The partnership simplifies the personal insurance journey for Gonzaga University alumni and offers an additional way for the Zags to contribute to their alma mater
CHICAGO, May 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — VIU by HUB (VIU), a digital insurance brokerage platform, today announced a partnership with Gonzaga University (GU) to provide alumni (Zags) with the ability to shop and purchase personal insurance coverage through a variety of carriers while receiving trusted advice. The partnership supports the Office of Alumni and Friends of Gonzaga by generating ancillary revenue to support alumni programs and scholarships.
Powered by Hub International Limited (HUB), a leading global insurance brokerage and financial services firm, VIU is rapidly changing the personal insurance experience with its built-in brokerage platform and omnichannel approach featuring a digital-first experience supported by personalized live agent interactions and trusted advice.
“We are proud to partner with Gonzaga on a program that will impact past, present and future members of the Zag community,” said Brian Davis, EVP and Head of VIU. “GU alumni benefit from VIU by HUB’s powerful brokerage advice and help build a new revenue stream to support future university endeavors by simply shopping around for the protection that best suits their needs.”
VIU’s technical capabilities allow the platform to be easily embedded into the workflows, communications and systems of partner organizations such as alumni associations, enabling them to deliver added value to their members and customers while supporting their organizational growth and goals.
“Our alumni are an integral part of the GU community and their contributions to their alma mater and our world are immense,” said Cara Hertzassistant vice president for alumni and external relations in Gonzaga University. “By partnering with VIU by HUB, we are excited to offer our alumni a service we know they will appreciate, which has the added benefit of providing a new opportunity for them to contribute to the university they love.”
VIU enables consumers to compare, shop and navigate personal auto, home, condo, renters, life and pet insurance policies and leverages the expertise of HUB, which has been in business for over four decades and is the largest personal lines broker in USA
About Hub International
Headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, Hub International Limited is a leading global full-service insurance broker and financial services firm providing risk management, insurance, employee benefit, retirement and wealth management products and services. With more than 16,000 employees in offices located throughout North America, Hub’s extensive network of professionals brings clarity to a changing world with customized solutions and relentless advocacy so clients are ready for tomorrow. For more information visit Hub Media Center.
regarding Gonzaga University
Gonzaga University (GU) is a private Jesuit university in Spokane, Washington. It is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Founded in 1887 by Joseph CataldoItalian-born priest and Jesuit missionary, the university is named after the young Jesuit saint Aloysius Gonzaga. The campus features 105 buildings on 152 acres of grassland along the Spokane River, in a residential setting half a mile from downtown Spokane. For more information visit Gonzaga University.
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