NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa. - July 9, 2015 – Keystone Insurers Group, with independent partner agencies in 10 states, has three new partners in Missouri: Jerome L. Howe Inc. of St. Louis, Schroepfer Bauer Insurance Agency (SBI) of Union and Custom Insurance Services Inc. of Crystal City.
“We’re excited to continue our expansion in the Show-Me state,” Keystone’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing Elizabeth Schenk said. “Each agency offers a solid history of service and professionalism that exemplify our company’s core values. Joining Keystone expands products and services to better serve their clients, while they retain their agency names, ownership and independence.”
About Schroepfer Bauer Insurance Agency (SBI) – SBI was established in 2003 by aligning two long-standing agencies, Schroepfer Insurance Agency, founded in 1948, and Bauer & Hoemann Insurance Agency, founded in 1950. President Tim Bauer joined Hoemann in 1991. The agency offers a full menu of risk management services including property and casualty insurance products for commercial and personal customers. For more, visit www.sbins.net.
About Jerome L. Howe Inc. – Based in St. Louis and founded in 1935 by President Jay Howe’s and Vice President Larry Howe’s grandfather, Jerome L. Lowe Inc. offers a full range of insurance and benefits products. Jay joined the agency in 1979 and has been a principal since 1989. Larry joined in 1981. Both are natives of St. Louis. Vice President Carol Basler joined in 1986. Visit www.jeromehowe.com for more.
About Custom Insurance Services Inc. – Custom Insurance Services, founded in 1975, serves over 2,500 business, public entity and personal lines clients from offices in Crystal City and Potosi, Missouri. Agency Principal Don Becker began his career in community banking and served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Vietnam. The leadership team also includes Al Scheffler, Tony Becker and David McKinney. For more, go to https://custom-ins.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.keystoneinsgrp.com.
Lea Ann Hawk