Category Archives: Insurance

Applications Now Open For iTs|SC’s Leadership Insurance Program

COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 24, 2019): iTs|SC, Columbia’s Insurance Technology & Services Cluster, has opened applications for the 2019 class of its signature Leadership Insurance program. The program - now entering its sixth year - exists to develop the local insurance and technology industry’s next generation of company and community leaders by introducing graduates to the…
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David M. Gilston Insurance Agency, Inc. Announces New Leadership Roles

[gallery link="file" columns="2" size="full" ids="20266,20267"] David M. Gilston Insurance Agency, Inc., a full-service brokerage house that represents various carriers for lines of insurance, with offices in Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, S.C., is pleased to announce several key leadership changes effective February 1. • President | Tom Swayne, RHU, CLU, CASL, REBC, FLMI, ChHC, was named…
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HUB Carolinas Announces Suzanne Flynn as Client Services Consultant Top insurance brokerage in the Southeast adds talent to manage relationships across Carolinas

February 19, 2019 (Columbia, S.C.) – HUB Carolinas, a region of HUB International, the sixth largest insurance brokerage in the world, recently announced that Suzanne Flynn has joined HUB Carolinas as Client Services Consultant. Flynn will be responsible for maintaining large commercial relationships in North and South Carolina, and coordinating clients’ needs for risk services…
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Farm Bureau Insurance Contracts With New Agent in Columbia

Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company (SCFBMIC) recently contracted with Jonathan Jeffcoat to serve as an agent in the Richland-Stadium office located at 960 George Rogers Blvd. Jeffcoat graduated from Lexington High School in Lexington, S.C. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in communications from Charleston Southern University. “I became an…
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Colonial Life celebrates King’s legacy through volunteerism

[caption id="attachment_19574" align="alignnone" width="1656"] Colonial Life volunteers prepare to read books at H.B. Rhame Elementary School.[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. (Jan. 28, 2019) — Colonial Life employees honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in a week of service dedicated to his memory. Throughout the Martin Luther King Jr. Week of Service, Jan.…
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HUB Carolinas Insurance Brokerage Announces Tim Smith as New Chief Sales Officer

[caption id="attachment_19485" align="alignleft" width="200"] Tim Smith, recently named Chief Sales Officer for the Carolinas region.[/caption] January 23, 2019 (Columbia, S.C.) – HUB Carolinas, a region of HUB International, the sixth largest insurance brokerage in the world, recently announced the naming of Tim Smith as Chief Sales Officer for the Carolinas region. Prior to joining HUB…
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Companion Life Awarded 17th Consecutive A+ Rating from A.M. Best

Columbia, S.C. – A.M. Best Company, which describes itself as the world’s oldest and most influential insurance rating and information source, designated Companion Life Insurance Co., (including its subsidiaries Niagara Life and Health and Companion Life Insurance Co. of California) an A+ (Superior) rating for the 17th consecutive year. A.M. Best attributed this outstanding achievement…
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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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