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May 26, 2016
Auto-Owners Insurance has named BB&T Insurance Services agencies BB&T-CIC of Greenville and BB&T-Puckett Scheetz & Hogan of Myrtle Beach as two of its "Top 10 Growth Agencies" in South Carolina for 2015.
Representatives from both agencies were recognized at a luncheon meeting in Columbia, S.C., and at a regional associates reception, where they were presented with plaques commemorating their accomplishment. BB&T-CIC has represented Auto-Owners since 1994, and BB&T-Puckett Scheetz & Hogan has represented the company since 2011.
“The growth and support from these two BB&T agencies only help to make their entire communities stronger and more secure," said Jeff Tagsold, president and chief operating officer of Auto-Owners. "We are grateful they choose to do business with us.”
Celebrating 100 years in business, Auto-Owners Insurance was founded in 1916 and has served South Carolina since 1958. Auto-Owners is a Fortune 500 company and is the 17th largest property/casualty insurance company in the nation, based on written premium. Auto-Owners Insurance is one of 12 insurance companies in the United States to receive the highest rating possible, A++ Superior, by A.M. Best, which is a nationally recognized rating agency for insurance companies.
Auto-Owners is represented by more than 41,000 licensed agents in its 26 operating states. The company, which provides auto, home, business and life insurance to more than four million policyholders, is headquartered in Lansing, Mich.