USI Insurance Services Acquires Scheetz, Hogan, Freeman & Phillips
USI Strengthens Commercial, Employee Benefit and Personal Risk Presence in Midsouth Region
VALHALLA, NY — USI Insurance Services (“USI”), a world leader in insurance brokerage and risk management, today announced the acquisition of Greenville, South Carolina-based insurance agency Scheetz, Hogan, Freeman & Phillips (SHFP). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 1993, SHFP is one of the leading independent insurance agencies in South Carolina, specializing in commercial insurance, employee benefits and personal risk solutions for businesses and individuals. The agency has 24 employees, all of whom will be joining USI under the continued leadership of Ronald D. Scheetz, SHFP president and CEO. Mr. Scheetz will join USI’s Midsouth regional management team and serve as president of USI’s Greenville office.
Commenting on the announcement, James W. Dunn, USI Midsouth regional CEO, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Ron and the experienced professionals from Scheetz, Hogan, Freeman & Phillips to the USI family. By partnering as one, we look forward to serving our current and future clients throughout the Carolinas with the USI ONE Advantage®, a unique platform that delivers innovative risk management and employee benefit solutions with bottom-line financial impact.”
Mr. Scheetz added: “USI is an established leader in the risk management, insurance brokerage and consulting market, known for their best-in-class solutions, including proprietary analytics, local and national resources, and team-based planning approach. I am confident this new partnership will further strengthen our long-standing reputation for delivering superior solutions, expertise and service to our local clients.”