Friday, August 19, 2016 TIS Insurance Services Names Two New Shareholders Commercial Insurance Division, Construction Division, Employee Benefits, General, Healthcare Services, Industry News Rob McMillin and John Sims join the ownership team Knoxville, TN – TIS Insurance Services, Inc., a Top 100 independent insurance agency, recently named Rob McMillin and John Sims as its newest shareholders. “Rob and John have earned ownership in the agency through their hard work, determination, and through the embodiment of the TIS Promise of putting our clients first. I know they will be great leaders going forward,” said TIS Chairman Bill Thomas. McMillin joined the TIS team in 2001 as a broker and further trained at The National Alliance/Chubb Insurance Group Broker Training School in Somerset, NJ. Within the HealthCare Services Division, McMillin has been both sales producer and new account developer. He holds a Business Administration degree in Finance from The University of Tennessee. Sims joined the TIS HealthCare Services Division in 2007 as a sales producer and has focused on acquiring new healthcare business throughout the country. Sims has a vast amount of experience with workers’ compensation self-insured business. He is currently working toward his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation. Sims also holds a Business Administration degree in Finance from The University of Tennessee Knoxville. “The addition of Rob and John to our shareholder group is exciting news especially as TIS continues to experience significant growth and expansion in both the local and national markets, said CEO Ed Sims. “Their extensive industry knowledge and experience within one of the larger TIS divisions is invaluable to our success.” Both McMillin and Sims are vice presidents within the HealthCare Services Division at TIS. They join the current shareholder group that includes Bill Thomas, Chairman; Ed Sims, CEO; Morgan Thomas, President/Commercial; Taylor Preston, President/HealthCare Services; and Ben Kelly, President/Employee Benefits. About TIS Insurance Services, Inc. TIS Insurance Services, Inc., an independent, privately owned insurance agency, has been helping clients find the right insurance policies since 1945. Headquartered in Knoxville, TN, TIS proudly serves more than 6,000 individuals and businesses across 48 states. Recognized nationally as a Top 100 Agency by Insurance Journal Magazine, TIS has the expertise and resources required to deliver tailored and effective insurance solutions.