Business Insurance Associates Inc. is an independent commercial insurance, surety, and risk management consulting brokerage with offices located in Anchorage, Alaska and Emmett, Idaho. Founded in 1995, we provide a diverse range of risk management products and services to business owners across the PacificNorthwest.

Our staff includes six licensed insurance professionals, two Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) with the national Alliance of Insurance Education, three certified Construction Risk Insurance Specialists (CRIS) with the International Risk Management Institute, a Management Liability Insurance Specialist (MLIS), and a Certified Schools Risk Manager (CSRM).

Over the years our brokerage has won numerous awards, including being named a Gold Medallion Agency by Zurich Insurance Services, Employer of the Year by the Alaska Independent Insurance Agents, and 2017 & 2018 Western National Mutual Insurance Company Circle of Excellence.

Business Insurance Associates and our staff support a number of community-based organizations and events in Alaska through donations and volunteer time. Past organizations we’ve supported includes associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), Associated General Contractors (AGC), Alaska Civil Air Patrol, Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP), Alaska Community Foundation, Joy International, Anchorage FireFighters, Fraternal Order Alaska State Troopers, Beans Café, Green Star, Alaska Trucking Association (ATA) and more. 

While proud of our accomplishments and grateful for the many relationships we’ve made along this incredible journey, we don’t relish in our history but instead focus on the future, and what new and ongoing challenges business owners will face tomorrow.


The BIA Team

Catherine Maccabee

Admin. Operations Manager

Sheba Su’esu’e

Account Manager

Melinda Misa

Assistant Account Manager

Geoffrey Willis

Account Executive

Britt Coon

Assistant Account Manager

Angela Pobieglo

Angela Pobieglo

Vice President/Account Executive

Christopher Pobieglo

President/Account Executive