About Us

Crane LogoWe are an independent agent and group for the oldest independent insurance agency west of the Mississippi, Charles L. Crane Agency (Crane). Crane has operated and expanded continuously since 1885. You should choose Best Shot Insurance (BSI) and Crane for our:

  • Stability and Growth
  • Ability to anticipate and meet the changing needs of our clients
  • Ability to stay abreast of the best practices in risk management
  • First rate support staff, including experienced technical, marketing, and research analysts
  • Relationships with every major insurance company

Crane’s support staff includes over 250 Employees, including many Certified Insurance Counselors, Certified Insurance Service Representatives, and Certified Risk Managers, utilizing the latest technology, offering all types of coverage in all 50 states.

Combined with the expertise of BSI, we can deliver the right policies to you. For all of our clients, from large companies to individuals, we find solutions for every need, delivered with personalized service.

We work for you

Scott Wilson

Scott Wilson, Owner Best Shot Insurance

We serve as your partner and your advocate. We work with you every step of the way to detail your needs. We call on our support staff, unsurpassed in their knowledge, commitment, and their drive to find the best combination of coverage and price. We explain the unfamiliar, work with you to analyze competing proposals from multiple insurance carriers, and help you make the right decision. Should you experience an claim, we help you achieve the best possible resolution.

We have access to every major insurance carrier

Our duty is to you. After completely examining your insurance needs with you, we look to place your business with a carrier. Crane has developed close relationships with most of the major carriers, working with several for more than 100 years. Many of these insurance companies have awarded Crane their highest level of distinction, giving Crane access to more coverage options and more competitive rates. Crane then passes these advantages on to you. We hold a unique position to match your needs with the insurers that best understand your business.

We find the best solutions for you

There are many insurance companies with different kinds of risks. Identifying the right insurers for you is the key responsibility of Crane’s Marketing and Research Department. Crane’s specialists are in the insurance markets every day, talking to carriers and monitoring prices and programs. We work closely with Crane to identify the best available insurers for the risks associated with your business or personal needs.