Continental Western Group



About Us

Continental Western Group
Iowa-based Continental Western Group (CWG) works with Independent Insurance Agents across 13 states from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Lakes to offer commercial insurance solutions for a wide variety of businesses. Since 1886, we’ve been dedicated to being there when our customers need us. We strive to be the strong, local and trusted choice for our agents and customers.

Our local knowledge and expertise is combined with the global strength of Berkley. Continental Western Group is a member company of Berkley, the worldwide insurance and reinsurance operations of W. R. Berkley Corporation and a leading provider of commercial lines property and casualty insurance and reinsurance. The insurance company members of Berkley are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company.

In addition to five offices located across our company footprint, many field staff work throughout our territory. You’ll find us living and operating in the same communities as our customers and available when we’re needed most. Such local presence provides us in-depth understanding of the businesses and communities we insure.

Our team of underwriters, claims representatives and risk services consultants are well prepared to serve your business insurance needs. With years of industry experience and training, you benefit from our team’s expertise. Be confident that CWG understands your business, as business is our only focus.

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Rep/Contact Info

Tamika Martin
Tim Nelligan
  • Phone: (515) 473-3000
Sarah Overturf
HR Partner
Michelle Rodemyer
Senior Counsel
  • Phone: (515) 473-3000
Elisabeth Sandersfeld
VP, Chief Financial Officer
  • Phone: (515) 473-3000
Di Taylor