(updated 5/29/19)

2019 Platinum Partners

Chuck Allen
1014 Harness Circle
Gallatin,TN 37066
Phone: (615)420-0574

AmTrust offers multi-line insurance policies such as workers’ comp, commercial package, and EPLI. AmTrust also offers niche programs: lumber, restaurants, financial.


Joe Clayton
12235 South 800 East
Draper, UT 84020
Phone: (800)767-0705
" Service as unique as a two dollar bill "

Katherine Ethridge  ethridgek@grangeinsurance.com  Phone: (615)308-6572  Grange Insurance Corporate Headquarters 671 S. High Street Columbus, OH 43206   www.grangeinsurance.com   You & Grange: Committed. Connected. Partners.

Katherine Ethridge
Phone: (615)308-6572

Grange Insurance Corporate Headquarters 671 S. High Street Columbus, OH 43206


You & Grange: Committed. Connected. Partners.

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Rob Cannon
Phone: (615)519-1435
David Benchabbat
Phone: (865)228-0535

Corporate headquarters
The Progressive Corporation
6300 Wilson Mills Rd.
Mayfield Village, Ohio 44143


The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies has always lived up to its name by being one step ahead of the insurance industry, and finding new and affordable insurance solutions. We began in 1937 with the first drive-in claims office, became the first to introduce reduced rates for low-risk drivers, and then changed the insurance shopping experience by offering comparison rates on the Web.


CMS Insurance Services, Inc.

Tyler Siddens

Our Business Model: Straight-Forward / Simple / Agency-Focused / Honest / No "Hidden Surprises"

We Offer: Competitive Markets / Aggressive Commission & Profit-Sharing / Commercial Consulting & Agency Coaching / Various Profit-Driven Programs


Michael Lerman
Clarksville, TN 37043
Phone: (931)603-6158
Cell: (931)206-5177

Company specializing in helping businesses customize non-traditional employee benefit plans using non-traditional health insurance carriers to meet needs and budgets.

Mountain Empire Agency Alliance "Master Agency for SIAA”  1524 Bridgewater Lane, Ste. 102 Kingsport, TN 37660 Phone: (866)264-1292  East TN agents contact: Beth Roe  broe@meaa4u.com  Middle/West TN agents contact: Robert Wells  rwells@meaa4u.com   Watch interview below with Matt Masiello, COO, SIAA on why we are #1!  Five different ways to generate revenue.   www.siaa.net

Mountain Empire Agency Alliance "Master Agency for SIAA”

1524 Bridgewater Lane, Ste. 102
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone: (866)264-1292

East TN agents contact: Beth Roe
Middle/West TN agents contact: Robert Wells rwells@meaa4u.com

Watch interview below with Matt Masiello, COO, SIAA on why we are #1! Five different ways to generate revenue. www.siaa.net

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Bob LaPrade RSM - TN, SC, NC, WV, SW, VA bob.laprade@stillwater.com
4905 Belfort Road Suite 110 Jacksonville, FL 32256
Tel (423)507-7652
Fax (904)472-2544

Stillwater Insurance Group is a national insurance provider offering a full suite of high-quality insurance products including Auto, BOP, Condo, Home, Landlord, Renters and Umbrella. Rated A- (Excellent) by AM Best, Stillwater is also accredited with the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating and was awarded the Torch Award for Business Ethics.

2019 Gold Partners

Frank Johnston
fmj@jjins.com PO Box 899
Charleston,SC 29402
Phone: (843)654-8052

Insurance Managing General Agency family owned since 1930.  Commercial Lines, E&S, P&C, Personal Lines, Homeowners, Manufactured Homes and Recreation.

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National Security Group
Tim Wilson
PO Box 703 661 East Davis Street
Elba, AL 36323
Phone: (800)239-2358

National Security specializes in writing Dwelling Fire, Mobile Homes, Limited Homeowners, Comprehensive Mobile Homeowners and Life/Health. As an admitted Southeastern based regional company, National Security prides itself on fast, efficient service from a friendly small town company and online access for all agents, providing fast quotes, online policy issuance and real-time policy information

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Mid South Mutual Insurance Co.
Keith Fawcett
P.O. Box 1949
Brentwood, TN 37024-1949
Phone: (615)565-6494
Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company

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U.S. Risk Brokers, Inc.
Chris Christian
8401 N Central Expressway, Ste 1000
Dallas, TX 75225       
Phone: (760)415-4213

“Unparalled expertise & flawless service”

“Unparalled expertise & flawless service”

Burns & Wilcox, Ltd.
Barbara Carter
3000 Riverchase Galleria, Ste. 700
Birmingham, AL 35244
Phone: (615)251-1297 Ext. 2233

Burns & Wilcox, the flagship organization of H.W. Kaufman Group, is North America’s leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager.

Burns & Wilcox offers wide ranging and comprehensive solutions to serve retail insurance brokers and agents of all sizes, from the large houses to the more than 30,000 independent brokers and agents worldwide.

2019 Silver Partners

Arcus Restoration
Kelly Odom
719 South Church Street
Murfreesboro,TN 37129
Phone: (855)898-8282

We are a full-scale restoration and remediation company that is proud to serve the Middle and East Tennessee and North Alabama.

Amerisafe Jarred Waters
jwaters@amerisafe.com 2301 HWY 190 West  
DeRidder,LA 70634
Phone: (478)955-6340

Amerisafe is a Workers' Comp Insurance company focused on small to mid-sized employers in hazardous industries. We have demonstrated expertise in underwriting the complex Workers' Comp exposures inherent in our targeted industries: aggregates, agriculture, construction, manufacturing, maritime, oil and gas, roofing, trucking, and wood products.

Berkshire Hathaway Guard
Rodney Schmitt
P.O. Box A-H Wilkes-Barre, PA 18641
Phone: (800)673-2465
A+ rated insurance carrier featuring commercial and personal lines products

Eastern Underwriting Managers, LLC
Garland Byrd
P.O. Box 1525
Powell, TN 37849
Phone: (877)327-3061

Eastern Underwriting Managers was formed in February of 2015, as a multiline MGA/ Wholesaler located in Knoxville, TN. The focus for Eastern will be to provide solutions for small to medium size retail insurance agents with a quick quote turnaround time.

Arlington/Roe & Co.
James Roe
8900 Keystone Crossing, 8th Floor Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: (800)878-9891

Arlington/Roe is a fmaily-owned MGA and wholesale insurance broker that has served independent insurance agents since 1964. Specialty practices: Aviation-Bonds-Commercial Binding & Brokerages-Farm-Medical-Professional-Personal Lines-Professional Liability-Transportation-Workers' Compensation.

J.M. Wilson
Cathy Baldwin
P.O. Box 16363                     
Greensboro,NC 27416
Phone: (877)361-9475

J.M. Wilson is a Managing General Agency
providing coverage for Commercial Transportation, Property/Casualty, Personal Lines, Professional Liability and Surety.

Farmers Mutual of Tennessee
Wes Gainey
837 north Hall of Fame Dr
Knoxville, Tn 37927
Phone: (865)523-5153

Motorist Insurance Group agencyrecruiting@motoristsgroup.com Phone: (800)876-6642 motoristsinsurancegroup.com
Personal Auto

Kentucky National
Rodney Shockley
P.O. Box 1405
Corbin,KY 40701
Phone: (859)367-5200

Markel Specialty Commercial
aniel Parkinson
1511 N. Westshore Blvd., Ste 610
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: (615)967-5515

Markel Specialty, one of Markel Corporation’s four insurance divisions, underwrites innovative property and casualty solutions for both standard and hard-to-place risks.

National Lloyds                                         Justin Lloyd                        jlloyd@natlloyds.com
325 North St. Paul Street, Ste. 800
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: (702)250-9927
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, National Lloyds
Insurance Company, is an A.M. Best rated “A” niche
property and casualty underwriter licensed to sell
insurance in 30 states. With an extensive distribution
network of more than 4,500 independent agents
and 150 employees, National Lloyds Insurance offers
primarily fire and limited homeowners insurance for
low-value dwellings and manufactured homes.

Penn National Insurance
Robert Reeder
2630 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: (615)889-2740

Our Mission
We help people feel secure
and make life better when bad things happen.We sell a diverse array of business insurance, and auto and homeowners insurance. We sell only through independent insurance agents. Independent insurance agents can sell for a variety of insurance companies. They work for their insurance-buying customers and not for the insurance companies. Their customers can feel secure, knowing that their agent is looking out for their best interest and matching them with the best insurance carrier to meet their unique needs.

Safeco Debra Pooley Debra.Pooley@safeco.com Southeast Region Field Executive 3011 Sutton Gate Dr. Suwanee, GA 30024 Phone: (678)926-5979 www.safeco.com

Safeco Insurance, part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, is the second-largest personal lines carrier in the independent insurance channel. Our deep investment in local and regional staff and programs drive agency growth and have earned Safeco the top spot among national carriers for agent satisfaction. Safeco provides a broad product line, robust programs to help agents succeed, and unmatched book-consolidation capabilities.

NHRMA Mutual Insurance Company Elizabeth Spohr espohr@nhrma.com 2302 Clearlake Blvd Champaign, IL 61822 Phone: (217)403-4933 www.nhrma.com

NHRMA Mutual provides workers’ compensation coverage and risk management/loss control services to healthcare facilities, mainly focusing on the long-term care sector.

Small &Rural Services, Inc.
PO Box 310
Lexington,AL 35648
Phone: (256)762-0655

Trexis Insurance Company Barry Sanford Barry.Sanford@trexis.com District  Sales Manager TN, AR, GA, & MO 4037 Rural Plains Circle  Suite 100  Franklin TN 37064 Phone: (877)884-7466  EXT 2409 Cell (615)496-6100 www.trexis.com 

We offer non-standard auto insurance. We have a credit scored program and a non-credit program. We are the largest writer of non-standard auto in the state of TN that only writes with agents. Others are bigger but they use direct channels. We are A rated by AM Best for over 50yrs.

Safeway Insurance Company
Trey Chapman
2776 Cabin Run Bridge Rd
Thompson Station, TN 37179
Phone: (601)936-2155

Safeway Insurance has been offering insurance for over 50 years. Established in 1959, Safeway Insurance is the largest, privately held, family owned insurance company in the United States. We believe in the personal touch, with regional offices across the country.

Steadpoint Group
Jordan Brooks
2200 Resources Drive Suite 101
Birmingham, AL 35216
Phone: (205)980-7935   www.steadpointgroup.com

Steadpoint Insurance Group is a monoline Workers’ Compensation provider that specializes in small to mid-sized businesses. Our underwriters have many years of experience working with a broad range of industries including artisan contractors, retail, and hospitality. Our easily accessible online quoting system, seamless renewal process and exceptional customer service make us the go-to partner for independent insurance agents in the market

United Fire Group
Scott Watson
118 2nd Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52407
Phone: (615)220-5275

A financially strong—and trustworthy—insurance company
UFG is a successful and growing 
multibillion-dollar-asset insurance company, dedicated to protecting people and earning their trust.
Founded in 1946, UFG offers insurance protection for people’s businesses, homes and vehicles.

West Bend Mutual Insurance Company
Tammy Spearnock
Phone: (615)330-7085
Beth Roe
Phone: (423)612-0683
1900 S. 18th Ave
West Bend, WI 53095

West Bend Mutual will be entering the state of Tennessee with our Commercial Lines, Argent Workers’ Comp, and NSI Commercial Specialty divisions in 2018. West Bend Mutual was the proud recipient of the 2016 PIA National Company of the Year.

2019 Bronze Partners

Auto-Owners Insurance
Mike Baker
5410 Virgina Way
Brentwood,TN 37024
Phone: (615)373-5200

Builders Mutual Insurance Company
C.W. Bartlett
463 Royal Crossing
Franklin, TN 37064
Phone: (615)812-0037

Builders Mutual is endorsed by the Tennessee Home Builders Association and provides insurance coverage exclusively to the construction industry. We provide complete coverage, Workers Compensation, General Liability, Property, Inland Marine, Builders Risk, Auto, Crime and Umbrella coverages for Commercial/Residential General Contractors and Trade Contractors. It’s not just our specialty—it’s all we do.

Celina Insurance Group
Nina Plant 1 Insurance Sq. Celina, OH 45822
Phone: (419)586-8575

Founded in 1914, Celina Insurance Group is comprised of four mutual property and casualty insurance companies. Celina underwrites auto, non-standard auto, farm, home, commercial auto and property insurance, as well as umbrella and casualty coverage in six Midwestern states. Celina Insurance Group is represented by some 500 independent agencies. 

Erie Insurance Company 7500 Old Hickory Blvd Bldg 1, Ste 150 Brentwood, TN 37027 Phone: (615)370-1904

Southern Trust Insurance Company Chris Elliott, CIC TN Territory Supervisor celliott@stins.com Phone: (615)339-9904

Southern Trust is a family owned insurance carrier that has been in operation since 1968. We specialize in small to mid-sized commercial lines along with standard personal lines products.  Targeted commercial industries/classes include:  Artisan Contractors, Lessor’s Risk Properties, Light Manufacturing, Wholesale, Retail, and Mainstreet Business.

GAINSCO Auto Insurance
Jose Mimoso
3333 Lee Parkway, Ste 1200
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: (305)552-1027

A well-respected leader in the Specialty Auto
Insurance marketplace,GAINSCO specializes in auto insurance distributed through independent
agents in 9 states.

Genesee General
Amy Salter
3025 Windward Plaza, Suite 400
Alpharetta, GA30005
Phone: (334)714-8928 or Mike McCarter Marketing Representative for TN Direct Line: (678)802-4010 Cell: (404)538-9357 mike@geneseeins.com

E&S –  Transportation, Garage, Property & Casualty, Professional, Specialty Property, and Exclusive Programs along with Financing

Hallmark Specialty Personal Lines
Shannon Eaves
P.O. Box 250209
Plano, TX 75024
Phone: (800)486-5616

Hallmark Personal Lines is a personal lines carrier offering competitive rates, affordable payment plans and flexible coverage options for personal auto and renters insurance. We are focused on enabling our distribution partners with best-in-class customer solutions, pricing and data technology. Our company is continually evolving and taking measurable risks to deliver profitable growth.

Tapco Underwriters, Inc.
Amanda Blackenship
3060 S Church St.
Burlington, NC 27215
Phone: (800)334-5579

TAPCO is an Excess and Surplus Lines MGA that agents can access quickly for markets they may not have access to otherwise.  Our in-house authority exists for all types of Commercial Property, General Liability, Special Events, Inland Marine, Personal Liability, Dwelling Fire, Homeowners, Condo Unit Owners, Vacant Properties, Builder's Risk, Excess/Umbrella, Professional and Liquor Liability.