PointeNorth Insurance Group, LLC Adds Liberty Truck Insurance to Caribou Insurance Agency; Move Expands Expertise and Solutions Offered to Transportation Clients

Atlanta, Jan. 11, 2016 – Liberty Truck Insurance, Inc. has joined PointeNorth Insurance Group, LLC as part of the Caribou Insurance Agency. Both agencies are located in Birmingham, AL, expanding PointeNorth’s presence in Alabama and in the transportation industry. The acquisition is PointeNorth’s second transaction in the state, continuing the insurance agency’s growth strategy within the independent agency distribution system. Caribou Insurance Agency, Inc. is a highly regarded boutique commercial transportation agency, specializing in independently owned and operated trucking businesses throughout the Southeast. “Adding Liberty to the Caribou Insurance Agency portfolio allows us to continue to broaden our footprint and   Continue reading →

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Debra LaVelle Benefits Agency Merges with PointeNorth Insurance Group: PNIG Adds Expertise, Expands its Benefits Programs

ATLANTA, GA Oct. 1, 2015 – PointeNorth Insurance Group today announced it has merged with Debra LaVelle, Inc., Canton, GA, an independent insurance agency specializing in employee benefits. With this partnership, PNIG’s benefits operation is expanded and the stage is set for ongoing growth. “The merger enables both agencies to accomplish a number of key goals together, all of which fit our M&A (mergers and acquisitions) program,” said William Skeeles, Principal, CEO and President of PointeNorth. “Debra LaVelle, who I have known for many years, gains resources and a broader range of commercial insurance products and services for her clients,   Continue reading →

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Taylor Elected President Of PIA Of Georgia

Cumming Businessman Leads Agents’ Association Atlanta, GA, August 30, 2015 – Members of the Professional Insurance Agents of Georgia (PIA of Georgia) elected Dwight L. Taylor, CIC, CRM, to serve as President of the nation’s sixth largest affiliate at their Annual Meeting held in Savannah, Georgia. Mr. Taylor is a Partner and Senior Vice-president with PointeNorth Insurance Group, with offices throughout Georgia. Mr. Taylor and PointeNorth provides a variety of insurance services including commercial, personal auto & homeowners and life insurance with more than 80 nationally-recognized carriers. Others elected as officers of PIA were: Vice-president P. K. Martin, IV (Hood   Continue reading →

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Atlanta Insurance Agency Earns Top Award for Trucking Industry Program

Atlanta, GA, June 16, 2015 – Caribou Insurance Agency, Inc., part of Atlanta-based PointeNorth Insurance Group, LLC, has earned the Delivering the Difference Award from Great West Casualty Company, recognizing it as the top agency representing Great West in 2014. Great West provides insurance products and services to the trucking industry through over 200 agencies in 41 states, and is one of the largest truck insurers in the U.S. Specializing in commercial truck insurance for more than 35 years, Caribou Insurance Agency is licensed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. Caribou partnered with PointeNorth in early 2014 to expand   Continue reading →

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Georgia Insurance Agencies ICM and PointeNorth Insurance Group to Merge

Atlanta- January 29, 2015 PointeNorth Insurance Group and Insurance Counseling & Management, Inc. (ICM) are joining forces. Effective February 1, 2015, the company will operate as PointeNorth Insurance Group. The merger is the first of the year for PointeNorth and continues the insurance agency’s strategy of seeking like-minded partners with complementary offerings. Along with over 1,800 households and business clients, Insurance Counseling & Management, Inc. will bring an additional location in the metropolitan Atlanta area to the PointeNorth portfolio. Established in the 1920’s, the agency has provided over 80 years of insurance and financial services expertise in its “Beyond Protection”   Continue reading →

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PointeNorth Insurance Group LLC Announces First Alabama Transaction

Caribou Insurance Agency Inc. has joined Atlanta-based PointeNorth Insurance Group LLC. Effective May 1, 2014, Caribou Insurance Agency Inc., located in Birmingham, Alabama, now operates as Caribou Insurance Agency, a member of PointeNorth Insurance Group LLC. The acquisition is the third transaction in the first half of the year for PointeNorth, continuing the insurance agency’s growth strategy within the independent agency distribution system. Caribou Insurance Agency Inc. is a highly regarded boutique commercial transportation agency, specializing in independently owned and operated trucking businesses throughout the Southeast.  “With Caribou Insurance Agency joining our portfolio of companies, we continue to broaden the   Continue reading →

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Georgia Insurance Agencies Taylor, Turner & Hartsfield and PointeNorth Insurance Group to Merge

PointeNorth Insurance Group and Taylor, Turner & Hartsfield Insurance are joining forces. Effective March 1, 2014, the company will operate as PointeNorth Insurance Group. The merger is the second transaction of the quarter for PointeNorth and continues the insurance agency’s strategy of seeking like-minded partners with complementary offerings. Along with 4,300 plus households and business clients, Taylor, Turner & Hartsfield brings additional locations in Cumming and Dawsonville. Established in 1988, the agency has brought a depth of insurance and financial services expertise in its community-based approach to its clients.

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Pamela Riley Joins PointeNorth Insurance Group as CFO

Pam Riley

Hire adds strategic value to firm’s aggressive organic growth and acquisition strategy PointeNorth Insurance Group LLC, one of Georgia’s largest locally owned independent insurers, has hired Pamela Riley to serve as chief financial officer. Riley, who has two decades of financial leadership and strategy experience, comes to PointeNorth as the agency ramps up M&A activity. Her hire comes a month after PointeNorth acquired Dillon Insurance Services. Riley has strategic-development experience with local governments, startups, nonprofits such as American Diabetes Association and Fortune 500 companies such as The Home Depot. Most recently, Riley served as a director of Finance, Administration and   Continue reading →

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Georgia Insurance Agency Dillon Insurance Services Merges with PointeNorth

PointeNorth Insurance Group, LLC and Dillon Insurance Services, Inc. have joined forces. Effective January 1, 2014, the company will operate as PointeNorth Insurance Group. The merger is the second transaction in the past year for PointeNorth, continuing the insurance agency’s growth strategy of seeking like-minded partners with complementary offerings. Dillon Insurance Services, Inc. brings a continued emphasis on commercial and surety products and services. “Keith Dillon and his staff have a strong history of serving the insurance needs of the metropolitan Atlanta construction industry,” said PointeNorth CEO Bill Skeeles. “This positions us to continue adding depth to the solutions we   Continue reading →

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PointeNorth Walks for Charity, Fitness and Fun

Young women walking across a bridge

On June 1st PointeNorth headed to the beach! Encouraged by our group health provider, we distributed pedometers, laced up comfortable shoes and started moving. For the next 90 days, participating associates will assemble into teams, count their steps and monitor their progress. Team mileage will be tracked on a map to our favorite beach and the team that logs in the most steps will win a donation to their favorite charity. Activity is important to the physical and mental well being of all associates and wellness programs are being adopted by many business owners to support their greatest asset, their   Continue reading →

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