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My Credit Score Has taken a Hit During the Pandemic. How Do Poor Credit Scores Impact Access to Bonding?

Donzaleigh Powell of Anderson & Catania Surety Services offers some encouraging advice to those whose credit has been hit hard by the pandemic, or who may have low credit scores in general.

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Categories: Contract Bonds | Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 02/19/2021

How is a Surety Broker Different from a Commercial Insurance Broker?

Brent Headley, Surety Account Executive at Anderson & Catania Surety Services LLC, discusses how surety brokers differ from commercial insurance brokers.

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Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 01/15/2021

Why Are Personal Guarantees Required for Surety Bonds?

Joe Catania, President of Anderson & Catania Surety Services, discusses the reason why owners of construction or contractor companies must sign a personal guarantee with a surety company.

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Categories: Contract Bonds | Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 12/21/2020

Anderson & Catania Surety Services Welcomes Donzaleigh Powell

Meet Donzaleigh Powell! From Nashville, Tennessee, she joins Anderson & Catania Surety Services, bringing her longstanding relationships with subcontractors, prime contractors, project owners, and construction industry decision-makers to the team.

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Categories: Contract Bonds | Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 12/02/2020

What is the Main Factor That Determines My Bond Rates?

Brent Headley, Surety Account Executive at Anderson & Catania Surety Services LLC, discusses what impacts surety rates, including the primary factor that determines your bond rates.

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Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 11/17/2020

How is Anderson & Catania Surety Services Differentiated from Other Surety Brokers/Insurance Agents?

Richard G. Anderson, CEO of Anderson & Catania Surety Services LLC, explains how the firm distinguishes itself from other bond service companies while helping its national and international clients.

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Categories: Contract Bonds | Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 10/07/2020

How Do I Use My Banking Relationship to Grow My Bonding Capacity?

Brent Headley of Anderson & Catania Surety Services explains how relationships with building contractors are built on trust and how a good banking relationship can help establish that trust.

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Categories: Contract Bonds | Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 09/09/2020

Growth Strategy Trends Within the Construction Industry

Senior Surety Bond Broker & Advisor at Anderson and Cantania Surety Services, Chris Smith, discusses growth strategy trends within the construction industry with Johanna Quintero on Episode 6 of Smartvine Podcast.

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Categories: Contract Bonds | Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 09/03/2020

How Important is it to Work with a CPA Who is Well Versed in Surety?

Your financial statements are only as accurate as the accountant who prepares them. It’s important to work with a CPA who is construction-savvy and knowledgeable about construction accounting.

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Categories: Contract Bonds | Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 08/13/2020

How Do Surety Companies Evaluate a Contractor’s Working Capital?

Brent Headley of Anderson & Catania considers working capital to be one of the most important financial considerations in determining a contractor’s bonding program.

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Categories: Contract Bonds | Authored by: acsurety | Posted: 07/30/2020