IMA, Inc. announces Wichita market president
IMA, Inc. one of the largest independent insurance brokers in the country, is excited to announce Kyle Orndorff has been promoted from within the company to lead IMA’s Wichita operations. He will oversee a team of nearly 200 employees and manage IMA’s reputation as the preeminent insurance consultant in the greater Kansas area.
“I’ve spent my career at IMA managing talent and organizing teams that have helped make the company one of the most successful of its kind in the country,” said IMA, Inc. Wichita Market President Kyle Orndorff. “I can’t wait to share IMA’s best business practices to help clients become the top performers in their space.”
Formerly Chief People Officer for the IMA Financial Group, Inc., Orndorff’s accomplishments includes creating a 700-employee work environment that has been recognized by Fortune Magazine as a “Top Place to Work for Parents,” establishing training programs to retain 97 percent of clients and managing talent that has helped IMA regularly outpace industry growth benchmarks. He joined IMA in 2004.
“The future could not be brighter for IMA in Wichita,” said Kurt Watson, IMA Financial Group president and chief operations officer. “Kyle is a beloved leader from within the company. He understands our client’s expectations and their requirements. His ability to his ability to attract, retain and motivate employees is unmatched. Our clients and our community will benefit greatly from his leadership.”
To accompany Orndorff’s promotion, Valerie Metcalfe has been promoted to vice president and director of human resources for IMA Financial Group, the parent company of IMA, Inc. She has been with IMA for 11 years and previously managed multiple functions within the HR department.