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Keystone Honors Insuramax as KY State Partner of the Year

By December 12, 2019Personal Insurance

NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa. (Oct. 2, 2019) – Keystone Insurers Group (Keystone) awarded Insuramax of Louisville, Kentucky (Insuramax) as State Partner of the Year on Sept. 17 at Keystone’s national conference in Reston, Virginia.

The award recognizes the agency within each of its states that best exemplifies Keystone’s mission: “Independence works better together.” Criteria includes demonstrating a commitment to growth through leadership mentoring, engaging in technology advancements, employing best practices to improve operations, and developing new income streams to strengthen their business diversity.

Insuramax was one of 11 state winners nominated for the honor. The other ten ‘State Partners of the Year’ included:
GA – Fallaize Insurance Agency (Norcross,
IL – Árachas Group (Bartlett,
IN – PCE Insurance Group (New Castle,
MI – Top O’ Michigan Insurance (Alpena,
MO – Hawkins Insurance Group (Edina,
NC – Granite Insurance Agency (Granite Falls,
OH – Huesman Schmid Insurance Agency (Cincinnati,
PA – The Seltzer Group (Orwigsburg,
TN – RSS Insurance (Chattanooga,
VA – Towe Insurance Service, Inc. (Charlottesville,

Agency Principal Russ Wardlaw explained the changes the agency has experienced since joining Keystone.

“The most positive change we have seen in our agency since partnering with Keystone is the knowledge and mindset that we are not your average, midsized independent insurance agency. We are now equipped with all the resources available to us through Keystone. It gives all our staff the confidence to know Keystone has our back and will assist us in every way possible.”

About Insuramax – Insuramax is an independent insurance agency offering a wide variety of coverage and options. As a personal advisor and advocate, the agency serves to partner by their clients’ side for the long haul. For more, visit

About Keystone Insurers Group (Keystone) — Keystone started in 1983 when four independent insurance agencies teamed up to pool their experience and expertise. This small group believed that agencies could be stronger and more successful if they linked arms — a passion and spirit that continues. Growing to almost 300 independent agency partners in 13 states, Keystone provides its agents with a community of like-minded agencies, industry expertise and access to specialized products for their clients. Keystone is ranked number three on Insurance Journal’s 2019 list of Top 20 Property/Casualty Agency Partnerships. For more information, go to