017

Announcing TrueNorth Leadership Progression
TrueNorth is excited to publicly announce some important leadership evolutions. Jason Smith, Executive Vice President of TrueNorth's Transportation Division has been promoted to President of TrueNorth. Duane Smith will remain CEO.

Trent Tillman Named TrueNorth Transportation EVP

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on 5/16/2017

Trent Tillman Named TrueNorth Transportation EVP
Jason Smith, Executive Vice President of TrueNorth's Transportation Division, has been promoted to President of TrueNorth Companies. Succeeding Smith in the EVP role is Trent Tillman.

TrueNorth Reveals CEO Sucession Plan with CBJ

posted by TrueNorth Companies on 5/15/2017

TrueNorth Reveals CEO Sucession Plan with CBJ
When TrueNorth Companies was created by a 2001 merger of three Corridor firms, the founders were ahead of their time - in more ways than one. Read CBJ's exclusive story in its entirety.

TrueNorth Launches Independent Carrier Extension (ICX) Practice

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on 2/13/2017

TrueNorth Launches Independent Carrier Extension (ICX) Practice
This week, TrueNorth announced the formal launch of ICX: an alternative capacity platform for Third Party Logistics (3PL) companies.

TrueNorth Acquires CSB Insurance Group

posted by TrueNorth Companies on 1/12/2017

TrueNorth Acquires CSB Insurance Group
Representatives from TrueNorth and Community State Bank (CSB) Insurance announced that CSB Insurance Group has joined TrueNorth.

Duane Smith Recognized Among Corridor's Most Influential

posted by TrueNorth Companies on 1/1/2017

Duane Smith Recognized Among Corridor's Most Influential
Duane Smith, President of TrueNorth, has been recognized as one of 2016's Top 25 Most Influential People in the Eastern Iowa Corridor.