News

We've merged with Harding Benefits Consulting!

October 2016
Roy Riley, President of Peel & Holland, and Kelly Harding, President of Harding Benefits Consulting, have announced the merger of their agencies.

Business Tips: It’s not the book, it’s the business

March 2016
Peel & Holland is in the vanguard of an exciting new trend for employee benefit firms: A business-solutions approach concerned with a broad swath of the employer’s business issues. This approach transitions an insurance broker into the role of adviser, eventually to become that much-discussed trusted adviser as you continue to bring value, insight and solutions to the client.

Celebrating 90 Years with $90 Donations: Marshall County Caring Needline

January 2015
For Carolyn Dowdy's $90 Charity of Choice donation, she has elected the Marshall County Caring Needline, a Food Bank for the residents of Marshall County.

Celebrating 90 Years with $90 Donations: Shriners Hospitals for Children- St. Louis

January 2015
To celebrate our 90th Anniversary, each team member was given $90 to donate to the charity of their choice. For Steve Gregov's $90 Charity of Choice, he has chosen Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Peel & Holland Welcomes Barbara Baker

October 2014
We are excited to welcome Barbara Baker to our Peel & Holland team!

Peel & Holland Welcomes Jill Lewis

September 2014
Jill Lewis has joined Peel & Holland as a Benefits Risk Advisor. She has worked in insurance for the past 10 years. She assisted clients with their life, health, property & casualty insurance needs for a national carrier for several years, then worked as an independent contractor to provide crop insurance to clients.

Peel & Holland named Best Practices Agency again in 2014

September 2014
Peel & Holland has once again been named part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) “Best Practices” Study Group.

Career Opportunity Available: Commercial Lines Account Manager

August 2014
We are excited to announce that we are searching to fill the position of Commercial Lines Account Manager at Peel & Holland.

Peel & Holland Reopens Murray Office After Downtown Fire

August 2014
We are pleased to announce that, after closing our Murray office because of the fire in Downtown Murray on July 23rd, we have reopened our office at a temporary location, located in the Northpointe Professional Office Complex at 1712 Highway 121 North, Suite C.

Celebrating 90 Years with $90 Donations: Four Rivers Behavioral Health Center for Integrated Supports

July 2014
For Perry Myers' $90 Charity of Choice, he has chosen Four Rivers Behavioral Health Center for Integrated Supports. Perry chose this organization because it is one of the few organizations in our region providing services, education, employment assistance, and social activities to mentally ill and emotionally disabled children and adults in our area.

Peel & Holland Named Among IBA's Elite Agencies

June 2014
“We’re really excited to be able to bring this well-respected international award to the US. It gives the industry the opportunity to recognize those agencies that are really standouts—not just for sheer volume but for innovation, client service and many other important factors,” said Cathy Masek, vice president of Key Media International, US.

Celebrating 90 Years with $90 Donations: Murray/Calloway County Special Olympics

June 2014
For Kenny Roth's $90 Charity of Choice donation, he has elected the Murray/Calloway County Special Olympics. Their mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities by giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Celebrating 90 Years with $90 Donations: Cassidy's Cause Therapeutic Riding Academy

April 2014
For Lindsay Burkeen's $90 Charity of Choice donation, she has selected Cassidy's Cause Therapeutic Riding Academy.

Peel & Holland Welcomes Kenny Roth

April 2014
Kenny Roth recently joined Benton-based insurance agency Peel & Holland as Director of Opportunities. Kenny is responsible for creating new client relationships and using his coaching and business experience to benefit Peel & Holland and its clients.

Celebrating 90 Years with $90 Donations: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

April 2014
For Sharon Watkin's $90 Charity of Choice donation, she has selected the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. JDRF is a major charitable organization dedicated to funding Type 1 diabetes research.

Peel & Holland Celebrates 90 Years with $90 Donations

April 2014
At Peel & Holland, we are committed to giving back to our communities through donation of time, talent and treasure. In celebration of our 90th anniversary, each of our team members was given $90 to donate to the charity of their choice.

Celebrating 90 Years with $90 Donations: Murray Calloway County Needline

April 2014
For Martha Harper's $90 Charity of Choice donation, she has selected the Murray Calloway County Needline.

Peel & Holland Welcomes Steve Gregov

March 2014
Steve Gregov recently joined Peel & Holland, the leading regional insurance and risk advising agency, as Director of Program Business. With more than 20 years of insurance related experience, Steve joined the Peel & Holland as Director of Program Business. Previously serving as the Regional Sales Director for the Cincinnati Insurance Company before joining Warma Witter Kreisler Gregov Insurance Agency, Steve brings unique capabilities in the identification and facilitation of special programs with our insurance carriers

Merry Christmas from Peel & Holland!

December 2013
During this holiday season, the Peel & Holland team would like to express its gratitude to our clients and friends, and send our best wishes for the New Year. We are fortunate to work with wonderful people such as yourself, and extend our sincerest appreciation of you

No-Shave November Contest

December 2013
The gentlemen at Peel & Holland grew it all out for No-Shave November. Now it's your chance to chime in and vote in our No-Shave November contest!

No-Shave November

November 2013
The gentlemen of Peel & Holland have agreed to participate in No-Shave November to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.

FACT or MYTH? You do not have to be a millionaire to be sued for a million dollars.

October 2013
FACT! Everyday individuals with adequate insurance coverage are sued for amounts that are both in excess of their personal liability coverage and also in excess of their personal wealth. Situations where such a lawsuit could occur are common and include, but are certainly not limited to, the following:

OSHA: A Valuable Asset for Small Business Risk Management

October 2013
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, more commonly referred to as OSHA, is an agency of the United States Department of Labor. Many associate red tape and obsolete regulation with this agency however, few business owners fully understand the benefits offered by OSHA and its subsequent services designed to reduce workplace illness, injury, and fatality.

Peel & Holland named IIABA Best Practices Agency!

September 2013
Peel & Holland has been selected to be part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big "I") "Best Practices" Study Group.

The Cost and Removal of Workplace Stress

September 2013
Workplace stress, also referred to as occupational stress, is defined as a “perceived imbalance between the demands made of an employee and the resources they have available to cope with those demands." Four out of five American workers are thought to be affected however; few employers understand the ramifications that this stress has on not only their business, but also their bottom lines.

Marshall County Chamber Biscuits & Business Breakfast

September 2013
Join the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce Biscuits & Business Breakfast on Wednesday, September 18 with guest speakers Heather Elliott of Peel & Holland and Jill Chambers of Kemper CPA Group.

Inform on Reform Webinar: Affordable Care Act Q&A

September 2013
Join us for this live online webinar as Attorney Whitney Wallingford and Benefits Advisor Greg Carlton talk through the top questions and their answers!

Good Management Pays Well

September 2013
What qualifies a company to be considered under good management? How does this measurement affect your policy premiums? It is no surprise that insurance companies seek to partner with risk-avoiding management staffs as those that are committed to reducing their losses are ideal candidates for agencies and providers. To attract partnerships with companies possessing ideal ownership, insurance companies offer an enticing incentive.

Updated IRS Rules for HSAs & Preventive Care

September 2013
On September 10, 2013, the IRS issued Notice 2013-57 modifying the definition of “preventive care” for purposes of the HSA-qualified health plans (aka HDHPs). Essentially, this new guidance removes any potential conflict between the different definitions of preventive care under the ACA and the HSA statutes.

Quarterly HR Webinar: The Hiring Checklist on September 13

September 2013
We are excited to announce our partnership with trusted advisor Capstone Human Resource Services to provide HR professionals in our region with a quarterly webinar on a human resources topic. Randy Fox, Senior Partner at Capstone, will present each of the four sessions. The third webinar in this series will take place on September 13th.

IRS Adopts "Place of Celebration" Rule

September 2013
On August 29, 2013, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued important guidance for employers and employees relating to the impact of the Windsor decision on employee benefit plans.

Employee Engagement through the HCR Process Webinar

September 2013
You may have your health care reform strategy lined out, but have you thought about how to explain it to employees? Are you starting to get questions from them that you're unsure of how to answer? How do you explain your decisions to them while ensuring you can keep your key employees?

Managing Landlord-Tenant Risks

September 2013
Managing rental property can be a rewarding, yet risky business. In addition to many other responsibilities, you must ensure the property is a safe habitat, as you could be liable for lawsuits that arise because of injuries sustained. What steps are you taking to reduce the likelihood of lawsuits?

Offices Closed Labor Day

August 2013
In honor of Labor Day, Peel & Holland's offices will be closed Monday, September 2nd.

Inform on Reform Webinar: Employee Engagement on Aug. 29

August 2013
Our next session of Inform on Reform will be a live online webinar held from 8:30-9:30 a.m. CST on Thursday, August 29th. This month's topic is Employee Engagement through the Health Care Reform Process. Speakers include Jeff Elias, HR Director for Benefit Advisors Network and Randy Fox, Founding Partner of Capstone HR.

Peel & Holland kicks off Attentive Driving Campaign

August 2013
Peel & Holland kicked off an Attentive Driving Campaign on July 30th, during a presentation to Peel & Holland employees and their families. Speakers included Patrol Officer Gretchen Morgan and Captain Donald Hodgson of the Paducah Police Department, as well as Hillary Coltharp, a young woman whose life was dramatically changed due to distracted driving.

Vote for P&H in Murray Ledger & Times Readers' Choice Awards

August 2013
It’s time again to vote for your favorites! Murray Ledger & Times is preparing for the upcoming Readers’ Choice 2013 awards. It’s a fun way to give readers an opportunity to vote for their favorites in a wide range of categories. If Peel & Holland is your favorite insurance agency, we encourage you to place your

Miss a Session of Inform on Reform?

August 2013
If you miss a session of Inform on Reform, visit our website to sign up for Peel & Holland University and gain access to webinar and seminar recordings!

AARP 55 ALIVE Driver Refresher Course

August 2013
Did you know that you can save up to $50 per year, per person, on your auto policy by taking a driving course? The cost to you is only $12 if you are a current AARP member, or $14 for non-AARP members. The credit from taking one course will apply for three to five years depending on the insurance carrier. Anyone may take the class, but you must be 55 or older to qualify for the discount on your automobile insurance policy.

ACA Workshop for Employers with Less Than 50 Employees

August 2013
Peel & Holland is helping present a workshop on the Affordable Care Act and its impact on employers with less than 50 employees this Tuesday, August 13th, at the Purchase Area Development District office in Mayfield.

Mayfield Graves Chamber of Commerce Eggs ‘N Issues

August 2013
Greg Carlton, Peel & Holland’s Senior Vice President Employee Benefits & Wellness, will be speaking at the upcoming Mayfield Graves Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Breakfast, Eggs ‘N Issues. Greg will be speaking on Health Care Reform and the impact of the changes that will be taking place.

Career Opening at Peel & Holland

July 2013
Peel & Holland, the leading regional insurance, employee benefits, and risk consulting firm in Western Kentucky is seeking energetic, positive, professionals to fill an opening for the position of Corporate Wellness Coordinator.

Peel & Holland in Paducah Sun Article

July 2013
In the July 21, 2013 edition of The Paducah Sun, Peel & Holland President, Roy Riley, was interviewed regarding the Affordable Care Act and some of the unintended consequences that are arising because of it.

Inform on Reform Webinar - July 25

July 2013
Our next session of Inform on Reform will be a live online webinar held from 8-9:30 a.m. CST on Thursday, July 25th. This month's topic is Building a Better Benefits Approach.

Introducing Work Comp Webinar Series

July 2013
In this information-packed webinar series, you'll discover a wealth of strategies, insider tips, tools, and more to help you manage your entire workers' compensation plan more effectively. This will provide you with real-world, proven ideas, strategies, and techniques that other successful organizations are putting into practice right now.

Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce Health Care Reform Symposium

June 2013
The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Health Care Reform Symposium on July 11, 2013 from 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Peel & Holland's President, Roy Riley, is a featured panelist.

Next Webinar in HR Series: FMLA - the Old and the New

May 2013
The second webinar in our HR webinar series will be held on Thursday, June 13th, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. CST. This will be a live online webinar.

New Peel & Holland Team Members

May 2013
Peel & Holland is excited to announce the hiring of three new team members, Paige Adams, Sheila Martin and Allison Ragland.

Inform on Reform Webinar - May 15th

May 2013
Our fourth session of Inform on Reform will be a live online webinar held from 9 - 10:00 a.m. CST on Wednesday, May 15th. This month's topic is Navigating the Exchanges. The featured speaker will be Harry Hayes, Director of Small Group and Association Sales, Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

Peel & Holland Helps Raise More than $20,000 for Autism Center

April 2013
Peel & Holland, along with other Keystone Insurers Group partners and carriers, took to the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort golf course in Lexington recently to raise awareness and monetary support for their corporate cause: autism awareness. Together the group raised $20,224, which was donated to the Highlands Center for Autism (HCA), located in Prestonsburg.

Press Release: Peel & Holland Partners with Capstone HR

April 2013
Peel & Holland has partnered with Capstone Human Resource Services to provide strategic human resources consulting to its clients.

Todd Anderson Joins Concert to Spotlight Paducah Music on KET

March 2013
A group of Paducah’s most talented musicians joined forces in a concert that will be airing on Kentucky Life on KET. Todd Anderson, Risk Advisor at Peel & Holland, was a part of this event.

Peel & Holland Partnering with Capstone HR to Provide HR Webinar Series

March 2013
Peel & Holland is partnering with Capstone HR to provide a Human Resources Webinar Series. We invite you to join us for this free series, which will begin on April 4th. Randy Fox of Capstone HR will be discussing Interviewing Do's and Don'ts (with an emphasis on the do's).

Save the Date - Upcoming April Webinars

March 2013
Don’t forget to mark your calendars for our upcoming April webinars. Our Inform on Reform webinar will be April 23rd and the topic is Navigating the Exchanges. April 4th will be the first webinar in our Human Resources series featuring Randy Fox from Capstone HR. The topic is Interviewing Do’s and Don’ts (With an Emphasis on the Do's.)

Now Accepting Resumes

March 2013
To learn more about available positions and to apply online, please visit the careers section of our website.

Peel & Holland Voted Best Insurance Agency in Our Region

March 2013
Peel & Holland has been voted the Best Insurance Agency in our region in The Paducah Sun's Readers' Choice Awards.

Peel & Holland University: Inform on Reform

November 2012
Peel & Holland is launching a new program called Peel & Holland University: Inform on Reform. It is a series of educational components to keep our clients and colleagues informed on health care reform.

Offices Closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving Holiday

November 2012
All Peel & Holland offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23.

Peel & Holland Sponsoring Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

November 2012
The Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a 5k to benefit the Arthritis Foundation and will take place on Saturday, December 8, 9:00 AM at Noble Park.

Doc's Dash 5k was a Success!

October 2012
Doc’s Dash was a success! Peel & Holland teamed up with Marshall County Hospital to host this 5k run/walk in honor of Dr. H.W. Ford and benefiting the Marshall County Hospital Foundation. Thanks to everyone who participated.

Peel & Holland Hosting 5k Run/Walk

September 2012
Peel & Holland is teaming up with Marshall County Hospital to host Doc's Dash - a 5k run/walk in honor of Dr. H.W. Ford and benefiting the Marshall County Hospital Foundation on Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 8 a.m.

Peel & Holland Welcomes New Team Members

July 2012
Peel & Holland is excited to welcome several new team members.

Todd Anderson Earns CRM Designation

May 2012
Certified Risk Managers International recently conferred the designation of Certified Risk Manager (CRM) on a select number of individuals who completed the rigorous five-course program. Peel & Holland Risk Advisor Todd Anderson was one of this elite group of risk management professionals

Peel & Holland Hosting 5k Run/Walk

May 2012
Peel & Holland is teaming up with Marshall County Hospital to host Doc's Dash - a 5k run/walk in honor of Dr. H.W. Ford and benefiting the Marshall County Hospital Foundation on Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 8 a.m.

Mike Young Earns ARM-P and Certified School Risk Manager designations

February 2012
Mike Young, a risk advisor at Peel & Holland, recently earned the certifications of Associate in Risk Management for Public Entities and Certified School Risk Manager.

Peel & Holland Supports National Wear Red Day

February 2012
As part of the American Heart Association's annual National Wear Red Day, the team at Peel & Holland wore red to help raise awareness of heart disease and its effects on women.

Vote for P&H in Paducah Sun's Readers' Choice Awards

January 2012
Pick up a copy of The Paducah Sun on January 23, 24, or 25, to fill out their Readers' Choice Awards ballot and vote Peel & Holland as the Best Insurance Agency.

Peel & Holland Launches New Website

January 2012
Peel & Holland is excited to announce the launch of our new Web site. We invite you to browse and let us know what you think.

Merry Christmas from Peel & Holland

December 2011
Peel & Holland announces donations made in its clients' honor at this most joyous holiday season.

Donation to Leukemia Patient

November 2011
Peel & Holland donated toys to Bae Lawrence, a 6 year old from Murray who was diagnosed with leukemia a little over a month ago.

Congratulation to Heather Elliott & Greg McNutt

October 2011
Congratulations to Peel & Holland Risk Advisors Heather Elliott and Greg McNutt on being recipients of the Keystone Insurers Group Thoroughbred Awards. Peel & Holland's affiliation with Keystone provides numerous benefits to our clients - contact us today to see how Heather, Greg, and the rest of the team at P&H can help YOU!

Open House to be Held at Paducah Office

October 2011
Join us for an Open House at our Paducah Office on Wednesday, November 2, from 10 until 2, with the Chamber presentation at 10:30.

HELP Seminar Held

October 2011
Leaders of local nonprofit organizations attend HELP seminar.

P&H Wears Pink for National Mammography Day

October 2011
Today is National Mammography Day as part of the annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month! The folks at Peel & Holland are encouraging women in the area to get a mammogram, which is the best way to detect breast cancer, by wearing pink. Check out our Benton office pink folks...and schedule your mammogram today!

NICU Mural Unveiled

October 2011
Peel & Holland recently donated $1,500 to Western Baptist Hospital's NICU unit, and a portion of the new Children's Wall at the hospital was dedicated last Thursday.

Merger with Harris & Oliver Announced

October 2011
Peel & Holland recently announced plans to merge with the Harris & Oliver Insurance Agency, located in Paducah.

P&H Volunteers for Soup Kitchen Across KY Day

September 2011
Peel & Holland team members volunteered at the Four Rivers Convenant Church's Community Kitchen today as part of the Independent Insurance Agents of Kentucky's annual Soup Kitchen Across Kentucky Day.

Donation to Western Baptist NICU

September 2011
Peel & Holland presented Western Baptist Hospital with a $1,500 donation for the hospital's new NICU unit.

Rotary Presentation

August 2011
Peel & Holland President Roy Riley spoke at Murray's Rotary Club meeting today about the West Kentucky Regional Chamber Alliance, oh which he is a member of the board.

Congratulations to Greg Carlton - Leadville 100

August 2011
Congratulations to our own Greg Carlton who completed the Leadville 100 Saturday! The Leadville 100 is a 100-mile mountain bike race in the mountains of Colorado. Many call it the most challenging endurance race in the world - over half the participants do not finish the race in a given year. Greg started cycling just over a year ago as part of Peel & Holland's wellness campaign.

Peel & Holland Featured in Rough Notes Magazine

July 2011
We strive to give our clients a wonderful experience, and are utilizing workflow and document management system WorkSmart by Vertafore to help us do so.

Team Members Earn CPR Certifications

July 2011
Nine Peel & Holland team members were recently certified in first aid/CPR/AED by the American Red Cross. They learned basic first aid techniques, how to perform CPR on adults, children, and infants, and how to use an automatic external defibrillator.

3T Outreach Program Launched

June 2011
Peel & Holland has launched its employee-driven community outreach program, 3T Outreach.

Managing Corporate & Personal Brands

June 2011
Our own Greg Carlton published this article in the Four Rivers Business Journal about the importance of cultivating a solid brand both personally and for your business. Click to read more!

Water Station Successful at Paducah Iron Mom

June 2011
P&H team members man a water station at the first running of the Paducah Iron Mom half marathon.

P&H Donates $500 to American Red Cross

June 2011
Director of Business Development Jennifer Revell presented a $500 check from Peel & Holland's 3T Outreach program to the Red Cross of Calloway County.