Category Archives: Insurance

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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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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