Category Archives: Insurance

NAIFA-SC Hosts Life Insurance Awareness Day September 27th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2018 Contact: Executive Director, Ashley Hunter Ahunter@mpastrategies.com Columbia, SC - The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors - SC Chapter (NAIFA-SC) is excited to announce Life Insurance Awareness Day on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 10:00a.m. at the South Carolina State House. In an effort to bring attention to…
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Colonial Life CEO named Distinguished Alumnus at alma mater

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Sept. 18, 2018) — Over the past four years under the leadership of President and CEO Tim Arnold, Colonial Life has become one of the nation’s fastest-growing voluntary benefits provider. Now protecting more than 4 million of America’s workers and their families, Colonial Life also provides entrepreneurial opportunities for more than 12,000 independent…
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Michelle White promoted to vice president at Colonial Life

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Sept. 10, 2018) — Michelle White has been promoted to vice president of client management at Colonial Life. In the new role, White oversees more than 90,000 existing employer client relationships through proactive and personalized engagement, with the ultimate goal of client growth, retention, and a market leading client experience. White, who joined…
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Stevens joins McGriff-Boyle Vaughan Insurance

COLUMBIA, S.C. – McGriff Insurance Services today said it has hired Marcus Stevens as agency manager for its McGriff-Boyle Vaughan office here at 2000 Center Point Road. With more than 12 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industries, Stevens comes to Columbia after serving as the agency manager of McGriff’s insurance office…
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Colonial Life enhances accident protection

New group plan offers expanded benefits to fight rising health care costs COLUMBIA, S.C. (June 25, 2018) — Employers can offer their workers even more valuable voluntary accident coverage with Colonial Life’s new group accident plan. Colonial Life has increased the benefits payable for covered accidents by an average of 37 percent, with no increase…
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Brightway Insurance to open its first agency near Columbia, S.C.

- Kim Shumaker is the Principal Agent at Brightway, The Sunnyside Agency, opening in Elgin, S.C., Monday, May 21. - ELGIN, S.C. (May 17, 2018) — Residents in Columbia, S.C., Elgin and nearby communities will soon experience a better way to shop for insurance for their homes, cars and more. Brightway, The Sunnyside Agency will open…
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Colonial Life launches Spanish-language consumer website

The enhanced site will be a valuable resource to a growing population. COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 15, 2018) —Spanish-speaking consumers can now learn more about healthy living, employee benefits, and other workplace issues on a new website from Colonial Life. As an enhancement to the company’s two-year-old WorkLife consumer website, the Spanish-language site will feature content on benefits and…
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Turn a Working Lunch Into a Walking Lunch with BlueCross

COLUMBIA, S.C. – BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina is encouraging residents to take a break from work and walk at two events this month in observance of National Walk@Lunch Day. Community walks are Thursday, April 26 at the State House in Columbia and Friday, April 27 at Falls Park in Greenville. The events run from…
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Sentinel Risk Advisors Set to Grow with April 1 Columbia Opening

Raleigh-based firm plans to add locations in Fayetteville and Asheville by 2021. COLUMBIA, SC—Sentinel Risk Advisors announced this week it will expand its brand of elite risk management offerings with the opening of its first South Carolina office. The Raleigh-based firm is the Carolinas’ premier, independently owned risk and insurance brokerage. The firm opened offices…
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Ad Boyle to head employee benefits division at South Risk Management

[caption id="attachment_14353" align="alignleft" width="240"] Ad Boyle[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – Ad Boyle has joined the South Risk Management team of insurance professionals. Mr. Boyle will assume the role of vice president of the Employee Benefits Division for South Risk in Columbia. He is a graduate of Wofford College and is a veteran in the employee benefits…
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