Regions Insurance, one of the nations largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage and insurance products and services, hired Mike Breedlove to lead the company’s new 10-person team in Atlanta. 

Breedlove, who came from a 20-year career at W.S. Pharr and Co., has 25 years of experience in the insurance market.

Breedlove will use his veteran expertise in transportation, contracting, manufacturing and employee benefits to lead the new office staff. 

He is also a member of the University of Mississippi Risk Management and Insurance advisory board.

"We are excited to extend the geographic presence of Regions Insurance and I'm pleased to have Mike and his experienced team on board to meet the insurance needs of companies across Georgia," said Curren Coco, president and CEO  of Regions Insurance Group.

"Establishing an Atlanta office allows us to service all commercial needs in one of the largest markets in the Southeast and continue our growth as a dominant, full line regional broker."