HOW WE BECAME YOUR AGENCY OF CHOICE! 1939: Art Speakman began a Nationwide Insurance Agency serving the Alliance-Sebring-Beloit area. 1970: Ken Franklin received a degree of "Bachelors of Science in Education" from Bowling Green State University. Ken began his short teaching and coaching career in August of the same year. 1974: Ken Franklin began his insurance career with Nationwide Insurance Company, working in Nationwide's Agency Development Program as a company employee agent. At that time Ken was working out of a small room in his house. 1976: Ken Franklin became affiliated with The Speakman Agency in Sebring Ohio. 1977: Mr. Art Speakman retired from Nationwide Insurance and Ken Franklin became the principal agent in the Speakman - Franklin Insurance Agency. 1990: The Speakman - Franklin Insurance Agency became The Kenneth E Franklin Agency, Inc. DBA The Franklin Agency. Through out the years our agency has flourished in the small SW corner of Mahoning County. In 1983 and 1985 we lead the entire Northeastern Ohio Sales Region in Total Auto Insurance Sales. In 1983 we also lead the region in Total Insurance Sales (all lines). We now service policyholders throughout the entire State of Ohio but principally in Mahoning, Stark, Columbiana, Portage and Trumbul Counties. We are extremely grateful to our loyal and faithful customer base. With many of our customers, we extend back two, three or even four generations. To those long-term customers we sincerely say: "THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING US TO SERVICE YOUR INSURANCE NEEDS!"
Ken Franklin received a BS in Education from BGSU in 1970. He was a high school teacher, football and track coach before joining the Nationwide Family in 1974. Ken became affiliated with The Speakman Agency in 1976 and became the principal agent in 1977. Rosalie Van Camp is a life long resident of the Sebring/Beloit area. She attended Stark Technical College. Rosie and her husband Craig have two children, Ashley and Jonathon.
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