Frankenmuth Insurance Welcomes Jason Griffith to Agency Council

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Griffith joins 12 other agency partners representing various states within Frankenmuth Insurance's agent network.

Frankenmuth Insurance welcomes The Norton Agency's Jason Griffith to its Agency Council.

“Jason brings more than 20 years of insurance experience and is a great addition to the Agency Council,” said John Benson, Chairman of the Board and CEO for FI. “His contributions will be vital as we work together to explore strategic issues that ultimately benefit all our agency partners.”

Frankenmuth Insurance, a regional insurance carrier based in Frankenmuth, Mich., is pleased to announce the addition of Jason Griffith of The Norton Agency to its Agency Council. Frankenmuth Insurance (FI) formed its Agency Council in 2009 and selects agents from each region where FI does business to ensure the needs and concerns of all its agency partners are represented.

Griffith has been in the insurance business since 1997 after opening Sidney O. Smith, an independent agency that focused on property and casualty insurance. Today, Griffith is the president of commercial lines at The Norton Agency, located in Gainesville, Georgia, and has been with the agency since 2009. Griffith and his partners manage a total of 15 office locations across northern Georgia and upstate South Carolina with 130 employees. The agency has been in operation for more than 90 years and specializes in commercial lines, personal lines, and health/benefits.

“Jason brings more than 20 years of insurance experience and is a great addition to the Agency Council,” said John Benson, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer for FI. “His contributions will be vital as we work together to explore strategic issues that ultimately benefit all our agency partners.”

Members of the Frankenmuth Insurance Agency Council meet twice annually to discuss strategic issues of mutual interest, providing valuable insight that helps strengthen the company’s partnerships with all agencies. Other members of Frankenmuth Insurance’s Agency Council include:

  • Brian Bartosh, Top O’ Michigan Insurance Agency (MI)
  • Gary Burton, Robertson Ryan & Associates Inc. (WI)
  • Gretchen Hopp Doyle, Baker-Hopp & Associates (MI)
  • Victor Jowers, Upchurch & Jowers Agency (SC)
  • Mike Kuhl, Kuhl Insurance Agency (IL)
  • Jeff Lind, Clark Insurance (ME)
  • Scott McVicker, Savage McVicker Insurance (OH)
  • Brent Neal, Frank E. Neal & Co. (TN)
  • Todd Piersol, Brown & Brown of Detroit (MI)
  • Bill St. Charles, Michigan Community Insurance Agency (MI)
  • Todd VanDyk, Olivier - VanDyk Insurance Agency (MI)
  • Vickie Wolcott, M.J. Schuetz Insurance Services (IN)

Benson said, “We are grateful to all our council members for their time and efforts and look forward to working with Jason in the years to come.”

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Frankenmuth Insurance has been providing peace of mind for families and businesses for 150 years. Because insurance is both complicated and critical to people’s lives, Frankenmuth works exclusively with 645 independent agencies to provide business, home, auto and life insurance policies. With more than 750 employees, the company is headquartered in Frankenmuth, Michigan, and offers insurance products in 15 states. Frankenmuth Insurance is financially sound, with $1.7 billion in assets. The company has an A.M. Best rating of “A” (Excellent) and is a Ward’s 50® Top Performer. For more information visit http://www.fmins.com.

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