March 8, 2021

The MarshBerry Connect Platform is pleased to announce that German American Insurance, Inc. (German American), based in Jasper, IN, has joined its agency partnership platform.

MarshBerry’s Connect Platform is a new category of independent distribution that helps insurance firms leverage scope, scale, resources, and capabilities designed to differentiate their value proposition to clients.

German American Insurance sought to collaborate with other best-in-class insurance distributors as part of the Connect Platform, cited by Insurance Journal as the third largest aggregator in the U.S. German American Insurance recognized the benefits of joining like-minded firms seeking to leverage the benefits for their clients, premier partners, and internal stakeholders while remaining fiercely independent and locally committed.

“Part of what makes our model unique is the opportunity to help firms execute best practices to drive organic growth. It’s designed for agencies that truly want to differentiate the delivery of insurance solutions to clients.” said David Soforenko, Executive Vice President of the MarshBerry Connect Platform.

“The German American Insurance team prides itself on providing innovative technology and quality products and services our clients need. By joining the Connect Platform, we feel we now have even more resources to help empower the growth goals of our clients,” said Zach Sibrel, President & CEO of German American Insurance. “We’ve been working with MarshBerry for 11 years and are excited to have access to the valuable tools and resources in the Connect Platform.”

The Connect Platform launched April 2019 as an exclusive offering to insurance agency and brokerage members of MarshBerry’s executive peer exchange – Connect Network.  

For more information regarding MarshBerry Connect Platform, please email David Soforenko at or call 440.220.4101.