Who We Are

Ansay & Associates is a family owned independent insurance agency founded in 1946. Ansay & Associates supports clients through insurance companies committed to providing stable, competitive products. As a team of insurance professionals that pride themselves on personalized service and integrity, you can trust in a relationship that provides value beyond the insurance product. Ansay & Associates helps people, advising them on insurance and benefit solutions to secure, protect and help grow the American dream.

"Our customers enjoy personal relationships grounded in uncompromising values built from a foundation of trust, integrity & respect"- Adolph N. Ansay

 

 

Our Philosophy

Our Internal Vision

Ansay & Associates is a high-integrity, high-growth company that genuinely values all employees and rewards high-performing employees who strategically & systematically contribute to doubling revenue and profits in seven years.

Our External Vision

Ansay & Associates combines an entrepreneurial spirit with a disciplined, strategic business process to develop and provide the best insurance & benefit solutions to businesses and consumers.

At all times, they serve internal and external customers with respect and integrity, and they passionately cultivate long-term partnerships by building excellent results and relationships, one satisfied customer at a time.

Visit Ansay & Associates' Culture Badges to learn more about The Ansay Way!

 

 

 

Headquarters

101 E Grand Ave, Suite 11
Port Washington WI, 53074

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Employee Testimonials

I love to help customers; it’s a great place to work, co-workers are awesome, I love it

- Connie Easland: Account Executive - Madison Office 

One of the things I like about coming to Ansay is the knowledge of the people that I work with and also
the team that I work with at this time; that is one of the biggest things.  I have been in the business for quite sometime, and I probably have not met anyone as knowledgeable as she (Barb
Schroeder) is.  Ansay is a great place to work at!

Meet the Ansay and Associates Team!

 



News & Press

The Ansay Newsroom

Awards

http://www.insurancejournal.com/top-100-insurance-agencies/

Fun

Ansay & Associates, LLC offers the following programs to promote health and wellness and are supportive of employees who are parents:

At All Locations

  • Nutritional advice
  • Filtered/bottled water
  • Wellness education programs
  • Wellness competitions
  • Voluntary health testing (biometrics, health risks)
  • Wellness platform made available to all Ansay & Associates employees.
  • Personal Wellness Coaching is also available.
  • Some Wellness activities like massage, skin cancer screening, and weekly walking groups are offered occasionally.
  • Fun Run Teams
  • Private space for nursing mothers
  • Openness for children to be at the workplace occasionally
  • Family centered events/celebrations
    • Annual Family Christmas Party is very family focused and looked forward to by all.
    • Annual Summer Event for families has included a day at Ozaukee County Fair etc.
  • Ansay & Associates is a family flexible workplace – with the feeling that I don’t have to choose between my work and family

At Some Locations

  • Nutritious on-site food choices
  • Massage therapy
  • Access to natural ambient light

HQ Only:

  • On-site fitness center
  • On-site showers/locker facilities
  • On-site fitness trainer
  • Wednesday Wellness Walks at HQ
  • Participation in Bring Children to Work Day

These programs are available for Ansay & Associates, LLC employees for breaks and meals:

At all locations:

  • Kitchen
  • Complimentary coffee and other beverages
  • Fruit is always available
  • Soup or Salad Days – once a month

 At some locations

  • Upgraded local coffee served
  • Occasional catered lunches usually once a month
  • Access to local food trucks
  • Candy drawer
  • HQ has a “healthy sack corner” and includes flavor infused water

These community building programs are available:

At all locations:

  • Holiday party(s) and activities
  • Volunteer events
  • Employee Team Charity Work (for example Habitat for Humanity, United Way, YMCA and more)
  • Check out Ansay & Associates Corporate Responsibility Culture Badge for more information
  • Work anniversary recognition
  • Goal achievement celebrations
  • Annual Customer Service Employee Appreciation Week
  • Service Summit – one off-site day to celebrate the Service Staff
  • Includes a public speaker and team building activity
  • Fun and prizes
  • Leadership Summit – Overnight offsite meeting to celebrate all sales individuals that includes public speakers and team building activity as well as fun and prizes

At some locations:

  • Company sponsored social gatherings
  • Birthday recognition
  • Company blood drive
  • Sports team sponsorship
  • Shared special events/sports tickets

Office interiors at Ansay & Associates include:

At all locations:

  • Standing desks or sit-to-stand workstations
  • Ergonomic workstation options
  • Variety of seating options (chair options, ball chairs)
  • Central spaces for employees to gather, work or relax
  • Intra-office communication technology (beyond email)
  • Ability to decorate personal workspace

At some locations:

  • Laptop chairs
  • Casual meeting spaces (beyond conference rooms)
  • Open plan office space
  • Private spaces to work
  • Couches or other non-traditional comfortable seating
  • Private restrooms
  • Most workspaces have access to natural light
  • Windows that can be opened or closed
  • Bike parking 

Ansay & Associates company locations offer the following desirable attributes:

At all locations:

  • Free parking
  • Variety of establishments nearby to socials
  • Publicly offered day care facilities
  • Farmers markets
  • Financial institutions

 At some locations:

  • Downtown, Suburban or Rural locations
  • Restaurants, cafes in walking distance
  • Nearby shopping
  • Nearby yoga or athletic/fitness clubs
  • Nearby walking or biking trails
  • Historic office location
  • Places to relax, eat, or work outside
  • Publicly offered doggie (pet) day care facilities

 At HQ:

  • Beautiful views

Employees can participate in the following programs:

At all locations:

  • Personal music choices during work (headphones, radio, CD, streaming)
  • Access to personal social media
  • Bring Your Child to Work Day
  • Annual Customer Service Employee Appreciation Week
  • Company coordinated discount program with partner companies
  • Verizon Cell Phone
  • Noah’s Ark
  • ServePro Restoration
  • TruGreen
  • Pet insurance
  • Markus Center for Performing Arts
  • Free parking
  • Formal or informal contests
  • Dress Code: Dress appropriately for your day…if appropriate very casual is acceptable.
  • Ansay and Associates offers Ansay Dollars giving for recognition and can be used to purchase items off the company store site.
  • All departments have flexible hours
  • Employees can flex up to 2 hours per week for personal business as long as it is made up that work week
  • See Ansay & Associates Flextime Culture Badge for more information

 At some locations:

  • Walking / outdoor meetings
  • Performance contests with prizes

 


 

Extreme Perks

Ansay & Associates employees who are eligible for health insurance benefits can participate on the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of employment and the company pays a favorable percentage of premiums for both employee and family benefits.

 Full-time employees are offered a partial match to their 401(k) pension:

  • Employees are automatically enrolled into the 401K the first of the month following 30 days of employment
  • Ansay matches 30% up to 10% of employee contributions
  • Part-time employees who are over 21 years of age are available for 401k after 1000 hours

Four health insurance options are available for employees who are eligible receive this benefit. There are 2 structured health plans with four options available

In addition to health insurance, the following benefits are available to full-time employees first of the month after 30 days of employment with Ansay & Associates:

  • Cafeteria Benefit Plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Insurance Spending Account (HSA)
  • Company contribution to FSA or HAS
  • Company contribution to FSA/HAS is $250 for employee only plans and $500 for employee plus plans if employee is enrolled and active the Wellness Program
  • Same-sex spouse benefits
  • Life insurance for employees
  • Life insurance for employee's family
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pet insurance discount is available
  • Voluntary critical illness and accident plans

PTO and the following creative time-off opportunities are available:

  • All departments have flexible hours
  • Employees can flex up to 2 hours per week for personal business as long as it is made up that work week
  • See Ansay & Associates Flextime Culture Badge for more information
  • Up to a maximum of 24 days with 9 scheduled holidays
  • Paid time-off to volunteer

The following incentives or incentive programs are available to some employees:

  • Bonus opportunities based on performance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • $5250 annually
  • Relocation/Housing Reimbursement
  • Availability of fitness or weight-loss coaching programs
  • Wellness Coaching is available through Wellness platform
  • At HQ YMCA trainer comes in 4 days a week for “lunchtime” fitness training
  • Discounts for other services and products for employees
    • Verizon Cell Phone
    • Noah’s Ark
    • ServePro Restoration
    • TruGreen
    • Pet insurance
    • Markus Center for Performing Arts

 

 

Corporate Responsibility

Ansay & Associates has a mission statement that highlights its commitment to corporate and social responsibility, philanthropy, ethics, integrity, and values and applies to all operations and locations.

"Our customers enjoy personal relationships grounded in uncompromising values built from a foundation of trust, integrity, and respect." - Adolph N. Ansay, Founder

Ansay & Associates' employees work hard to give back to the community.??

Ansay & Associates is committed to:

  • Improvement of community social needs and practices
  • Care and development of employees
  • Fiscal responsibility
  • Values, ethics, and integrity

The following reporting methods are used in measuring commitments and achievements as they relate to the goals and mission of Ansay & Associates:

  • Quantifiable goals are documented
  • Goals are clearly described to employees
  • Employees are trained on goals, activities and results measurement
  • Year over year results are measured and published
  • Third party validation is utilized to measure results
  • Employee Performance Management program measures employee performance to mission
  • Board of Directors or other governing body reviews goals and results

Ansay & Associates is committed to providing products and services to our clients through insurance companies that are committed to providing stable, competitive products. Everyone shares a common commitment to the tradition of building lasting relationships and bringing every customer a level of service that exceeds expectations - It's The Ansay Way!

Ansay & Associate's services have a direct positive contribution to the company's commitment to socially responsible efforts in the following ways:

  • Contribute to improving health
  • Help rebuild the local community

The responsibilities of maintaining the mission and values of Ansay & Associates belongs to Ansay & Associates Leadership Team

The company provides a living wage according to the US Living Wage Guide for all of its employees.

The following documents are available to all employees:

  • Employee handbook
  • Inclusion or discrimination policy
  • Harassment policy
  • Description of how the performance management plan operates
  • Description on how to post for open positions within the company
  • Ansay Connection is the company intranet and includes all of the above plus other information relevant to employees
  • Ansay & Associates if very transparent to employees. Company information is very well communicated and available.
  • Employee satisfaction is surveyed annually.
  • Monthly individual, department and company wide meetings are a regular occurrence

Ansay & Associates has a process for employees to ask questions and give feedback without negative consequences as well as a way for employees to offer suggestions:

  • Ansay & Associates is an open-door company and has a whistle blower policy for their employees 

There are many ways for employees to offer suggestions and innovations:

  • All employees can offer suggestions for improvement via the annual employee satisfaction survey
  • Suggestions are reviewed by management and may be implemented
  • Suggestions may also be offered on the intranet or Customer Experience Meeting
  • There are also employee committees for process and workplace improvement

Ansay & Associates surveyed employees regarding their satisfaction and engagement within the last 12 months

Ansay & Associates commits time and donations to the following charities and community groups to make an impact in the community:

  • Humane Society
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • United Way
  • Junior Achievement
  • Toys for Tots
  • Portal Incorporated
  • Local community organizations

In addition to the contributions to charities listed above:

  • Employees are encouraged to volunteer outside scheduled work hours and can take unpaid time off
  • Employees have the ability to be paid up to 32 hours per year to volunteer during their workday
    • These hours can also be used to volunteer at an employees’ child’s school

Ansay & Associates has documented Service Standards to insure customer satisfaction through The Ansay Approach™

The Ansay Approach™ is relationship-driven and solutions-oriented and is driven by the individual needs and risk management for each customer, personal and/or business. The Ansay Approach™ is a proven, four-step, strategic process:

  1. Identify and understand our client's needs and exposures
  2. Develop and offer strategies to address the needs, exposures and issues identified.
  3. Design and implement tailored programs to meet our client's needs
  4. Monitor the programs and make proactive changes as needed

The company monitors customer satisfaction in the following ways:

  • Ansay and Associate surveys customers annually for their level of satisfaction and input
  • “Ask Ansay” is a public forum on their website for customers to offer input
  • Current results are measured with previous results with the goal of improvement
  • Current results are shared with employees
  • Processes and operations are adjusted according to customer feedback

Flextime

Ansay & Associates offers the following non-traditional work arrangements for their employees:

  • Paid internships
  • High school employment opportunities

The following scheduling options are available to hourly employees:

  • Choose when they take their breaks
  • Choose when to take regular / meal breaks
  • Take time off during the workday to attend to important family or personal needs without loosing pay
  • Work a guaranteed minimum number of hours per week
  • Choose beginning and end hours (5 8-hour days)
  • On average, hourly employees know their regular work schedule 4 weeks or more in advance

Regarding overtime hours:

  • Overtime for hourly employees is rare and if needed is anticipated. Busy time is usually July, December and January
  • Hourly employees know that they will need to work overtime at least 1-2 weeks in advance 

The following scheduling options are available to salaried employees on a case-by-case basis:

  • Flexible beginning and end hours (7am-5pm)
  • Choose the number of hours in a day (5 8-hour days or 4 10-hour days)
  • Work from home occasionally
  • Work from an alternative location to accommodate a family need

The following technologies are offered to eligible employees to facilitate flexibility in the workplace:

  • Video conferencing
  • Remote access to organizational computer system
  • Company provided laptops / tablets

Ansay & Associates offers the following paid time-off (PTO) options for employees:

  • Use of PTO for personal time or ill dependents
  • Roll over unused PTO time to the next year and must be used in that year
  • Take an extended career break for care giving or other family responsibilities
  • Bereavement time off for the passing of their family member or partner
  • Time off during the workday to attend to important family or personal needs

With regard to time off for volunteering:

  • Employees are encouraged to volunteer outside scheduled work hours and can take unpaid time off
  • Employees have the ability to be paid up to 32 hours per year to volunteer during their workday
    • These hours can also be used to volunteer at an employees’ child’s school 

Career Development

Training and Development at Ansay and Associates

  • Ansay and Associates, LLC has a line item in their budget for their training program
  • Their training program is named - Ansay University
  • Training is aligned with business goals to add to the growth and development of employee so to better educate and serve clients

Ansay & Associates' investment in training applies to:

  • Hourly employees
  • Salaried employees
  • Supervisory or Management employees
  • Executives

Ansay and Associates, LLC manager's performance is appraised based on their ability to develop their employees.

Ansay and Associates, LLC invests 20+ of training per person per year. 

These training programs are available to ALL employees:

  • Tuition reimbursement for both degree and non-degree granting programs
  • Participation in professional or trade organizations that is paid in full by the company
  • Employees able to use work hours to participate in professional organization or trade association meetings, committees and event
  • Employee/Peer Mentor Program
  • Developmental opportunities project assignments
  • One-to-one coaching, performance evaluations and/or 360 evaluations
  • Training to enhance their current job skills

Hourly employees can participate in the following programs:

  • Paid internships
  • The opportunity to cross train in skills other than those in their current job responsibilities
  • Coaching related to entry-level employee job skills

Salaried and/or Management employees can participate in the following programs:

  • Training to enhance their promotability
  • Supervisory training for first time managers
  • Supervisory/management training
  • How to orient new employee
  • Harassment
  • Employee performance coaching training

Ansay and Associates offers the following training classes to ALL employees:

  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving
  • Customer service
  • How to be a mentor
  • Sales/business development 
  • Performance Management Plan
  • Negotiation skills
  • Technical skills training
  • Office skills (like Microsoft Office)
  • Culture/employment brand
  • Our consumer brand
  • Innovation
  • Time management 

Ansay & Associates, LLC

Number of Employees
101-350
 Locations: 12
Location Types
Suburban (office park/campus)
Retail (mall/street level)
Business Founded
1946
Industry
Insurance
Products

For individuals: group home and auto insurance

For businesses: commercial insurance and employee benefits