An insurance software partner is more than a vendor. We are committed to helping Bainswest members have the right technology to grow your agency.

Network partnership

About Bainswest

Established in 1994, Bainswest is a member-owned Agency Partnership with 30? Member agencies in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas.  Our goal is to provide market strength to our members so they can compete in their communities like a major broker.  Our members are active in the communities they serve, active members of Big I, and in many cases long-term, multi-generational agencies.

“Vertafore partners with many Bainswest members to provide state of the art technology that makes our agencies run smoothly and helps us forge better relationships with our clients while taking advantage of special pricing.”

Scott Cornelius, Vice President

A solid foundation for independent agencies

The insurance landscape is changing. Independent agencies that want to remain truly independent need the scale, support, and access to broader markets and increased contingency in order to remain competitive. It helps to have a technology partner that understands what you are going through. As an experienced agent, you'll know that an agency management system is a foundation for your business and want one that helps you scale and grow your business. We have resources to help you make these decisions and an active community of users that can support your Bainswestagency. 

We've helped many agencies scale with solutions that address their specific requirements, and we welcome a chance to discuss your needs and share what others have done.  Contact us and your dedicated Vertafore Bainswest account team will call you to discuss how our solutions enable you to grow your business. 

AMS360 Card

AMS360: Our flagship agency management system. Do you need seamlessly integrated and comprehensive accounting capabilities? What about flexible and complete reporting? Are you planning to do a lot of complex commercial lines? AMS360 is the best management system solution for rapidly growing agencies. 




PL Rating: is a real-time, comparative rater that enables agents to close business quicker and grow their personal line business through cross-selling opportunities, multi-carrier quoting, consumer rate quoting, and easily quoting multiple personal lines. 

  • Time-saving: 50% less time spent on quotes 
  • Efficiency: reduce quoting from 10 minutes per carrier to 15 minutes for 10 carriers 
  • Demand generation: agents say almost 50% of their leads come from CRQ 



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InsurLink Card

InsurLink:gives your customers access to their policies and documents whenever they need it. With a branded insurance customer portal available on any device, your customers can have the connectivity and self-service access they expect outside of business hours.   

  • Customer retention: 3-4% increase in customer retention  
  • Time-saving: eliminate 5 10-minute certificate request calls 
  • 24-hour service: with InsurLink, your agency is always open 




ReferenceConnect: is the industry’s only insurance knowledgebase that helps agencies grow and diversify their business by aggregating insurance policy coverage and risk profile information into one place - making you an agent of choice and a trusted advisor to your clients. 

  • Time-saving: 60% less time needed to search for documents 
  • Efficiency: 1 less E&O incident per year 
  • Demand generation: 1% increase in new business and renewals 



ReferenceConnect Card

Products Bainswest agencies can use

The foundational insurance management system for complex independent agencies.

Providing your customers with 24/7 access to their insurance information.

Close more business with the leading real-time personal lines comparative rater.

Resources for Bainswest agencies

How the Best Agencies Stand Out

Ebook: This Ebook discusses three areas you can hone in on to prepare for success.  

Setting a Foundation for Success

Three ways to prepare for the future.

A Buyer’s Guide to Insurance Knowledge Base Solutions

Ebook: With the right tools in place you can remain profitable and stand out from the crowd.