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    Sloan Insurance Center

    August 2018

    Sloan Insurance Center Group photoPlease Join Us in Congratulating Sloan Insurance Center as August’s Logan County Chamber Entrepreneur & Business of the Month.

    Sloan Insurance Center is a local independent insurance agency representing over 30 of Ohio’s leading companies. They offer custom coverage options for all lines of business including Home, Auto, Farm, Investment Properties, Business, Life, Disability, Medicare Supplement, and Group Health. Sloan has been operating in Logan County for over 90 years and has been a Logan County Chamber of Commerce member for over 60 years.

    In 1928, Sloan began operations as a partnership called Pearce and Sloan Insurance. Later the name was changed to Sloan Insurance and was operated solely by Alan Sloan. In the mid-50’s, Alan’s son, Richard, joined the agency. Richard (Dick) and his wife Winnie ran the agency until 1996. Sloan was then sold to Larry Mawhorr and Marsha Young, and under their management, Sloan expanded to have office locations in West Liberty & North Lewisburg in addition to Bellefontaine. In 2016 Sloan Insurance merged with another locally respected insurance agency, Nu Insurance Center, which was owned by Kathy & Chuck Yule and previously by Kathy’s father, Richard Smith, a lifelong resident of Bellefontaine. The agency name then becoming, Sloan Insurance Center. Also, in 2016, Sloan Insurance Center joined the Ohio Insurance & Financial Services family in order to offer additional products and services. Therefore, providing Sloan’s clients with one of the widest selection of competitive insurance products in the area

    Sloan Insurance Center has a professional staff of eight agents working in the Bellefontaine and North Lewisburg Offices. Michelle Harrington, Marsha Young, Joanne Fullenkamp, Susan Woodard and Kathy & Chuck Yule have a combined experience of over 200 years working in insurance, almost all of it in Logan County. Many of Sloan’s Agents have earned their CISR designations, which is a Nationally recognized insurance industry credential providing enhanced practical training and specialized expertise in Insurance. Our newest agents Myranda Elizabeth Joseph and Shawna Moore are both graduates of the Logan County Leadership Program. Myranda Elizabeth Joseph is also in the process of earning the prestigious CPCU insurance designation along with her B.S. in Insurance Studies. Shawna Moore is actively involved in the local community in such highly respected organizations as the Bellefontaine Rotary Club.

    Sloan Insurance has been recognized with many achievements by their company partners including Grange Insurance Senior Partner Plus status, Platinum Level Agency with Progressive, Preferred Agency Status with Wyandot Mutual, Wayne Insurance Group Winner’s Circle Member, Donegal Insurance Agency of Distinction, Woodville Mutual’s largest agency in Ohio, and recently celebrated a 50-year anniversary representing Auto-Owners Insurance Company in Bellefontaine.

    When asked why they chose to do business in Logan County, Sloan responded, “Fortunately, the location of Logan County was selected for us by our predecessors, and they could not have made a better choice. Logan County is a thriving community and we couldn’t ask for a more welcoming place to be originally established and currently do business in.” Sloan Insurance Center wants the community to know that they are more than just an insurance agency; they are your Insurance Family who will be there on your worst days and help wherever they can. We’re glad they have been with us for 60 years as Chamber members. They believe it’s simply good practice to be active supporters of your local community, especially the Chamber of Commerce. We appreciate Sloan Insurance Center for being such loyal members and hope they know their efforts in strengthening our community are greatly appreciated.

    1413 s. Main St.—Suite 1
    Bellefontaine, OH 43311
    (937) 592-4856