Since being named the “2007 Champion” in the National Underwriter Commercial Insurance Agency of the Year award program, Cottingham & Butler has continued to grow despite the challenges of a soft market and souring economy.

“Business has been very solid,” reported David Becker, president and chief operating officer of the Dubuque, Iowa-based C&B. “We have good growth. The marketplace continues to be a challenge in terms of pricing, but we have done a nice job retaining clients and growing our base.”

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