Allianz Partners Named A Top Customer Service Department Of the Year At The 2022 Stevie Awards 

Travel Insurance and Assistance Company Honored with Three Sales & Customer Service Awards

Richmond, Virginia, March 8, 2022Allianz Partners USA, a leading travel insurance and assistance company, has been awarded three trophies in this year’s highly competitive Stevie® Awards. The company received a Silver Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year - Financial Services - 100 or More Employees and a Bronze award in the category of Contact Center of the Year (Over 100 Seats) - Financial Services Industries.

Chad Tinsley, customer advocacy management specialist at Allianz Partners, also was individually honored with a Bronze trophy for Most Valuable Customer Service Professional in the 16th Annual Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service. In total, Allianz Partners USA has won 25 Stevie Awards for sales and customer service, including 5 gold, since 2015.

“It’s always an honor to be recognized for our customer service at the prestigious Stevie Awards,” said Jim O’Connor, Head of US Operations at Allianz Partners. “This recognition is a true testament to the hard work and dedication that our team embraces every day as we strive to provide our customers with the highest level of service and customer satisfaction possible.”

The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals. The Stevie Awards organizes eight of the world’s leading business awards programs, also including the prestigious American Business Awards® and International Business Awards®.

“The nominations we received for the 2022 competition illustrate that business development, customer service and sales professionals worldwide, in all sorts of organizations, have continued to innovate, thrive and meet customer expectations during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Stevie Awards President Maggie Gallagher Miller. “The judges have recognized and rewarded their achievements, and we join them in applauding this year's winners for their continued success. We look forward to recognizing them on May 11th.”

More than 2,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry, in 51 nations, were considered in this year’s competition. Winners were determined by the average scores of more than 150 professionals worldwide on eight specialized judging committees. Entries were considered in more than 90 categories for customer service and contact center achievements, including Contact Center of the Year, Award for Innovation in Customer Service, and Customer Service Department of the Year; more than 60 categories for sales and business development achievements, ranging from Senior Sales Executive of the Year to Sales Training or Business Development Executive of the Year to Sales Department of the Year; and categories to recognize new products and services, solution providers, and organizations’ and individuals’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic. New categories this year honor excellence in thought leadership in customer service and sales.

Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at The awards ceremony will take place virtually on May 11, 2022.

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About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at                     

About Allianz Partners

Allianz Partners is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company with operation centers in 35 countries. In the United States, Allianz Partners USA (AGA Service Company) offers Allianz Travel-branded travel protection plans and serves millions of customers each year. In addition to travel protection, the company offers event ticket protection, registration protection for endurance events and unique travel assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for property and casualty insurers and credit card companies. AGA Service Company is doing business as Allianz Global Assistance Insurance Agency in California (License # 0B01400) and Massachusetts.