NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Keystone Insurers Group, one of the nation’s largest property and casualty insurance brokers, welcomes Union City, Tenn.-based agency Westan Insurance Group Inc. as its 19th franchise partner in the state. The announcement was made today by Westan Insurance Group Chief Executive Officer John Tanner and Keystone Tennessee Vice President Michele Bicknell.
“We’re thrilled to have John, Portis, Al and their entire team on board in Tennessee. They are well respected in their communities and by their peers in the industry. We look forward to a mutually beneficial partnership.”
“We are excited to be affiliated with Keystone Insurers Group,” noted Tanner. “We are thoroughly impressed with the staff and resources that Keystone provides. The expanded range of options for our customers is an exciting development in our continuing mission to deliver the most comprehensive and professional help, advice and overall service. The additional personal, commercial and specialty markets will help us better serve our clients’ insurance needs and ensure the most competitive rates anywhere.”
“Westan Insurance Group exudes excellence and integrity,” said Bicknell. “We’re thrilled to have John, Portis, Al and their entire team on board in Tennessee. They are well respected in their communities and by their peers in the industry. We look forward to a mutually beneficial partnership.”
About Westan Insurance Group Inc. – Family owned and operated since the early 1900s, Westan Insurance Group Inc. is a full-service independent insurance agency. The firm has offices throughout western Tennessee: Union City Insurance Agency and Westan Insurance in Martin, Westan Insurance in Bradford, Dresden Insurance Agency and Carroll Insurance Agency in McKenzie, Consolidated Insurance in Paris and Holloman Insurance in Kenton. For more information, please visit www.westaninsurance.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 Tennessee, contact Michele Bicknell at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, go to www.keystoneinsgrp.com.