“Your full-service, all-lines, independent insurance agency.”

We are an independent insurance agency with primary offices in St. Louis, Missouri and Forrest City, Arkansas, headed by Ellis E. Bell. Ellis Bell established himself as an independent insurance broker in the City of St. Louis, Missouri in 1965. The business was incorporated to form the insurance agency of Bell’s & Associates, Inc. in 1994. At the same time, Ellis E. Bell Insurance Agency, Inc. was incorporated in the State of Arkansas.

As independent insurance brokers, we are engaged in the placement and servicing of all lines of insurance – commercial and personal. Our clients are local, national, and some have international exposures. Our clientele range from contractors to non-profit organizations to public entities.

Contact us for any and all of your insurance needs.


At Bell’s & Associates, Inc. selling insurance is our business. Customer satisfaction through service after the sale is our goal.