When it all started. The Word & Brown General Agency is founded.
Word & Brown creates a COBRA division, becoming the first company in the nation specializing in COBRA compliance and administration.
From Individual & Family Insurance to Small Group, Large Group, and business-focused solutions, we support a wide range of needs while also supporting our Mission of simplifying access to better health insurance solutions.
From pioneers of the industry to current day innovators, our executive team guides new and innovative ways to deliver health insurance options to businesses and consumers.
We are passionate about making a difference in our community. This difference isn’t measured in dollars spent, miles run or hours donated but, in how many lives we help. Co-founders, John Word and Rusty Brown lead by example. They encourage and support the participation of our employees in a wide variety of charitable organizations.
The Orange County Business Journal recognized John and Rusty and The Word & Brown Companies, as standout Orange County philanthropists in the publication’s “2016 Giving Guide.”
The spirit of giving not only runs deep for Rusty and me, but across our entire organization.”
I will always have a soft spot for Mission Hospital and their dedicated professionals for helping my son recover from a coma, which was caused by a car accident when he was six years old.”
It's important to think good, speak well, and do good. If we want to see positive change in the world, then we need to connect to goodness. I try in everything I do, both in business and philanthropy, to make a positive change and do that by doing well.”
We all know at least one person who has been affected by breast cancer. For me, it has been too many.”
Any one of us could "at some point" fall on hard times. I want to give back to the families in our community. We are here for them and, sometimes, that can make all of the difference in someone’s life.”
It is a blessing to serve on the Operation Drumstick Fundraising Committee each year, so together we can help the OCRM fill the tummies of hurting men, women, and children with delicious food and fill their hearts with hope for a second chance.”