608 N Maple St.
Spokane, WA 99201
Our committed priority is service and support of our communities, clients and local organizations. Educating our clients and offering a selection that meets unique needs are crucial to our success.
We were founded in 1916. By representing over 100 insurance companies, the power of choice is imparted when you, the client, select an insurance provider. With 5 locations and 25 full-time Team Members, we provide our communities with a blend of deep-rooted traditional values, energy, creativity, personal attention and advice to help navigate a rapidly changing landscape.
Waverly Exchange Bank Merged with Bank of Fairfield and opened Fairfield Waverly Insurance.
Latah Insurance was purchased by Bank of Fairfield and ran by the Wernz family. Jay Wernz remembers selling a $45 annual auto policy on a 1954 Chevrolet Sedan.
Fairfield Waverly Insurance purchases The Wall Agency in Tekoa and Tom Wall joins the Agency.
Fairfield Waverly Insurance was purchased by Tom Wall and Kerry Schanzenbach breaking off the 70 year connection with Bank of Fairfield.
In 2016 Fairfield Waverly Insurance merged with Hodgson and Associates to become Western Insurance Associates. This merger allowed Western Insurance to open a new Spokane, WA location and double the number of licensed agents on their team. Drawing from the small town, personable experience provided by Fairfield Waverly Insurance and the energy of Hodgson and Associates, a close connection with the customers and communities they serve has quickly become Western Insurance Associates’ modus operandi.
November 1st 2019 Western Insurance purchases Dovel Insurance in Clarkston, WA and opens 4th location.
May 1st 2020 Western Insurance purchases Bain Agency and Wilson Agency adding 5th location.
August 2022 Western Insurance purchases Osprey Insurance Agency adding 6th location in Spokane Valley and continuing their legacy of excellent customer service and underwriting.
November 2022 Western Insurance purchases Jan Jesberger Insurance Agency adding first Idaho location and 7th office location. We are honored to carry on Jan’s legacy of achievement and community service.
August 2023- Western Insurance moves into a permanent location at 608 N Maple St in the Kendall Yards neighborhood of Spokane, WA. Uniting our 3 Spokane locations into a single office space with room to grow!