Goldleaf Surety to Attend PIA Minnesota Education Day

Goldleaf Surety’s New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson will be attending the Minnesota PIA Education Day & Trade Show.  This year’s event will be held Thursday, September 6th at the Mystic Lake Center. We would like to invite you to visit us at our booth.  Stop by to discuss how our experienced staff can assist you and your agency with all of your bonding needs from performance bonds to almost every other type of surety and fidelity bond that may be required.  And to enter to win one of … [Read more...]

Acora Surety & Insurance Services Recognized

Acora Surety & Insurance Services, LLC has been recognized for reaching the Champions level of Merchants’ Leaderboard program.  Acora Surety & Insurance Services is the agency that issues most of the bonds placed by Goldleaf Surety Services and is owned by the same parent company as Goldleaf Surety . As a Champion level partner, Acora is among the elite in contract surety and is a valued partner of Merchants. Merchants Champion level recognizes contract surety agencies and agents … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Host Construction Law Seminar

Goldleaf Surety Services will be hosting a Construction Law Seminar on Tuesday, March 13th.  This seminar will be held at the Country Springs Hotel in Waukesha, Wisconsin. This year’s key note speaker will be William E. McCardell.  Mr. McCardell is a partner in the law firm of DeWitt Ross & Stevens in Madison. He focuses his practice on two distinct areas of law (1) representing management interests in labor and employment law; (2) representing the construction industry in contract … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend IIAN Trade Fair

Goldleaf Surety's New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson will be attending  the Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska's 110th Annual Convention and Trade Fair.  This year's convention is being held October 12-13 at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln. We would like to invite you to visit our booth at the Trade Show on Thursday, October 12th from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  Stop by to say hello and to  discuss how our experienced staff can assist you and your agency with all of your bonding needs from … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend PIA Education Day & Trade Show

Goldleaf Surety's New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson will be attending the Minnesota PIA Education Day & Trade Show.  This year's event will be held Thursday, September 7th at the Double Tree Hilton in Bloomington. We would like to invite you to visit us at our booth.  Stop by to discuss how our experienced staff can assist you and your agency with all of your bonding needs from performance bonds to almost every other type of surety and fidelity bond that may be required.  And to … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend IIAW Annual Trade Show

Goldleaf Surety's Regional Sales Manager Kevin L. Kohlbeck will be attending  the 2017 IIAW Annual Convention and Trade Show.  This year's convention is being held at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton. The IIAW promises this will not be your father's trade show but rather a trade show revolution.  So we invite you to immerse yourself in the IIAW's Convention Showcase experience and be a part of the trade show revolution. Please plan to visit our booth at the Trade Show on Wednesday, … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety Has Markets for DMEPOS Bonds

Are your clients not able to qualify for a DMEPOS bond due to lower credit scores?  We Can Help! If your insured has an unsatisfactory credit history report or unfavorable financials, Goldleaf underwriters’ experience and our access to many surety markets allows us to place bonds when others may not be able to. What is a DMEPOS Bond? Medicare Bonds, often referred to as DMEPOS Bonds, are mandatory for manufacturers and suppliers of durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety Announces Retirement

Goldleaf Surety's Commercial Bond Manager Ronae Rose retired March 31st after 12 years with Goldleaf Surety. Ronae started with Goldleaf Escrow assisting Fund Control Administrator Jan Sachariason with the fund control accounts.  Ronae then moved into the position of Commercial Bond Manager handling and overseeing the commercial bond division for the past 11 years.  Ronae developed the structure that is in place today for the commercial department at Goldleaf Surety. Goldleaf Commercial … [Read more...]

Goldleaf’s President Participates in MSA Succession Planning Panel

Goldleaf Surety's President Jack Anderson will be part of the Succession Planning Panel hosted by the Minnesota Subcontractors Association (MSA) on Wednesday, May 11th.  The program is being held at the Radisson Hotel in Roseville, Minnesota. The panel, composed of Jack Anderson;  Tom Hubler  owner of Hubler for Business Families; David Levi, Senior Managing Director of CBIZ MHM, LLC; and Dave Senger, business law counselor and estate planning legal advisor with  Moss & Bennett will … [Read more...]

Surety Bond Basics – Part 2

In my previous blog Surety Bond Basics - Part 1, we looked at two frequently asked questions relating to bonds.  Here are several others that are also very common: Why do surety bonds need to be underwritten? A surety company must determine the risk of a loss occurring if the principal is unable to satisfy the obligation under the bond. Since a surety bond is an extension of credit, the surety company must review the principal’s financial information and business experience to determine if … [Read more...]