Two pieces of news provide a flicker of hope amid the doom and gloom.
NORTHUMBERLAND, PA - February 28, 2013 – Barger Insurance Agency Inc. of Columbia has become Keystone Insurers Group’s newest franchise partner in Kentucky. The new arrangement was announced jointly today by Barger Insurance Agency President Susan Loy and Keystone Kentucky Vice President Nancy Tehan.
“Keystone will help us create opportunities to grow our agency and increase value, while keeping our independence,” said Loy.
“Like many agencies today, Barger Insurance sees the marketing landscape in their region changing rapidly, requiring a new strategy for the future,” said Tehan. “As a partner of Keystone Insurers Group, they will have access to resources to help meet the needs of their customers and continue serving the community for many years to come.”
About Barger Insurance Agency Inc. - Founded in 1929, the agency has locations in Columbia and Jamestown, Ky. Barger Insurance Agency is an independent insurance agency providing insurance and financial solutions to individuals and businesses. Susan Loy attended Lindsey Wilson College and majored in Business Administration. Serving as vice president is Stephen Keen. He is a graduate of Lindsey Wilson College, is a past board member of the Kentucky Professional Insurance Agents and has served on the board of the Chamber of Commerce. Dwayne Loy is secretary/treasurer and is a graduate of Western Kentucky University. He is a lifelong cattleman and is involved in most aspects of agriculture. Visit www.bargerins.com for more information.
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 Kentucky, contact Nancy Tehan at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, go to www.keystoneinsgrp.com.
Lea Ann Hawk