Who We Are Since 1887, TROXELL has grown to be a top trusted risk advisor and solution provider for personal and business insurance, employee benefits insurance, HR Solutions, surety bonds and financial services. Our Passion Statement TROXELL is about you. TROXELL educates you. TROXELL advocates for you. TROXELL protects you. Our passion is YOU. What makes TROXELL the best? TROXELL IS: Independently owned and operated Easy-to-find with multiple locations: Headquartered in Springfield, IL Bloomington, IL Chicago, IL Champaign, IL Springfield, IL – Heartland Credit Union St. Louis, MO Washington, IL – Summer and Associates Lucky to have over 100 dedicated, hardworking employees Proud to say all of our insurance professionals have their insurance licenses and over 25% of our employees hold special insurance designations such as the CIC and CISR Constantly building solid relationships with our clients Generous to the communities where our clients live and work by giving back and donating our time TROXELL Timeline: 1887: W.S. Troxell was founded by Warfield Staley Troxell at 411 S. 5th Street in Springfield, IL. 1905: Robert Warfield Troxell (son of Warfield Staley) bought the agency and changed the name to R.W. Troxell 1950: Roger Warfield Troxell (grandson of Warfield Staley) became President of the agency 1973: G.J. Nicoud Jr. became President and partner of the agency 1977: William H. Sowle became a partner of the agency 1982: Moved to current location at 214 South Grand Ave W. with 19 employees 1985: John Hester became a partner of the agency 1986: Gary Hoecker became a partner of the agency 1987: Henson C. Robinson became a partner of the agency 1992: R.W. Troxell owned by John Hester, Gary Hoecker, Henson C. Robinson, Mike Aiello and Jim Reavy 1992: William H. Sowle became President of the agency which had 30 employees at that time 1995: Troxell Financial Advisors opened 1995: Michael A. Aiello became President 2001: John Eck, Jr. became a partner of the agency 2002: R.W. Troxell had 45 employees 2004: Todd Sowle became a partner of the agency 2005: Partnered with Summer and Associates in Washington, IL and acquired Barnett Insurance Agency 2006: Dave White became a partner of the agency 2007: Chicago, IL office opened 2008: Acquired Alvin S. Keys Agency 2008: Chris Leming became a partner of the agency 2010: Acquired Kay Miller Insurance 2012: R.W. Troxell had 85 employees 2014: Bloomington, IL office opened 2016: Name changed to TROXELL 2016: TROXELL adds first female partner, Jennifer Call 2016: Acquired J.M. Ward & Company 2016: TROXELL has 138 employees 2016: TROXELL is owned by Mike Aiello, John Eck, Jr, Todd Sowle, Dave White, Chris Leming, and Jennifer Call 2016: Insurance Risk Managers, a Division of TROXELL opens October 1, 2016 with six employees. 2016: TROXELL named as one of Insurance Business Magazine's 2016 Elite Agencies. 2017: Celebrates 130th Anniversary with 146 employees, 7 locations, and 6 local owners. 2017: TROXELL and BPA combine efforts to create BPA TROXELL Benefits Division.