History of Powell & Meadows Insurance Agency, INC.
Mr. W.T. Askew begins writing insurance policies for Home Insurance Company of New York.
Mr. Askew sells company to Sam Pickering.
Pickering & Powell is founded when Mr. Pickering is joined by Frank Powell.
After 42 years of various name changes as partners came & went, the company is given today’s current name of Powell & Meadows Insurance Agency when Mike Meadows joins.
Frank Powell retires & Mike Meadows becomes the sole owner.
Powell & Meadows moves from the old Smith County Bank Building on Main Street to a new building on 608 Main Street. The building is shared between Powell & Meadows & Carthage Flower Shop.
Gordon Oldham Insurance Agency merges with Powell & Meadows.
Powell & Meadows moves into a larger building at 910 North Main Street.
Agencies of Draper Sircy & Thomas Amonette are acquired by Powell & Meadows.
Philip Piper joins Powell & Meadows after working for USF&G Insurance Company in Nashville & Bennett & Edwards Insurance Agency in Kingsport.
Powell & Meadows acquires 3 agencies in Lafayette, TN.
Powell & Meadows opens office in Lebanon, TN.
Powell and Meadows Insurance opens a Lebanon location
Phillip Piper becomes a Vice President.
Mike Meadows retires leaving Phillip PIper President of Powell and Meadows Insurance Agency.
Raymond Edwards joins Powell & Meadows.
Ray Edwards becomes a Vice President.
In order to enhance existing life & health insurance products, as well as provide financial & investment services, Powell & Meadows acquires Underwood Financial Services.
Jernigan & Cage Insurance in Portland, TN is purchased by Powell & Meadows.
Chip Piper becomes a Vice President.