Powers-Leavitt is in partnership with the Leavitt Group Agency
Association, Inc. (LGAA). The Leavitt Group is the 15th largest insurance
intermediaries in the nation.
In 1952 with one company appointment and no clients,
Dixie Leavitt opened an insurance agency in Cedar City, Utah. By the
decade's end, Dixie had thousands of clients throughout southwestern Utah
and southern Nevada.
When Dixie and his brother, Bert, incorporated
Leavitt Insurance Agency (Las Vegas, Nevada), Dixie owned 60% and Bert
owned 40%. Other ventures mirrored the 40-60 arrangement as Dixie and
other co-owners invested in and created agencies in Utah, Arizona, and
Nevada; the on-site manager owned 40% of the agency and the Leavitt family
Leavitt Group Enterprises, Inc. was formed in 1962.
Dixie built the Leavitt Group on a foundation of able and trusted
co-owners and desired that each agency have independent strength. Dixie
trusted co-owners to hire good employees, nurture insurer relationships,
increase sales, write business profitable for insurers, control expenses,
strengthen profits, and build an adequate capital base within the
The Leavitt Group realized the potential strength in
numbers as more agencies affiliated with the Group. The Leavitt Group
Agency Association, Inc. (LGAA) promotes multi-agency strength to maintain
insurer relationships, provide benefits to employees, and support other
group-wide services (such as E&O Coverage).
Since year-end 1989 the Leavitt Group has grown from 29 agencies to over 70 agencies in over 100 locations. Annualized premiums have climbed from $8 million to $1.2 billion. Throughout this period of growth and success, agency profitability ratios have remained well above industry averages.
Leavitt Group Enterprises continues its pattern of carefully expanding
into new areas by working with qualified individuals to create or acquire
independent insurance agencies and to recruit effective
* According to Business Insurance Journal (July
The current Leavitt Group
Headquarters, located in
Dixie Leavitt, Founder
of the Leavitt Group
The Dixie Leavitt Agency
is located on Main Street