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The Hanover Insurance Group awards TIS Insurance Services – ‘Southeast Region Agency of the Year’

TIS Insurance Services Recognized for Outstanding Performance

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., (August 16, 2016) – TIS Insurance Services recently received the ‘Southeast Region Agency of the Year’ award from The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., a leading provider of property and casualty insurance products and services nationwide.

The award was presented to TIS at The Hanover’s 2016 President’s Club conference, an annual event with the company’s highest-performing agent and broker partners.

The Hanover is pleased to recognize TIS as a top performer from among its network of 2,200 excellent independent agents and brokers from across the country. This distinction was given in recognition of its ability to deliver value to customers through strong insurance expertise and its responsive service culture.

“It’s an honor to receive this recognition,” said Edward B. Sims, chief executive officer at TIS. “Our team strives to consistently deliver expertise and responsive service to our clients and this award demonstrates the true commitment we have to our customers, in addition to the unique and strong partnership we have built with The Hanover.”

“We were very pleased to present TIS with this award,” said Doug H. McDonough, regional president of the Southeast at The Hanover. “This team excels in solving for the unique insurance needs of every customer, while demonstrating the essence of successful independent agents. We are very proud to celebrate TIS as our ‘Southeast Region Agency of the Year.’”

About TIS Insurance Services, Inc.

TIS Insurance Services, Inc. (TIS) is an independent, privately-owned insurance agency serving the insurance needs of policyholders in Tennessee and throughout the United States since 1945. With over 150 employees, TIS is the largest independently owned insurance agency in Tennessee and is named a Top 100 Agency out of 30,000 Independent Agencies nationwide by Insurance Journal magazine. The agency also holds Best Practices status from the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers Association and is a Trusted Choice Agency.

Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee with additional offices in Atlanta, Georgia and the Carolinas, TIS serves over 6,000+ individuals and businesses in 47 states.  A large staff of professionals is available to assist with all types of Risk Management and Insurance including General Commercial, Construction, Healthcare Services, Financial Services, Employee Benefits, and Personal Insurance products.  TIS has the expertise and resources required to deliver tailored and effective solutions; private ownership ensures immediate responsiveness to the needs of its clients. For more information about TIS Insurance Services, Inc., visit or call 800.328.0293.


About The Hanover

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., based in Worcester, Mass., is the holding company for several property and casualty insurance companies, which together constitute one of the largest insurance businesses in the United States. For more than 160 years, The Hanover has provided a wide range of property and casualty products and services to individuals, families, and businesses. The Hanover distributes its products through a select group of independent agents and brokers. Together with its agents, the company offers specialized coverages for small and mid-sized businesses, as well as insurance protection for homes, automobiles, and other personal items. Through its international member company, Chaucer, The Hanover also underwrites business at Lloyd’s of London in several major insurance and reinsurance classes, including marine, property and energy. For more information, please visit



Lisa Peterson, TIS Director of Communications | PR


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