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Our Company Timeline

PointeNorth’s story began over 50 years ago, and with years of evolution, growth and expansion, our timeline showcases where we started and where we are today.

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1960

1996

2001

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2007

2009

2011

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2019

2020

2021

2022

2023

2024

Stevenson, Shockley, Stevenson founded in Decatur, GA.

The Rohrabaugh Company founded in Atlanta, GA.

The Rohrabaugh Co. acquired by financial services holding company, North Point Group, forming TRC Insurance Services.

Northwest Insurance Agency and Dean & Tanner Insurance acquired by North Point Group.

Madden & Madden join TRC Insurance Services through acquisition by North Point Group.

Merritt-McKenzie acquired by First Horizon Insurance Atlanta and North Point Group acquires Peach City Partners, dba L.P. Baker Agency.

North Point Group acquires assets of Stevenson, Shockley Stevenson, forming TRC Stevenson.

December: TRC Stevenson acquires certain property and casualty assets of Merritt-McKenzie from First Horizon Atlanta, forming PointeNorth Insurance Group.

PointeNorth Insurance Group is named one of Atlanta’s top 10 property and casualty insurance brokers and agents by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

PointeNorth Insurance Group acquires Hodges & Associates, Risk Management Continuum and Smith Insurance Services in spring of 2011. Hodges & Associates allows PointeNorth to significantly expand its employee-benefit program.

Love, Douglas & Pope, Inc. joins PointeNorth Insurance Group in June of 2011. LDPI brings a location in Alpharetta as well as its highly regarded franchise program to the PointeNorth portfolio. Operating in 47 states, the Franchise Program targets many types of franchise systems, including fast casual dining restaurants and retail and service franchises.

PointeNorth Insurance Group secures a capital source that positions it to increase the pace and scope of mergers and acquisitions.

W.S. Pharr and PointeNorth Insurance Group merge effective March 1st, operating as PointeNorth Insurance Group.

Dillon Insurance Services, Inc. joins PointeNorth Insurance Group effective January 1, 2014.

PointeNorth Insurance Group and Taylor, Turner & Hartsfield merge effective March 1, 2014, operating as PointeNorth Insurance Group adding a location in Cumming, GA.

Caribou Insurance Agency, Inc. joins PointeNorth Insurance Group as its first Alabama partner effective May 1, 2014, expanding the PointeNorth portfolio to include a commercial transportation practice operating under the Caribou Insurance Agency brand.

PointeNorth Insurance Group acquires Insurance Counseling & Management (ICM), effective February 1, 2015, continuing to operate as PointeNorth Insurance Group. This transaction marks the first of the year and continues to further PointeNorth’s commitment to the Independent Agency system and its customers.

Debra LaVelle, Inc., merges with PointeNorth Insurance Groups Benefits Division effective October 1, 2015. This partnership continues PointeNorth’s commitment to offer employee benefit solutions to businesses throughout the US.

McNeal Agency joins the PointeNorth portfolio, operating under the McNeal brand from locations in Warner Robins and Byron, GA. PointeNorth Insurance Group, Caribou Insurance Agency and McNeal Agency form PointeNorth Alliance™, leveraging resources and products to better serve their clients and communities.

PointeNorth Insurance Group acquires Cord & Wilburn, a Commercial Lines Agency focused on the Garage and Automotive Services Industry. Cord & Wilburn continue to operate under the PointeNorth brand.

PointeNorth expands its transportation insurance division with the addition of Benton & Parker in August of 2017, with offices in Gainesville, Georgia and Greenville, South Carolina. Benton & Parker continue to operate under the Benton & Parker brand, servicing customers throughout the Southeast.

Halloran Risk Advisors, LLC. joins PointeNorth Insurance Group effective November 1st and continues operation under the PointeNorth Brand. HRA’s Commercial Lines and High Net Worth Personal Lines focus reinforces PointeNorth’s commitment to both markets.

PointeNorth Insurance Group acquires Berger & O’Neal Insurance Group and Holmes-Shaw Agency, reinforcing the depth of the solutions and programs PNIG offers its customers. Holmes-Shaw Agency increases PNIG’s position in employee benefits through a quality association program and Berger & O’Neal broadens its Property & Casualty reach through its affluent personal insurance programs and various commercial program endorsements.

PointeNorth continues expansion in the Southeast with the Alabama acquisitions of Iron Mountain Insurance in February 2020, The Stastka Agency in July 2020, and The Myrick Agency in November 2020. Georgia-based D&G Insurance also joined PointeNorth in November 2020, adding to its Transportation Agency portfolio.

PointeNorth Insurance Group continues to expand its transportation practice with the acquisition of Alexander, Heath and Walker in Barnesville, GA in June of 2021. Alabama Insurance Exchange (AIE) joins PointeNorth in December 2021. As its sixth Alabama location, the acquisition of AIE further expands upon PointeNorth’s commercial insurance and personal insurance services.

The Forthe Agency joins PointeNorth Insurance Group and expands its metro-Atlanta footprint with its location in Snellville, GA.

Cooper Insurance & Associates joins PointeNorth Insurance Group’s transportation practice with a focus on non-fleet insurance throughout the southeast. Located in McDonough, Georgia, Cooper is the third non-fleet location after the consolidation of the Barnesville and Zebulon, GA non-fleet locations in early 2023.

PointeNorth Insurance Group acquires two agency partners and books of business in January of 2024. Valdosta Insurance Services and Southern Insurance Advisors both focus on property and casualty, employee benefits and individual life insurance. Located in metro Atlanta, Southern Insurance Advisors will operate under the PointeNorth brand. Valdosta Insurance Services will be the keystone to PointeNorth’s build out of its southern Georgia and Northern Florida operations and operate under its current brand. The Book of Business acquisitions add significant presence in PointeNorth’s Fleet Transportation and Last Mile and Parcel Delivery practices and will operate under the PointeNorth brand.

1947

Stevenson, Shockley, Stevenson founded in Decatur, GA.

1960

The Rohrabaugh Company founded in Atlanta, GA.

1996

The Rohrabaugh Co. acquired by financial services holding company, North Point Group, forming TRC Insurance Services.

2001

Northwest Insurance Agency and Dean & Tanner Insurance acquired by North Point Group.

2002

Madden & Madden join TRC Insurance Services through acquisition by North Point Group.

2007

Merritt-McKenzie acquired by First Horizon Insurance Atlanta and North Point Group acquires Peach City Partners, dba L.P. Baker Agency.

2009

North Point Group acquires assets of Stevenson, Shockley Stevenson, forming TRC Stevenson.

December: TRC Stevenson acquires certain property and casualty assets of Merritt-McKenzie from First Horizon Atlanta, forming PointeNorth Insurance Group.

2011

PointeNorth Insurance Group is named one of Atlanta’s top 10 property and casualty insurance brokers and agents by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

PointeNorth Insurance Group acquires Hodges & Associates, Risk Management Continuum and Smith Insurance Services in spring of 2011. Hodges & Associates allows PointeNorth to significantly expand its employee-benefit program.

Love, Douglas & Pope, Inc. joins PointeNorth Insurance Group in June of 2011. LDPI brings a location in Alpharetta as well as its highly regarded franchise program to the PointeNorth portfolio. Operating in 47 states, the LDPI Franchise Program targets many types of franchise systems, including fast casual dining restaurants and retail and service franchises.

2012

PointeNorth Insurance Group secures a capital source that positions it to increase the pace and scope of mergers and acquisitions.

2013

W.S. Pharr and PointeNorth Insurance Group merge effective March 1st, operating as PointeNorth Insurance Group.

2014

Dillon Insurance Services, Inc. joins PointeNorth Insurance Group effective January 1, 2014.

PointeNorth Insurance Group and Taylor, Turner & Hartsfield merge effective March 1, 2014, operating as PointeNorth Insurance Group adding a location in Cumming, GA.

Caribou Insurance Agency, Inc. joins PointeNorth Insurance Group as its first Alabama partner effective May 1, 2014, expanding the PointeNorth portfolio to include a commercial transportation practice operating under the Caribou Insurance Agency brand.

2015

PointeNorth Insurance Group acquires Insurance Counseling & Management (ICM), effective February 1, 2015, continuing to operate as PointeNorth Insurance Group. This transaction marks the first of the year and continues to further PointeNorth’s commitment to the Independent Agency system and its customers.

Debra LaVelle, Inc., merges with PointeNorth Insurance Groups Benefits Division effective October 1, 2015. This partnership continues PointeNorth’s commitment to offer employee benefit solutions to businesses throughout the US.

2016

McNeal Agency joins the PointeNorth portfolio, operating under the McNeal brand from locations in Warner Robins and Byron, GA. PointeNorth Insurance Group, Caribou Insurance Agency and McNeal Agency form PointeNorth Alliance™, leveraging resources and products to better serve their clients and communities.

2017

PointeNorth Insurance Group acquires Cord & Wilburn, a Commercial Lines Agency focused on the Garage and Automotive Services Industry. Cord & Wilburn continue to operate under the PointeNorth brand.

PointeNorth expands its transportation insurance division with the addition of Benton & Parker in August of 2017, with offices in Gainesville, Georgia and Greenville, South Carolina. Benton & Parker continue to operate under the Benton & Parker brand, servicing customers throughout the Southeast.

Halloran Risk Advisors, LLC. joins PointeNorth Insurance Group effective November 1st and continues operation under the PointeNorth Brand. HRA’s Commercial Lines and High Net Worth Personal Lines focus reinforces PointeNorth’s commitment to both markets.

2019

PointeNorth Insurance Group acquires Berger & O’Neal Insurance Group and Holmes-Shaw Agency, reinforcing the depth of the solutions and programs PNIG offers its customers. Holmes-Shaw Agency increases PNIG’s position in employee benefits through a quality association program and Berger & O’Neal broadens its Property & Casualty reach through its affluent personal insurance programs and various commercial program endorsements.

2020

PointeNorth continues expansion in the Southeast with the Alabama acquisitions of Iron Mountain Insurance in February 2020, The Stastka Agency in July 2020, and The Myrick Agency in November 2020. Georgia-based D&G Insurance also joined PointeNorth in November 2020, adding to its Transportation Agency portfolio.

2021

PointeNorth Insurance Group continues to expand its transportation practice with the acquisition of Alexander, Heath and Walker in Barnesville, GA on 6/1/2021. Alabama Insurance Exchange (AIE) joins PointeNorth in December 2021. As its sixth Alabama location, the acquisition of AIE further expands upon PointeNorth’s commercial insurance and personal insurance services.

2022

The Forthe Agency joins PointeNorth Insurance Group and expands its metro-Atlanta footprint with its location in Snellville, GA.

2023

Cooper Insurance & Associates joins PointeNorth Insurance Group’s transportation practice with a focus on non-fleet insurance throughout the southeast. Located in McDonough, Georgia, Cooper is the third non-fleet location after the consolidation of the Barnesville and Zebulon, GA non-fleet locations in early 2023.

 

2024

PointeNorth Insurance Group acquires two agency partners and books of business in January of 2024. Valdosta Insurance Services and Southern Insurance Advisors both focus on property and casualty, employee benefits and individual life insurance. Located in metro Atlanta, Southern Insurance Advisors will operate under the PointeNorth brand. Valdosta Insurance Services will be the keystone to PointeNorth’s build out of its southern Georgia and Northern Florida operations and operate under its current brand. The Book of Business acquisitions add significant presence in PointeNorth’s Fleet Transportation and Last Mile and Parcel Delivery practices and will operate under the PointeNorth brand.

Testimonials

Reasonably priced insurance products added with great customer service is a win for me. Also, timely communication from my agent is also a big plus.

Cheryl B.,

Customer since 2012

I've always had any questions answered in a manner I understand. They always have the best solution for me needs.

Customer since 2001

Great customer service.

Customer since 2017

Always returns calls and answer questions personally and professionally.

Jo B.,

customer since 2009

Attention to detail and response time

Nathan B.,

customer since 2020

Very helpful for finding the policy and price I need. A trustworthy company.

Customer since 2019