NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Keystone Insurers Group, one of the nation’s largest property and casualty insurance partnerships, named Charles A. “Tripp” Craig III director of business development. The announcement was made today by Keystone Executive Vice President of Property and Casualty Joseph Joyce.
Craig has 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, most recently as a senior insurance executive for The Beacon Group of Companies. The Beacon Group is a diversified financial services firm that provides small and medium-sized businesses with comprehensive advice on business insurance, investing and employee benefits.
“We are excited to welcome Tripp and put his experience to work for our Keystone agency partners,” said Joyce. “His solid background demonstrates he has the technical expertise and strategic growth mindset to generate added revenue and value to Keystone, as well as to facilitate organic growth for our core carriers.”
Craig will help Keystone’s agency partners identify new opportunities. His role will also include consulting with them through the marketing, negotiation and final sales process.
“I’m very excited to join Keystone,” Craig said. “I look forward to working with our partners and their clients to offer unique products, services and solutions designed to improve risk profiles and reduce the total cost of risk.”
Craig graduated from Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania, and currently resides in Jenkintown.
About Keystone – Founded in 1983, Keystone is headquartered in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, and has agency partners in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri and Michigan. Each partner is an independent agency. With property/casualty premiums exceeding $2.9 billion, Keystone is ranked number two on Insurance Journal's 2016 list of Top 20 Privately Held Property/Casualty Agency Partnerships. For more information, visit www.keystoneinsgrp.com.