Keystone Insurers Group Continues Expansion in Georgia Adds Two More Independent Agencies as Franchise Partners

NORTHUMBERLAND, PA - December 5, 2012 – Keystone Insurers Group announced today the addition of two new franchise partners in Georgia. They are Boswell Insurance Group of Athens and Ash/Welborn Insurance of Cornelia.

“Boswell Insurance Group and Ash/Welborn Insurance join Keystone as pioneers in the state of Georgia,” said Keystone’s Georgia State Vice President Kaye Garruto. “Ash/Welborn is experienced, well-respected and involved in their community. With a longtime established presence in Athens, Boswell Insurance provides an array of diverse products and is poised for growth. Both agencies bring integrity and strengthen the great reputation that Keystone prides itself on.”

About the new Keystone partners:

Boswell Insurance Group – Formerly Hutchins, Cox, Stroud & Pierson, Boswell Group is the oldest agency in Athens, Ga. It was established in 1890 as a commercial real estate agency. The agency has expanded over the years to include real estate appraisal and insurance services. Mark Williams serves as agency manager and is also a producer. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia where he earned a bachelor’s of business administration in risk management. For more information, visit

Ash/Welborn Insurance – Established in 1991 by Joe Welborn, Ash/Welborn has offices in Cornelia and Hoschton. Joe is a graduate of the University of Georgia. He began his insurance career in 1980 as an insurance producer. He is an officer with the Lions and Rotary Clubs. He is involved with the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia (IIAGA) and The Georgia Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA). For more information, visit

About Keystone Insurers Group (KIG) – Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Northumberland, Pa., KIG is owned by its franchise partners and employees in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, Indiana and Ohio. In addition, KIG conducts business in Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia. Each partner is an independent agency. With property/casualty premiums exceeding $1.7 billion, KIG is ranked fifth on Insurance Journal's 2011 list of Top 100 Privately-Held Property/Casualty Agencies. For franchising opportunities in Georgia, contact Kaye Garruto at For more information, go to


Lea Ann Hawk
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