Accident Fund Names KeenanSuggs its 2008 Agency of the Year

February 9, 2009

LANSING, MI – February 9, 2009 – Accident Fund Insurance Company of America has announced KeenanSuggs of Columbia, S.C., as its 2008 Agency of the Year. The company presented KeenanSuggs with the award at its Jan. 27 companywide meeting in Lansing.

“We truly value our partnership with KeenanSuggs in providing consistent protection for our policyholders,” said Al Gileczek, vice president of Business Development for Accident Fund. “We chose them from among almost 800 agencies across the country. They’ve been a fantastic partner with us since 2002, and they really took it to another level in 2008, delivering outstanding results in their premium growth, their profitability, and their premium and policy retention.”

“We are honored with this national recognition from an outstanding insurance company,” said Tommy Suggs, president and CEO of KeenanSuggs. “All of our employees share in this recognition and embrace the value of having strong insurance company relationships as it helps us provide better coverage and the most competitive premiums for our clients.”

Founded in 1949, KeenanSuggs offers a complete menu of insurance, employee benefits and risk-management services and products for individuals and businesses in South Carolina and the Southeast.

Headquartered in Lansing, Mich., Accident Fund Insurance Company of America is one of the nation’s leading workers compensation insurers with more than $3 billion in assets. Founded in 1912, Accident Fund is rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Accident Fund Insurance Company of America and its subsidiaries (Accident Fund National, Accident Fund General, United Wisconsin Insurance Company and CompWest) are licensed in 49 states plus the District of Columbia*.

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*Licensing per state varies by subsidiary.