NORTHUMBERLAND, PA - December 19, 2012 – Keystone Insurers Group continues expanding in Georgia, adding two more independent agencies to its franchise business for a total of 10 in the state. Keystone today named its new franchise partners as Jowers-Sklar Insurance of Rome and The Harbin Agency of Fayetteville.
“We are excited to welcome two new partners with young, progressive operations,” said Keystone’s Georgia State Vice President Kaye Garruto. “Both are eager to capitalize on Keystone resources which will complement their growth strategies. Georgia partners welcome these dynamic agencies to the Keystone family.”
About the new Keystone partners:
Jowers-Sklar Insurance – Established in 1977 by the late Dewey Jowers, Jowers-Sklar is located in Rome, Georgia. Marc Sklar joined the agency in 2000 and purchased it in 2003. He is a graduate of Clemson University and a native of Alpharetta, Ga. Marc manages the agency under the philosophy “What is best for the customer is best for us.” For more information, visit www.jowerssklar.com.
The Harbin Agency – Located in Fayetteville, Georgia, the agency began in 1963. Marty Harbin joined the agency in 1977 and assumed ownership from his father. Marty is a graduate of the Woodward Academy and the Georgia State University. He serves on the technology council for the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia (IIAG.) For more information, visit www.harbinagency.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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, go to www.keystoneinsgrp.com.
Lea Ann Hawk