About Us

Pioneer Specialty Insurance Company is the wholly owned, niche-focused subsidiary of the Western National Insurance Group, a super-regional insurance group represented by the Independent Insurance Agency system. Pioneer Specialty has been a Western National Insurance Group company since 2008. . The company operates as a specialty insurance company in Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, and Wisconsin and as a commercial insurance company in Montana, Nevada, and Utah.

Along with the other pooled companies of the Western National Insurance Group, Pioneer Specialty maintains a financial rating of A+ (Superior) from A.M. Best and is recognized as a Trusted Choice® company.

Our Mission

Pioneer Specialty is proud to share the mission of the Western National Insurance Group:

To act with integrity in the service of others.

We will achieve this mission by maintaining financial strength and by establishing lasting relationships with people and businesses who share these attributes with us:

  • A passion for business and life
  • A desire to serve others in need
  • Adaptability to a changing world
  • A strong sense of humility and humor