Columbus-based car insurance company ranks 21st among privately held companies in Columbus.
June 19, 2013
Columbus, Ohio—SafeAuto Insurance, an auto insurance carrier based in Central Ohio, was named as one of the top 25 privately held companies in Columbus by Business First. Columbus has a generally strong and diverse economy, which made the recognition even more meaningful.
In their yearly review, Business First ranked the top 100 companies in Columbus as determined by 2012 company revenue. SafeAuto received the number 21 ranking. In 2012, the company generated revenue of $325 million. The low-cost insurer was founded in 1993 and currently has over 570 Central Ohio employees.
“We’ve always tried to leave our footprint in the Columbus market, where we are headquartered,” said Ron Davies, SafeAuto’s CEO. “Whether it is hiring employees from the Central Ohio community or partaking in numerous local charities, this market is very important to us. The fact that we were ranked number 21 on the list of privately held companies is an accomplishment that we take a lot of pride in.”
SafeAuto has become a recognizable brand throughout the country from their familiar advertising campaigns preaching the importance of staying ‘Legal For Less’. In Columbus, the state minimum auto insurance carrier has strong ties by actively participating in local sponsorships and advertising in addition to their involvement in the “Make a Wish” charity foundation.
“Columbus is a great home for SafeAuto,” remarked Davies. “Being named one of the top 25 private companies in Columbus is something that everyone at SafeAuto should be very proud of.”
Safe Auto Insurance Company is a property and casualty insurance carrier based in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1993, the company today is licensed in 19 states and employs nearly 1,000 associates in 4 offices around the country, with annual revenues topping $300 million. SafeAuto provides the state minimum insurance coverage to automobile drivers in 16 states including Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Georgia, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Illinois, Missouri, Arizona, Oklahoma, Kansas and Virginia and Texas.