NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa. - August 7, 2013 – Dublin, Ga.-based insurance agency, Orr Insurance Agency, joined Keystone Insurers Group, one of the nation’s largest property and casualty insurance brokers. The announcement was made jointly today by Orr Insurance Agency President Erwin Orr and Keystone’s Georgia State Vice President Kaye Garruto.
“Having been in business since 1953, we at Orr Insurance Agency know that setting yourself apart from the competition is vital,” noted Orr. “We are elated to partner with Keystone Insurers Group. This will carry us to the next level, where we will continue to serve our clients, both existing and new, with expanded markets for their insurance needs.”
“Erwin is young and has strategic plans to elevate his third-generation agency utilizing Keystone’s platform of services,” said Garruto. “He was recommended to us by several carriers and current franchise partners. We are thrilled to have Orr Insurance Agency contribute in our Georgia partnership.”
About Orr Insurance Agency Inc. – Orr Insurance Agency was established in 1953 by F. Roy Orr, Erwin’s grandfather. Tal K. Orr, Erwin’s father, joined the agency in 1958 and acquired it in 1973. The day after his college graduation in 1995, Erwin Orr became the third generation of Orr Insurance and acquired the agency in 2011. Erwin is a native of Dublin and a graduate of Georgia College & State University. He holds a Bachelors Degree in business with an emphasis on marketing. He is a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia and served as legislative chairman for three years. He is a member of the Exchange Club, served on the board of the Chamber of Commerce, and is a current board member for Capital City Bank.
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 $2 billion, KIG is ranked fifth on Insurance Journal's 2012 list of Top 100 Privately-Held Property/Casualty Agencies. For franchising opportunities in Georgia, contact Kaye Garruto at [email protected]. For more information, go to www.keystoneinsgrp.com.
Lea Ann Hawk