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Peyton Smith joins SouthGroup

Peyton Smith has recently joined SouthGroup Insurance Services, headquartered in Ridgeland, as an agent and risk adviser.  He assumes responsibility for developing business opportunities in commercial insurance and risk management as well as SouthGroup’s Personal Insurance Private Client Group. Most recently, Smith was president of Insurance Professionals of Mississippi.  Prior to entering the agency side of the insurance business he ...

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SouthGroup Insurance named to 'Best Practices' study

RIDGELAND — SouthGroup Insurance Services is part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) “Best Practices” Study Group. Each year since 1993, IIABA and Reagan Consulting, an Atlanta-based management consulting firm, join forces to study the country’s leading agencies in six revenue categories. The ...

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Southgroup Insurance merging with Cox and Associates

RIDGELAND — SouthGroup Insurance Services continues to grow through its recently announced proposed association with Cox and Associates in Carthage. This new alliance, which will be effective Jan. 1, 2014, gives SouthGroup, headquartered in Ridgeland, 22 branch locations across the state. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Ronald P. Tubertini, president and CEO of SouthGroup, said, “I have always ...

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Independent Insurance Agents of Mississippi appoints officers, directors

Dudley Wooley of Ross & Yerger Insurance in Jackson was recently elected chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents of Mississippi (IIAM). Wooley’s election as IIAM’s chairman follows an active involvement with the association that includes serving as chairman-elect and vice chairman, as a member of the Executive Committee and as an IIAM board member. Wooley joined Ross & Yerger in ...

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SouthGroup builds on legacy as state's largest private insurance agency

The folks at SouthGroup Insurance Services are fond of a saying that sums up the company’s complex beginnings. “We like to say we’re an 11-year-old company with a 115-year history,” said Ronnie Tubertini, president and CEO. Tubertini was one of the founders of SouthGroup, which was formed Jan. 1, 2002, when 12 “successful, old and respected agencies” from across Mississippi ...

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SouthGroup welcomes Tyner

Cooper Tyner has recently joined SouthGroup Insurance Services, headquartered in Ridgeland, as a commercial insurance agent. He was previously an agent for State Farm in Oxford. A native of Clarksdale, Tyner holds a BBA degree from the University of Mississippi. Prior to entering the insurance business he worked in pharmaceutical and medical sales. He is married to the former Abby ...

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