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Kip Bouknight Joins Insurance Office of America’s Team in South Carolina

April 13, 2020
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Kip Bouknight — Commercial Lines Producer

COLUMBIA, S.C. (April 13, 2020) – Insurance Office of America (IOA) is pleased to welcome Kip Bouknight to its growing South Carolina team. Kip joins IOA as a commercial lines producer serving out of its Columbia, South Carolina, branch office.

“We’re excited to add a professional like Kip to our expanding team in South Carolina. His industry expertise coupled with a keen focus on our clients’ success is a perfect fit for IOA,” said IOA Regional President Rob Motley.

Kip brings a proven track record of success and knowledge to IOA. Before joining IOA, he served as a vice president for McGriff Insurance Services, a subsidiary of BB&T Insurance Holdings, and a business insurance agent with BB&T. His start in the insurance industry began as a sales executive for Hub International.

Kip earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of South Carolina-Columbia, where he was a baseball standout, later playing nine years professionally with five different major league organizations. He brings the skills he learned as a professional athlete—discipline, dedication, hard work, drive, teamwork, and more—to his approach in creating customized risk management and insurance solutions for his clients.

To contact Kip for your insurance needs, he can be reached at (803) 978-1906 or email



Insurance Office of America (IOA) is a full-service insurance agency founded in 1988 by John Ritenour and Valli Ritenour. It is one of the fastest-growing independent agencies in the United States. IOA is ranked 13th on Insurance Journal’s 2019 Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies report and 23rd on Business Insurance’s 2019 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business list. IOA was named a National Underwriter Agency of the Year in 2018. Headquartered in Longwood, Florida, part of the greater Orlando community, IOA has more than 1,200 associates located in over 60 offices in the U.S. and London. For more information, visit


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