Two pieces of news provide a flicker of hope amid the doom and gloom.
NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa. - July 8, 2014 – Keystone Insurers Group continues to expand its presence in Illinois, adding two more independent agencies, for a total of 17, to its franchise business in the state. Keystone today named as new franchise partners CF&H Insurance Agency of Monticello and Buttrey-Wulff-Mamminga Agency of Batavia.
“The folks at Buttrey-Wulff-Mamminga exemplify integrity and professionalism, key ingredients in Keystone’s success; and CF&H’s involvement in community and industry affairs contributes to their stellar reputation in Illinois,” said Keystone Vice President of Sales and Marketing Elizabeth Schenk, who announced the additions. “Both agencies will further enhance the intellectual capital among our Illinois agency partners.”
About CF&H - Greg Crawford, Joe Felts and Paul Heitman established CF&H Insurance Agency in 1974. Today Linda Carlton-Huber and Shelly Crawford-Stock jointly own the agency, which offers a full line of insurance products and services. Carlton-Huber, a graduate of the University of Illinois, began her career with CF&H in 1992 as an insurance producer. Crawford-Stock joined the agency in 1998 as an insurance producer and became an owner in 2007. For more information visit www.cfhins.com.
About Buttrey-Wulff-Mamminga – The agency traces its root back to 1926 when Arthur Buttrey opened the doors for insurance and real estate business. Today the agency is under the management of President John Wulff and Vice President Tim Wulff. John Wulff has been with the agency for more than 35 years. He volunteers his time on various boards and committees such as Tri-County Family Services, Batavia Rotary and Independent Insurance Agents of Aurora. Tim Wulff joined the agency in 1984. He is past president of the Rotary Club of Batavia and is involved with other non-profits such as Knights of Columbus and Kiwanis Club. For more information visit www.bwmins.com.
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, Georgia and Illinois. Each partner is an independent agency. With property/casualty premiums exceeding $2 billion, KIG is ranked third on Insurance Journal's 2013 list of Top 20 Privately-Held Property/Casualty Agency Networks. For franchising opportunities in Illinois, contact Elizabeth Schenk at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, go to www.keystoneinsgrp.com.
Lea Ann Hawk