HATTIESBURG, MS., Dec 16, 2019

SouthGroup Insurance Services – Hattiesburg (“SouthGroup”) announced today the acquisition of Mississippi-based Advantage Insurance Company. The transaction became effective December 1, 2019. Advantage Insurance Company is a property & casualty insurance agency primarily providing Commercial Business Insurance, Homeowners and Automobile Lines focusing on Contractors, Municipalities, Public Entities and Transportation in the South Mississippi and Louisiana area.

Founded by agency leader, Shawna Ouder, Advantage prides itself on close customer relationships and passionate client service. Advantage will continue to operate out of its 4201 US – 11, Picayune, MS 39466 location under the leadership of SouthGroup Insurance Services and Roman Galey.

“We’re extremely excited to partner with Advantage Insurance,” said Roman Galey, President of SouthGroup. “I have had a presence in this community for some years and gained some great relationships. Becoming truly local brings it all together. We have great plans to continue bringing top-level resources and services to this

This transition will provide Advantage and its clients with more resources and trusted insurance companies that best fit their specific needs.

About SouthGroup: 

SouthGroup Insurance Services is an independent insurance agency with twenty-two branch locations throughout Mississippi, including our headquarters in Ridgeland. We also work extensively with clients in Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Alabama, Texas and other states. We have been named a Top 100 Privately-Held Insurance Agencies by Insurance Journal for several consecutive years. Please visit our website at: SouthGroup.net

Agency Media Contact:
Joy Rodrigue