NORTHUMBERLAND, PA – April 25, 2013 – Keystone Insurers Group continues expanding in Georgia, adding new franchise partner Lee, Hill & Johnston Insurors of Statesboro to its franchise business for a total of 13 in the state. The announcement was made today by Lee, Hill & Johnston Insurors President John Lee and Keystone’s Georgia Vice President Kaye Garruto.
“Pratt and I are very excited about joining Keystone’s exclusive network of agencies,” noted Lee. “Our association with Keystone will enable us to better serve our clients by utilizing the resources available to a national brokerage firm while still providing our high level of local service. With this affiliation we will draw from the knowledge and resources of partner agencies countrywide while still remaining independent and locally owned. Taking advantage of Keystone’s resources allows us to offer expanded insurance programs to both our personal lines and business clients.”
“Lee, Hill & Johnston Insurors is a leader in the insurance industry,” said Garruto. “Their progressive business model has a proven track record of success that is consistently recognized by top carriers. The agency has a solid plan for their future growth, and aligning with Keystone Insurers Group ensures this success.”
About Lee, Hill & Johnston Insurors – Providing a full portfolio of insurance and financial solutions, Lee, Hill & Johnston Insurors has been serving its community since 1963. The agency is currently under the management of John Lee and Pratt Hill. John Lee began his career with the agency in 1982 after graduating from Georgia Southern University. John has served on the board of directors of First Bulloch Bank, the advisory board of East Georgia Regional Hospital and Statesboro/Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce. Pratt Hill is a graduate of Georgia Southern University. He served six years in the Georgia National Guard before joining his father’s agency, Hill & Olliff. Pratt is a past president of the Sigma Chi Alumni, a founding board member and past president of Joseph's Home for Boys; he served on the board of the Red Cross and was on the Southern Booster's Board of Directors. Lee, Hill & Johnston Insurors has a second location in St. Marys. For more information, visit www.lhjins.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 $1.78 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, go to www.keystoneinsgrp.com.
Lea Ann Hawk