Robbie Templeton Earns CBIA Designation

Countybank Insurance Services Congratulates Associate on Advanced Certification
Greenville, S.C. – Builders Mutual Insurance Company, a partner of Countybank Insurance Services, is pleased to announce that Robbie Templeton has earned the designation Certified Builders Insurance Agent (CBIA) through their companysponsored
educational division, Builders University.

Templeton, a producer with Countybank Insurance Services in Greenwood, South Carolina for 13 years, successfully completed a series of six four-hour continuing education courses and passed a comprehensive final exam to obtain this designation. Templeton’s commitment to completing the program proves his dedication to understanding the insurance needs of the building industry.

Builders University hosts a variety of free educational programs for Builders Mutual’s agents, employees and policyholders. The mission of Builders University is to enhance and upgrade the construction related insurance knowledge of our agent partners through informative discussions and educational programs. Jerry Hargrove, JD, CIC, SCLA, FCLA, CPIA, PICS, LICS, an independent agent for more than 35 years, is both Dean of Curriculum and Professor of Builders University. To date, more than 1,800 producers have attended Builders University courses and more than 500 have completed the CBIA requirements.

“Builders University is a unique program designed to assist our agency partners in understanding the complexities of the construction insurance market,” explains Karen Blalock, Builders Mutual’s manager of training and development. “We are proud to confer the CBIA designation in representation of his knowledge and commitment to the industry.”

Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina and rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, Builders Mutual Insurance Company has been serving the building industry since 1984. Builders University, its educational arm, offers training to more than 14,000 policyholders and 3,000 agents. More information can be found at

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ABOUT COUNTYBANK: Founded in 1933, Countybank is a community-oriented financial services provider with locations across Upstate South Carolina in the Greenwood, Greenville, Greer, and Anderson communities. The combination of trusted, professional financial management experience with a community-first approach has made Countybank the premiere community bank in Upstate South Carolina. In addition to a full array of traditional deposit and loan products, which include worldwide access via mobile and online banking, Countybank also provides products and services through Countybank Insurance Services, Inc., Countybanc Investment Services, Inc., Countybank Mortgage, Countybank Trust Services, and its affiliate, Greenwood Capital Associates, LLC. Connect with Countybank on Facebook and LinkedIn @Countybank.

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