NORTHUMBERLAND, PA - January 9, 2013 – Raborn Insurance Agency, a Smyrna, Tenn.-based independent insurance agency, is now a partner to one of the nation’s largest property and casualty insurance brokers – Keystone Insurers Group. The agency is the 19th franchise partner in Tennessee. The announcement was made jointly today by Raborn Insurance Agency President Derek Raborn and Keystone Tennessee Vice President Michele Bicknell.
“The staff at Raborn Insurance Agency is very excited to be partnering with Keystone Insurers Group,” noted Raborn. “The partnership will give us access to resources and expertise that will help us better serve our clients and grow our business.”
“Keystone is lucky to have a partner in Raborn Insurance Agency,” said Bicknell. “Derek Raborn and his team exude professionalism and integrity. They are exactly the kind of people we like to do business with. This agency will undoubtedly strengthen our footprint in Tennessee.”
About Raborn Insurance Agency – Founded in Smyrna, Tenn., by W.E. “Dub” Raborn, Raborn Insurance Agency offers both personal and business insurance solutions. In 1985, Dub hired his oldest son, Derek, a University of Tennessee graduate. During the years that followed, Baker Raborn, Wayne Blair and Ann Raborn were brought on board. Today Derek Raborn serves as president, Wayne Blair as vice president, Baker Raborn as secretary/treasurer and Ann Raborn in commercial sales and accounting. For more information, please visit www.raborn.net.
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 Tennessee, contact Michele Bicknell at [email protected]. For more information, go to www.keystoneinsgrp.com.
Lea Ann Hawk