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About Us

An Independent Firm Providing More Than Insurance

At Valent Group, our mission is to provide the best possible comprehensive risk-management services to help our clients succeed. To achieve this mission, we build relationships with clients, develop true understanding of your business objectives, and provide customized risk-management solutions that help you meet those objectives. As a long-term partner, Valent Group will work with you to protect your interests as your business grows.

Founded in 1944 by the late Elton B. Stephens, EBSCO Industries, Inc. has evolved into a global company with businesses in a range of industries including Information Services, Publishing and Digital Media, Outdoor Products, Real Estate, Manufacturing and Distribution, and Business Services. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., EBSCO operates divisions and  subsidiaries in 23 countries employing almost 6,000 people. For a complete listing of EBSCO’s business groups, please visit

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of American (“IIABA” or the Big “I”) recognized Valent Group in 2018 for maintaining the superior standards of a Best Practices Agency. Valent Group was one of only 254 agencies in the U.S. to qualify as a Best Practices Agency in 2016 in recognition of our outstanding customer retention, growth, stability and financial management.

We’re All Over The Place

(All over the Southeast, that is)

locations Birmingham alabama

Birmingham IHQ

3500 Blue Lake Drive, Ste. 120
Birmingham, AL 35243

Main: (205) 262-2700
Fax: (205) 262-2701
Toll Free: (800) 422-3223

locations huntsville alabama


303 Williams Avenue, Ste. 611
Huntsville, AL 35801

Main: (256) 534-1944
Fax: (256) 534-1301

locations mobile alabama


1110 Montlimar Drive, Ste. 400
Mobile, AL 36609

Main: (251) 344-5530
Fax: (251) 343-0653

locations bay minette alabama

Bay Minette

107 Courthouse Square, Ste. 100
Bay Minette, AL 36507

Main: (251) 937-6954
Fax: (251) 937-1876


1425 6th Avenue S.E.
Decatur, AL 35601

Main: (256) 353-7931
Fax: (256) 350-5318
Toll Free: (800) 660-5937