First Insurance Announces Partnership with Shepherd Insurance

May 4, 2022

Carmi, IL – First Insurance is excited to announce they have partnered with Shepherd Insurance to offer additional benefits to their clients. This merger enhances the services offered by First Insurance and their staff. Their risk management services include personal insurance, business insurance, employee benefits and financial services.

“We are excited about the future and look forward to the many opportunities that are going to be presented to our clients and employees,” states Nikki Roser, President & CEO of First Bank. “We know it is the right decision to join Shepherd Insurance to continue our legacy of protecting the communities that we serve.”

First Insurance has been in business for over 22 years. Since 1999, they have worked with the Carmi, Mount Carmel and Grayville communities. The agencies will remain a part of the Carmi and Mount Carmel communities, and the staff will remain. The other Shepherd offices will provide customer support to the Grayville customers and community. In Carmi, the office will move across the street and become part of the local Shepherd office. Shepherd also has offices throughout southern Indiana. For a complete listing of locations, visit

“We are so excited to welcome the team of First Insurance Agency into the Shepherd Family,” said Shepherd Insurance CEO Quinn Shepherd. “We believe that First Insurance’s customer service and local market expertise align perfectly with the Shepherd culture, and we couldn’t be prouder to partner with them to continue to serve these communities.”

For over 45 years, Shepherd Insurance has been providing risk management solutions for the unique situations in life. Headquartered in Carmel, Indiana, Shepherd has access to over 200 insurance carriers that build custom insurance coverage for businesses and families throughout the country.

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About Shepherd Insurance

Shepherd Insurance was started in Carmel, Indiana in 1977 and now employs over 400 professionals. With 35 offices in six states, Shepherd is a privately-owned and operated agency that writes business in all 50 states. Shepherd has earned consistent industry recognition, such as #1 Top Workplace, INC 5000 Fastest Growing Companies and Top Elite Insurance Agencies by Insurance Business America.