NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa. - May 11, 2015 – Keystone Insurers Group continues to expand its presence in the Bluegrass State, announcing today the addition of a new franchise partner in Maysville, Kentucky. Richmond Insurance Agency of Kentucky is the 25th independent insurance agency in the state to join Keystone’s growing group of partners. The announcement was made today by Richmond Insurance Agency President Eric Schumacher and Keystone Vice President of Kentucky Nancy Tehan.
“Richmond Insurance Agency of Kentucky already has a seven-year history with Keystone,” said Tehan, who explained that the agency has been a satellite office of the West Union, Ohio-based Richmond Insurance Agency, a Keystone partner since 2008. “We’re excited for Eric Schumacher as he takes the helm of the agency. He’s young, energetic and focused on taking the agency to the next level.”
“This is a great step forward for us,” Schumacher said. “We are pleased to continue as a Keystone partner agency and participate with the Kentucky group of franchisees. We know the resources of Keystone will support our future growth strategy.”
About Richmond Insurance Agency of Kentucky – Located on the Ohio River in Mason County, Richmond Insurance Agency of Kentucky was established in 1995 by Richmond Insurance Agency of West Union, Ohio. President Eric Schumacher is a graduate of Morehead State University where he earned a degree in business and Golf Course Management. He began his insurance career upon graduation with Farm Bureau. In 2000, he joined Richmond Insurance Agency of Kentucky.
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, 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 franchising opportunities in Kentucky, contact Nancy Tehan at [email protected] For more information, go to www.keystoneinsgrp.com.
Lea Ann Hawk