NORTHUMBERLAND, PA - July 23, 2012 – Keystone Insurers Group, one of the nation’s largest independent agencies, has named Kaye Garruto as its Georgia state vice president. The announcement was made today by Keystone’s Vice President of Client Services Lea Ann Hawk.
“We are thrilled to have someone with Kaye’s qualifications join the Keystone team,” said Hawk. “She has a history of success and brings a wealth of relationships, knowledge and experience to Keystone. Her depth of expertise in field operations and commercial programs has earned her a solid reputation and will be instrumental as she takes the lead in our Georgia expansion.”
Garruto has 22 years in the insurance industry, most recently holding the position of vice president of underwriting for FCCI Insurance Group’s Atlanta regional office, a $100 million commercial lines operation. She began her career with ITT-Hartford Group in Charlotte and was managing general agent (MGA) manager of Royal SunAlliance’s National Program Division.
About Keystone Insurers Group (KIG) – Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Northumberland, Pa., KIG is owned by its franchise partners and employees in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, Indiana and Ohio. In addition, KIG conducts business in Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia. Each partner is an independent agency. With property/casualty premiums exceeding $1.6 billion, KIG is ranked fifth on Insurance Journal's 2011 list of Top 100 Privately-Held Property/Casualty Agencies. For more information, go to www.keystoneinsgrp.com.
Lea Ann Hawk