Keystone Insurers Group, a US based independent insurance agency, has selected Kaye Garruto as its Georgia state vice president.

Announcing the appointment, Keystone’s vice president of client services Lea Ann Hawk said that the appointment of Garruto as Georgia state vice president will give a boost to its underwriting business in the region.

"We are thrilled to have someone with Kaye’s qualifications join the Keystone team," Hawk said.

"She has a history of success and brings a wealth of relationships, knowledge and experience to Keystone. Her depth of expertise in field operations and commercial programs has earned her a solid reputation and will be instrumental as she takes the lead in our Georgia expansion."

Most recently, Garruto was acting as the vice president of underwriting for FCCI Insurance Group’s Atlanta regional office.

Over 22 years of diversified underwriting expertise, Garruto started her career with ITT-Hartford Group in Charlotte and was managing general agent (MGA) manager of Royal SunAlliance’s National Program Division.

Headquartered in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, Keystone Insurers Group is owned by its franchise partners and employees in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, Indiana and Ohio.