Company Merger

Millhiser Smith Agency and The Accel Group are Merging!

We are pleased to announce that Millhiser Smith has reached a merger agreement with The Accel Group, a Cedar Valley-based insurance agency with offices in Cedar Falls and Waverly. Effective January 1, 2018, our new combined entity will do business as The Accel Group, making us one of the largest Iowa-based insurance agencies in the state. We will maintain offices in Cedar Rapids, Waverly and Cedar Falls and will retain the same experienced management teams from each business.

Who We Are

A service-driven risk management and insurance group specializing in pro-actively improving your risk profile to make you safer, healthier and more profitable through our proprietary DISCOVERisk program.

Meet The Accel Group

A like-minded insurance agency with similar strengths but additional offerings to our clientele in the areas of wealth management, in-house benefits, and an agriculture division. Get more information on The Accel Group.

What's in It for Clients Going Forward?

  1. A spectrum of offerings from the best rated insurance carriers.
  2. Risk Management Practices that are not only second to none, but better than any.
  3. We deliver on what we promise you. Every day.
  4. A new name and image that embodies our ongoing commitment to clients, carriers, and community.

We're Changing Our Name!

The combined agencies have chosen The Accel Group as the right name going forward to signify our agencies' excelling together and continually accelerating our advantage to our customers. See our release here.