Shuford's niche products and mid-Atlantic location is expected to complement Arthur's Southeastern region

Arthur J Gallagher & Co, an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, has acquired Shuford Insurance Agency, in Concord, North Carolina.

Shuford Insurance Agency’s Knox Hillman and his associates will continue to operate in their Concord location under the direction of Mitchel Brashier, Southeastern regional manager of Gallagher’s retail property/casualty brokerage operations.

Patrick Gallagher, chairman, president and CEO, said: Shuford Insurance Agency is a great example of what we look for in a merger partner. Over the last 70 years, their team has built an outstanding reputation for their depth of expertise and dedicated client service.

“Their specialized niche products and their mid-Atlantic location will be wonderful complements to our Southeastern region. We are pleased to welcome Knox and his team to our growing Gallagher family of professionals.

Shuford Insurance Agency is an independent insurance agency offering personal and commercial property/casualty insurance products and services to their clients throughout the Eastern US.