In 1992, four insurance agencies merged to create Insurance Alliance, which is one of the largest wholly owned agencies in Houston. The four agencies were Houstoun, Woodard & Associates; D.L. Anderson & Company; A.M. Tomforde & Company; and Danvers, Eason & Gentle Insurance. It features products for several industries, such as construction, elite business, energy and marine, financial services, professional and technology and surety. It provides executive benefits that include retirement planning, personal estate planning and succession. Additionally, it offers various employee benefits, such as health, dental, life, accidental death and dismemberment, premium-only and full-flex cafeteria plans, disability and 401(k). The company employs approximately 75 people.