FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, (December 13, 2016) – Gateway-Acentria Insurance announced today a finalized merger with Key West Insurance Agency, located at 646 United Street, Suite 1 in Key West, FL. Established in 1943, Key West Insurance specializes in personal and business insurance. Key West Insurance will operate under their existing corporation name with the same friendly, professional team members and become a subsidiary agency of Gateway-Acentria Insurance, which is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale.
“The team at Key West Insurance was eager to partner with Gateway-Acentria Insurance as both entities share the common objective of working diligently to guarantee positive results and meaningful relationships with our clients,” stated Darlene Cullen, President of Key West Insurance. Cullen continues “This partnership complements our existing business and expands our services while continuing to demonstrate our commitment to our customers.”
“The strategic decision to acquire Key West Insurance aligns well with our short and long-term business goals for our overall organization,” commented Kevin Mason, President of Acentria Insurance, the parent company for Gateway-Acentria and subsidiaries. “This addition will expand our organizational footprint across the Southeastern United States. As we welcome the Key West Insurance team into our family, we will provide their customers with the broad resources and capabilities that Gateway-Acentria has to offer. I would like to commend Ms. Cullen and her team on the great company and reputation they have built in the lower Keys,” concluded Mason.
About Key West Insurance
Key West Insurance was established in 1943 with Henrietta E. Stevens serving as the owner since 1984. Located in the heart of Old Town Key West, near the historic Duval Street business district, Key West Insurance specializes in personal and business insurance. For more information visit online at KeyWestInsurance.com.
About Gateway-Acentria Insurance
Gateway-Acentria Insurance is a full-service independent insurance agency who works with several national and regional carriers. With locations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, the company offers a complete range of protection for both individual and businesses to provide for all of their insurance needs.
Gateway-Acentria Insurance is a subsidiary company of Acentria Insurance. Acentria Insurance maintains a corporate office in Destin, Florida and has over 20 offices across the State of Florida and southeast region. For more information call 800.940.5501 or visit online at www.GatewayAcentria.com.
About Acentria Insurance
Acentria Insurance is a full-service independent insurance agency who works with several national and regional carriers. The company offers a complete range of protection for both individual and businesses to provide for all of their insurance needs. While maintaining a corporate office in Destin, Florida, Acentria has over 20 offices across the State of Florida and southeast region. Acentria Insurance is the parent company for subsidiary agencies: Advanced Comp, Gateway-Acentria Insurance,Tim Shaw Insurance, Acentria and Key West Insurance Agency. For more information call 866.374.5084 or visit online at www.Acentria.com.