History

The IMA Financial Group has grown and prospered over the years to include nearly 700 associates with offices in Colorado, Kansas, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Texas.

The following timeline is an overview of our history:

1932

Paul Yankey Co. formed

1933

Joe Moddrell Agency founded

1937

W.C. Cohen Insurance formed

1946

Cohen-Steenrod Agency formed

1973

IMA Partnership formed  (Yankey Co., Moddrell Agency and Cohen-Steenrod)

1974

Partnership dissolved; IMA formed

1981

Topeka office opened

1982

Alexander & Alexander of Kansas purchased; Harris Burns is purchased

1988

Carsen & Evans purchased; Denver office is opened

1992

IMA is reorganized into IMA of Colorado, IMA of Topeka and IMA of Wichita

1992

Glendale Agency is acquired

1997

ERA - Energy Risk Associates- in Dallas, TX is formed

1999

TrueNorth is created

2000

IMA is reorganized under IMA Financial Group, Inc.

2001

TrueNorth Securities is formed

2003

Kansas City IMA office is opened

2005

Dallas IMA office is opened

2008

Assets and employees of PWIB Texas are acquired and are merged with Energy Risk  Associates to form Towerstone, Inc.

2009

Signature Select LLC is formed

2013

New IMA office in Denver is opened, the first commercial office to open at the new Union Station redevelopment

2013

IMA aviation insurance offerings are increased through acquisition of PIM

2014

Signature Select, LLC offerings increased by Katie Knowles and team with entertainment industry insurance

2014

IMA in Kansas City grew with the addition of George M. “Mac” Humphries III. 

2014

IMA Financial grows with the acquisition of General Agency Services. GAS and portions of Towerstone and CORnerstone align to form IMA Financial Group's newest subsidiary, Eydent Insurance Services LLC. 

2016

IMA Financial Group expands with the acquisition of Waldman Bros in Dallas, TX