Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. Receives Endorsement from Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia, Inc.

Oak Ridge, TN, December 02, 2011 --( Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. (AUI) is proud to announce that it has received the endorsement from the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia (IIAG) to be the exclusively endorsed workers’ compensation provider for their 660 member agencies.

“The Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia is one of the most esteemed insurance organizations in the country. We are happy to have received their endorsement and look forward to working with their member agencies,” says Bob Arowood, President of Appalachian Underwriters, Inc.

“IIAG is proud to endorse Appalachian Underwriters for all of their workers’ compensation offerings. On a recent visit to the headquarters in Oak Ridge, TN, I was very impressed by AUI’s facilities and team. We look forward to working more closely with this organization. We are extremely confident that Appalachian will be extremely capable of assisting our members with their work comp needs,” said Aubie Knight, CIC, CRM; CEO of Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia, Inc.

With the ever-changing insurance landscape in Georgia, many agents have lost a number of their carrier outlets. AUI is prepared to fill that void with their offering in Georgia, Bulldog Comp. The program is focused on hard-to-place types of accounts such as carpentry, millwrights, excavation, short-haul trucking, accounts with height exposure up to 40 feet and much more. Through this aggressive program, AUI can accept accounts with experience modification factors up to a 1.50. Online rating capabilities are available to agents by visiting

For additional information on the program or the endorsement, please feel free to contact Garland Byrd at 888-376-9633, ext 1005 or by email at

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. is a full service MGA, providing independent insurance agents a National wholesale outlet to multiple specialized markets for Workers’ Compensation, Commercial Specialty, and Personal Lines of insurance. For more information about Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. please visit

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc.
Jillian Crownover
(865) 481-7060