Company Profile

Collins & Associates Corporation

Main Office: Grand Rapids

Founded in 1929, Collins and Associates Corporation is a fourth generation property and casualty firm with two primary partners, R. Parke Collins, II, CIC, LIC, CRM and Aaron Symonds, CAWC. 

The company‚Äôs headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI, specializes in large, complex accounts and risk management. 

Specifically, the Collins Alternative Market Division will evaluate guaranteed cost, large deductible, self insurance and member owned captive insurance programs using a team approach to the risk management process.  The team consists of experienced and credentialed Risk Finance professionals, Account Management professionals, Risk Control engineers and Claims Management specialists.  The team partners closely with management to identify the total cost of risk and drive down loss costs where possible.

The risk control team will also unbundle services and has expertise in large manufacturing, construction, distribution and the oil and gas sectors.

The company also has three offices located in Northern Michigan (Kingsley, Harbor Springs and Indian River) which handle personal lines and small commercial business. 

In 2022, Collins and Associates entered into a joint venture agreement with Edge Insurance Partners for employee benefits placements. 

Senior contact

Mr Parke Collins


International desk manager

Ms Sheryn LeDuc

Director of Marketing

Employee benefits international desk manager

Mr Aaron Symonds

Vice President Commercial

Main Office

Grand Rapids
5075 Cascade Road SE
Grand Rapids
United States
  • Tel: +1 616 942 0957
  • Fax: +1 616 942 1118