Motorcycle Season

Remember Tires When Thinking of Motorcycle Safety

  When it comes to motorcycles, there are few things as important as the tires. "Tire maintenance is essential," says Kevin Henry, senior product manager for Foremost motorcycle. "It doesn't take a lot of time or effort to inspect a bike's tires and it will help the motorcycle achieve top mileage and performance." Here are some tips that ca...

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Who We Are

Christopher Woods

Chris is currently a Partner for Fortress Partners and will be celebrating his 15th year in the insurance industry this year. He currently leads our public speaking events and training seminars for our property & casualty customers and the mobility industry. When not working he spends his time with his wife, 4 kids and playing sports.

Patrick O. Zeiser, CLCS

Patrick is currently a Partner at Fortress Partners and holds insurance licenses in multiple states as well as an insurance certification as a Commercial Lines Coverage specialist, CLCS. His experience is in commercial insurance for restaurants, auto repair facilities, habitational and contractors and risk management for dealers and manufacturers of handicap accessible vans.

Heather Hanna

Heather is currently a partner and manages our nationwide specialty program division which started in 1997.  She has been in the insurance business for over 25 years and is a licensed Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).  Heather has a vast knowledge of commercial lines insurance and the mobility industry.  She enjoys boating and spending time with her family and friends.


From Business to Home to Personal Auto policies, the right price with the right discounts can be reached. We are going to tell you where we feel your exposures are and where your dollars should go. We bring the old industry knowledge to today's accessibility and competitive insurance marketplace.

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Software Technology Insurance

Over the years we have discovered that many insurance carriers and insurance agents do not understand the technology industry. Due to this we have put in extensive time to create the best relationships with the few insurance carriers that understand and want to insurance software businesses.

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Brewery & Distillery Insurance

We are excited to offer a comprehensive suite of insurance products for the alcoholic beverage industry. We are working with an insurance carrier that can provide insurance for all your business needs. Liquor liability, general liability, workers’ compensation, equipment breakdown, bonds and more, all with one carrier.

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Property Insurance

Property Insurance helps replace what you rely on – your STUFF. Belongings, possessions, assets.  Anything that you acquire and own is property.  Property insurance can be very specific in what it covers such as a  Women’s 14 Karat White Gold Ring with .5 VH1 Princess Cut Diamond, and can also be very broad like blanket coverage of all contents.

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Casualty Insurance

Also known as Liability Insurance.  The purpose of all liability policies is to protect your assets.  This insurance provides coverage for you when someone else gets hurt or their property gets damaged.  If you or your business were to get sued for injury or property damage your liability insurance can help with legal costs and payouts if you are found legally responsible.

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Mobility Equipment Insurance

Our founder David Young started working with specialty excess liability coverages back in 1971.  Since then we have developed several unique insurance programs making us a leading insurance provider in many areas.  In 2001 we became the #1 provider of insurance for Mobility Equipment Dealership Insurance.

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