Goldleaf Understands Large Commercial Surety Bonds

Large Commercial Surety Bonds generally include bonds needed in conjunction with service contracts such as transportation companies, janitorial companies, garbage collection companies, “non-sticks and bricks” construction contracts, as well as manufacturing and supply contracts. The underwriting considerations for this class of business are different from those for the contract bonds and have become more sophisticated and specialized over time. Goldleaf Surety has the expertise to help large … [Read more...]

Celebrate Smile Power Day

June 15th is the day we observe National Smile Power Day.  This is a day for everyone to share the power of the smile. Growing up, one of my mom’s favorite sayings was that it takes more muscles to frown than it does to smile.  And I know it was one I used on my own children now and again.  But somehow over the years we tend to forget this.  Babies smile about 400 times a day, while the average adult only smiles 20 times.  And, we are the only creatures on the planet that can smile.  … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend IIAW InsureCon 2019

Goldleaf Surety's Regional Sales Manager Kevin L. Kohlbeck and New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson will be attending the IIAW InsureCon 2019 annual convention and trade show.  This year's convention is being held at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton, Wisconsin. Please plan to visit our booth, booth #3, at the Convention Showcase and Networking event on Thursday, May 16th, from 2:15 pm to 4:45 pm.  We are excited to have this opportunity to see familiar faces as well as to meet many … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend NDPIA Convention

Goldleaf Surety's President Jack Anderson and Vice President Rita Jorgenson will be attending the 2019 Annual NDPIA Convention.  This year’s convention will be held from Sunday, May 5th through Tuesday, May 7th at the Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck, North Dakota. Goldleaf Surety will have a booth at this year's trade fair which will be open on Sunday, May 5th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm and again on Monday, May 6th from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm.  We are excited to have this opportunity to see familiar … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety to Attend MIIAB Expo 2019

Goldleaf Surety's New Business Intake Manager Lori Olson will be attending the Minnesota IIAB Expo 2019 on Tuesday, April 30th.  This year’s MIIAB Expo 2019 is being held at the Mystic Lake Center, Prior Lake, Minnesota.   Please plan to visit our booth (booth #33) at the Exhibit Hall located in the Minnetonka Ballroom on Tuesday from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. 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 … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety Welcomes Newest Team Member

Goldleaf Surety would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to our newest team member Jarett Berg.  Jarett grew up and lives just outside of Clarkfield, Minnesota.  He is the father of three busy pre-school age children, two daughters and a son, who keep him on his toes. Jarett has joined Goldleaf Surety in the capacity of an Account Specialist on our contract side of the house.  He will work primarily with our Short Cut Bond Program.  This program uses the personal credit scores of … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety’s Year in Review

As we begin a new year and a new chapter in 2019, Goldleaf Surety would like to take a moment to reflect on the past year.  2018 was certainly an interesting year in the world of surety and another great year for Goldleaf Surety and our staff. On April 1st, Goldleaf Surety celebrated 20 years as a company.  So the month of April brought a flurry of activity in celebration of our anniversary and our relationships with our agents, contractors and surety partners.   On April 13th, we were … [Read more...]

Meet Goldleaf Surety’s Bond Production Manager

Like most organizations, Goldleaf Surety has many hard working, valuable employees who work mainly “behind the scenes.”  So, we would like to take this opportunity to introduce our Bond Production Manager Becky Risa.  Becky is celebrating 17 years with Goldleaf Surety this month! Without Becky, the bonds underwritten and approved here at Goldleaf Surety would never get out the door.  She is the person here that is responsible for our bond production which includes preparation of the bond as … [Read more...]

Goldleaf Surety and The National Day of Listening

While celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday with family, I came across an article about the National Day of Listening.  National Day of Listening is an unofficial holiday celebrated on the Friday after Thanksgiving Day.  It was launched in 2008 by StoryCorps, a non-profit organization, whose mission is to encourage Americans of all beliefs and backgrounds to record, preserve, and share the stories of their lives.  … [Read more...]

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...]