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Keystone Insurers Group Welcomes 15th Tennessee partner: Spann Insurance

Posted on 11 Jan 2012

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Keystone Insurers Group, one of the nation's largest property and casualty insurance brokers, welcomes Nashville, Tennessee-based agency, Spann Insurance, as its 15th franchise partner in the state. The announcement was made jointly today by Spann Insurance Principal Lee Spann and Keystone's Tennessee Vice President Michele Bicknell.

"We are pleased that Keystone Insurers Group invited us to join their exclusive network of independent insurance agents," noted Spann. "As a Keystone partner, we will be able to provide our clients with enhanced insurance programs for their families and businesses. It will also allow us to continue our mission of providing our clients with prompt, professional and personal service."

"Keystone is about partnering with the best agencies, and Spann Insurance is just that," said Bicknell. "They are well respected in their community and in the industry. They are a wonderful addition to our strong group of Tennessee partners."

About Spann Insurance, Inc. -- Founded in 1959, the agency is currently under the management of Jack Spann and Lee Spann. Jack Spann graduated from Lambuth College and joined the agency in 1972. He received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Nashville School of Law. He is past president of the Insurors of Nashville and the Insurors of Tennessee. Lee Spann is a graduate of Huntington College. He joined the agency upon graduation from college.

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 and Tennessee, and will enter Georgia this year. 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 franchising opportunities in Tennessee, contact Michele Bicknell at For more information, go to