For Immediate Release

Columbus, OH (February 27, 2017) – Gem Young Insurance and Financial Services, Inc. has been recognized by Grange Insurance as a top-performing independent insurance agency, earning Grange’s prestigious Leadership Circle designation for excellence in 2016.

The Leadership Circle Designation is given to Grange’s most experienced and talented independent agency partners who are leaders in the insurance industry. Gem Young is one of just 39 agencies to receive this year’s award. This is out of nearly 4,000 independent agencies that sell Grange’s personal auto, home, life and business insurance products.

“Gem Young has excelled among a competitive group of industry peers, proving time and again that it is a trusted advisor, adept at helping customers navigate the oftentimes complicated insurance process,” said John Ammendola, Grange Insurance President and CEO. “Our Leadership Circle agencies have earned the highest honor that we bestow upon our independent agency partners. With the support of talented agencies like Gem Young, Grange can fulfill our commitment to providing peace of mind and protection and always being there to help our customers when they need us most.“

“Our partnership with Grange goes back 48 years,” commented Gem Young President, Leo Daprile. “They have transformed into a world class partner and we’re proud that this partnership continues. Our entire team deserves the credit for getting us here once again.”

Grange Insurance sells exclusively through independent insurance agents. These men and women are not only dedicated to supporting the communities in which they live and work, but they also offer guidance to help individuals, families and businesses select the right coverage for their lifestyle and unique needs.

About Grange

Grange Insurance is a regional insurance provider based in Columbus, Ohio. With $2.5 billion in assets, the company offers auto, home, life and business insurance protection. Grange, and its affiliate Integrity Insurance, operate through a network of independent agents in 13 states in the Midwest and South. Established in 1935, Grange has grown from rural beginnings to a financially stable enterprise that offers independent agents and policyholders the highest level of service and support. For more information, visit

About Gem-Young

Gem-Young is Western PA and the Mahoning Valley’s premier insurance and financial planning firm with offices located in Canfield and East Liverpool, Ohio. We are a locally owned, family-run business offering home and auto insurance, business insurance, life and health insurance, and a true wealth advisory asset management service. We believe in making a difference in our clients' lives.