Category Archives: Insurance

Franklin & Associates’ Barbara Franklin marks 25 years as long-term care specialist

[caption id="attachment_8398" align="alignleft" width="300"] Barbara Franklin[/caption] A pioneer in the local long-term care industry, this month Barbara Franklin celebrates 25 years as a long-term care specialist. Franklin began her career on Aug. 10, 1990, and was one of the first people in Charleston to specialize in long-term care planning and financing. Franklin is the owner…
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State Farm agent Tony Pope celebrates 25 years in business

(Summerville, SC) June 29, 2015 – State Farm® Agent Tony Pope’s Summerville office is celebrating 25 years of service to its policyholders in July. In 1990, Pope opened his agency in Summerville, SC. He started with two employees and a small book of business. He now employs nineteen team members and services approximately 5,000 households.…
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Mappus Insurance named Agency of the Month by national publication

In May, Rough Notes Magazine, a nationally recognized  insurance industry journal, named Mappus Insurance Agency it’s Agency of the Month. Mappus was chosen from over 38,500 independent agencies throughout the United States. At Mappus Insurance Agency, we are pleased to have this distinction as we are constantly working to find our clients the best policies…
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Johnson & Johnson acquires John Handel & Associates Inc.

CHARLESTON, SC – Johnson & Johnson, Inc. (J&J) has acquired John Handel & Associates, Inc. (JHA). Johnson & Johnson is a fourth generation, family owned managing general agency based in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1930, the company recently celebrated its 85th anniversary of providing superior service and products to Independent Agents while maintaining its…
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