Adding of Agency Partners
In 2014 Hagan Hamilton additional agency partners were added as part of the plan to perpetuate this family business to the next generation. New partners in the agency are Jason John, Brian John, Ryan Hartzell, Raedeen Schulz and Craig McClain. Rick remains President, CEO and Chairman of the Board.
Celebrating 100 Years in Business
Hagan Hamilton celebrated 100 years of business in 2010.
John Becomes Sole Owner of Agency
Dale Moore retired, leaving Rick as the sole owner of the agency.
John and Moore Purchase HHI From Oregon Mutual
Rick John and Dale Moore (one of the five previous owners) purchased the agency back from Oregon Mutual.
The Toughest Year in HHI History
Oregon Mutual Insurance Company purchased (saved) the agency & hired Mike Keyes as General Manager. All branch offices were sold and several employees lost their jobs.
John Joins the Hagan Hamilton Team
Rick John was hired as a Life & Health and Personal Lines Agent.
Retirement Leaves Company to Five Different Owners
Both Hagan and Hamilton retired, leaving a successful company to five different owners. The country was in the middle of a recession.
The Carey Agency Become Hagan Hamilton Insurance Services
Mr. Hagan and Mr. Hamilton purchased the Gordon Carey agency and renamed it to Hagan Hamilton Insurance Services. It was located on 3rd & Evans in McMinnville.
Success Despite Tragedy
Gordon Carey, age 42, passed away from a heart attack. Two prominent employees, Merrill Hagan and Mike Hamilton continued to grow the business.
New Name and McMinnville Location
Re-named to Gordon Carey Insurance Agency, located at the current First Federal Savings and Loan building on 3rd & Adams in McMinnville.
Retirement Creates Opportunity
Becomes Beeson & Baker Agency.
New Name Reflects New Partnership
W.L. Warren Agency becomes Warren & Beeson Agency.
The Agency is Established
The W.L. Warren Agency opened its doors in McMinnville.
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