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OneDigital Welcomes Battles Insurance Agency, Inc. in Norwalk, OH

Acquisition Expands Firms Property & Casualty Footprint in Ohio

ATLANTA, GA – May 28, 2024OneDigital, the nation’s leading insurance brokerage, financial services and HR consulting firm, has acquired Battles Insurance Agency, Inc. (Battles), a property and casualty firm (P&C) in Norwalk, OH. The move signifies an expansion of OneDigital’s P&C offering in Ohio to support employers and individuals statewide.

For nearly 80 years, Battles has provided commercial and personal line property and casualty insurance, employee benefits, and life insurance. By joining OneDigital, Battles expands its offerings for its customers with a comprehensive level of access to industry-leading employee benefits, retirement and wealth services, and HR consulting. The Battles team of 12 will continue to use its deep industry expertise to provide insurance solutions to its over 3,000 valued customers.

We are proud to welcome the Battles team to the OneDigital family. Battles has a proven track record of success and is an outstanding addition to OneDigital because of its focus on superior service in an increasingly complex P&C industry. This partnership positions us as one of the leading property and casualty firms in Ohio.
Derek Sprouse, Regional Managing Principal, OneDigital

OneDigital’s growth strategy centers on harnessing the extensive expertise and collective experience of our joining teams to benefit our clients. After OneDigital’s acquisitions of Ohio-based Sprouse Insurance, Purkey Insurance, RiskSOURCE Clark-Theders, and Battles Insurance, OneDigital now provides property and casualty insurance to approximately 13,000 commercial and personal line clients throughout Ohio.

Perry Dryden and Chip Battles, co-owners of Battles Insurance Agency, together stated, “We are excited to join the OneDigital team. This will allow our agency to serve our clients better with the ability to have a national organization steering us into the future. Battles will be able to provide clients with more industry-leading solutions than ever before. We look forward to the future collaboration with OneDigital teams as we continue to serve our clients and communities with excellence. As always, service is foremost with Battles.”

About OneDigital

OneDigital’s team of fierce advocates helps businesses and individuals achieve their aspirations of health, success and financial security. Our insurance, financial services and HR platform provides personalized, tech-enabled solutions for a contemporary work-life experience. Nationally recognized for our culture of caring, OneDigital’s teams enable employers and individuals to do their best work and live their best lives. More than 75,000 employers and millions of individuals rely on our teams for counsel and access to fully integrated worksite products and services and the retirement and wealth management advice provided through OneDigital Investment Advisors. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Atlanta, OneDigital maintains offices in most major markets across the nation. For more information, visit

About Battles Insurance Agency, Inc.

Founded in 1947 and based in Norwalk, OH, Battles Insurance Agency, Inc. is an independent insurance agency providing auto, home, health, life, and farm insurance to over 3,000 businesses and individuals throughout Ohio. For more information, visit