UIS HISTORY

Timeline

The team at UIS is thankful for the privilege to have served you – 
our clients and friends for the past 94 years.

COMPANY FOUNDATION

1924
UIS Insurance & Investments was originally established in Tiffin in 1924 by Scott Garrett, with Rex Felton, Sr. joining the firm in 1928.

DRIVING GROWTH

1950's
William (Bill) C. Felton began his insurance career with the agency in 1950. Bill Felton became the driving force behind the growth of the property & casualty agency through the 50’s and well into the 90’s.

UNITED INSURANCE SERVICE

1966
The agency was incorporated as United Insurance Service in 1966.
UIS Building in 1982

NEW OFFICE

1982
In 1982, the office was moved to its present location at 51 South Washington Street in Tiffin, Ohio.

REORGANIZATION

1984
UIS went through a reorganization in 1984, with the purchase of the agency by Bill from his four partners. Michael (Mitch) Felton and Brian Smith joined UIS that year, with John Kobelt and Chuck Ritzler joining the organization in 1986.
Through numerous agency acquisitions and through a growing book of referred clients UIS is seen as one of the fastest growing agencies in Northwest Ohio.
 The convenient community-based offices allow UIS to maintain that “Main Street” home- town touch while being backed by professionals who make it their passion to specialize in a chosen insurance or investment field. If an expert is needed in a line of business, most likely UIS has the right person to assist with accomplishing the ultimate goal, “the protection of your livelihood and your most precious assets”
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