NORTHUMBERLAND, PA - May 21, 2015 –Winter-Dent & Company of Jefferson City is now Keystone Insurers Group’s third franchise partner in Missouri, as Keystone, with partner agencies in 10 states, pursues its swift expansion into the Show-Me State. The announcement was made today by agency President Louis Landwehr and Keystone’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing Elizabeth Schenk.
“Winter-Dent prides itself on the ability to deliver state-of-the-art products and services to even the most complex business operation,” Landwehr said. "Joining Keystone Insurers Group allows us to seamlessly access the international scope and capabilities of a $2.3 billion-plus agency network without sacrificing the independent ownership of our agency or our primary mission to serve our local community and clientele."
“We have another winner in Missouri,” Schenk said. “Louis and Winter-Dent are respected in Missouri and far beyond, as well -- our agency partners across the Keystone footprint recommended this agency. Like all partners before them, we put the agency through a strenuous due diligence exercise before determining this new relationship will be mutually beneficial. We are thrilled to have another one of the best agencies in the business become a Keystone partner.”
About Winter-Dent & Company – Based in Central Missouri, Winter-Dent traces its roots back to 1912. Today the agency employs 50 staff members and offers a full range of insurance, bonds, employee benefits and financial services. Louis Landwehr joined Winter-Dent in 1993 and has been a principal since 1999. He currently serves as the president of the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents, and holds the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Risk Managers (CRM) designations. For more information, please visit www.winter-dent.com.
About Keystone Insurers Group (KIG) – Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, KIG is owned by its franchise partners and employees in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia. In addition, KIG conducts business in Illinois and Missouri. Each partner is an independent agency. With property/casualty premiums exceeding $2.3 billion, Keystone is ranked number one on Insurance Journal's 2014 list of Top 20 Privately-Held Property/Casualty Agency Partnerships. For Missouri franchising opportunities, contact Elizabeth Schenk at [email protected]. For more information, go to www.keystoneinsgrp.com.
Lea Ann Hawk