Category Archives: Insurance

Turbeville Insurance Agency Recognized for Third Consecutive Year in 2018 Grant Thornton South Carolina 100™

Turbeville Insurance Agency Recognized for Third Consecutive Year in 2018 Grant Thornton South Carolina 100™ Columbia, S.C., December 19, 2018 —Turbeville Insurance Agency has been named to the 2018 Grant Thornton South Carolina 100™ (SC100), which ranks the state’s largest private companies by revenue. The complete list was released in the December issue of ASCEND,…
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iTs|SC Hosts Industry Leaders for “Cybersecurity & Insurance” Panel Discussion

COLUMBIA, S.C.: iTs|SC, Columbia’s Insurance Technology & Services Cluster, will host a panel discussion on Cybersecurity & Insurance on Friday, December 7 from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. as part of its Executive Speaker Series. Featuring regional executives and leaders from the insurance and cybersecurity industries, the discussion will touch on topics including economic development, emerging…
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IBHS Certifies First-Ever FORTIFIED Commercial™-Hurricane Structures in U.S.

RICHBURG, S.C., Nov. 27, 2018 – After recently achieving a major milestone in resiliency to severe weather events by certifying its 10,000th FORTIFIED Home™ in the United States, the Richburg-based Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) has certified its first-ever FORTIFIED Commercial™-Hurricane structures in the U.S. In Gulf Shores, Ala., The Lodge at…
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IBHS Certifies First-Ever FORTIFIED Commercial™-Hurricane Structures in U.S.

RICHBURG, S.C., Nov. 28, 2018 – After recently achieving a major milestone in severe storm resiliency by certifying its 10,000th FORTIFIED Home™ in the United States, the Richburg-based Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) has certified its first-ever FORTIFIED Commercial™-Hurricane structures in the U.S. The Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel,…
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Insurance Management Group Partners with United Benefit Advisors

One of the Largest Employee Benefits Agencies in the Southeast Joins Exclusive Network Chicago, Ill.—November 12, 2018—United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is pleased to welcome Insurance Management Group (IMG) to our family of Partners. Founded in 1977 and Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, IMG is a full-service insurance…
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Colonial Life names new VP of technology

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Nov. 8, 2018) — Andrei Girenkov has been named the new vice president of technology for Colonial Life. Girenkov brings more than 15 years of technology experience in the financial services industry. He’s a leader in designing enterprise-wide solutions using current engineering practices, digital strategies and business-enabling technologies. “We look forward to having…
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Colonial Life honored by S.C. Chamber for charitable impact

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Nov. 13, 2018) — Colonial Life, a company that has shown commitment to community engagement and giving throughout its 80-year history, will be recognized this month with the SC Branded Charitable Impact Award from the S.C. Chamber of Commerce. The SC Branded Awards honor local initiatives, locations, products, and events that make up…
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Sentinel Risk Advisors–People on the Move

Melissa O. Cole is managing director of the newly opened Columbia office of Sentinel Risk Advisors, a Raleigh-based risk management and insurance firm looking to expand its footprint in the Palmetto State. Sentinel’s Columbia office is open for business at 250 Berryhill Road, Suite 513, in the Synergy Business Park. Cole leads a 10-person team…
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Brian Beatson joins employee benefits division at South Risk Management

[caption id="attachment_17730" align="alignleft" width="240"] Brian Beatson[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – Brian K. Beatson has joined South Risk Management as a member of the Employee Benefits team. Brian has worked in the broker agency side of the business for 18 years as an employee benefits producer handling small and large companies’ benefits programs, helping to secure all…
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