HOUSTON— Dean & Draper Insurance Agency, LP is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Texas Printers Insurance Agency (TPIA), a Houston-based agency specializing in risk management and property & casualty insurance. TPIA also offers employee benefits for members of the Printing Industries of the Gulf Coast Association as well as insurance solutions for numerous industries including manufacturing and construction, and has been serving customers for more than 30 years.

The TPIA team led by founder Doug Phenix will join the purchasing agency, Soules Insurance Agency, LP, in Conroe, Texas. Soules has been a subsidiary of Dean & Draper since 2013. Soules specializes in a broad range of property, casualty, bond, life, health, and security products. Soules purchased TPIA on April 1st 2018. Terms of the transaction will not be disclosed.

“We are very excited about the alignment of TPIA with the Soules Insurance Agency and Dean & Draper,” Phenix said. “Combining the rich history and successful teams will allow our customers to enjoy enhanced service and state-of-the-art insurance solutions. We look forward to continued success and growth together.”

The move offers Dean & Draper furthered flexibility in serving printers and other middle market industries in the region.