Ron Keats's Profile and Contact Information
Ron Keats has been providing professional insurance advice for over 30 years. Ron believes in taking the time necessary to educate each client so that they are able to make an educated decision on which products are best for them. He also spends an inordinate amount of time finding the most cost-effective insurance program for personal and commercial clients and prospects. Ron’s team of customer service and sales folks are trained and skilled to do the same. His foundation of integrity and commitment to education and excellence has afforded the Keats Insurance Agencies remarkable growth and success.
Ron began his career at a local insurance agency while in college. Under his leadership through marketing and staff development, the agency premium and revenues increased by 400%. In 1993 Ron stepped out on his own to start the Keats Agency in Floral Park NY. In his first full year he achieved the highest level of accomplishment with his primary insurance carrier. That success continued with Ron and his team reaching that level every year for 20 in a row securing his eligibility and induction into the Nationwide Insurance Hall of Fame. He was the first agent to achieve such a feat in the 100 year history of this Fortune 100 company.
As his agency grew, geography diversification become more and more important. Throughout the years Ron expanded into different regions of New York, then developed agencies on the southeastern United States including Georgia and Florida. Today the Keats Insurance Agencies does business throughout the east coast.
Ron is well renowned and respected in the industry and throughout the country. Insurance carriers often invite him to participate in think tanks, to speak at meetings, conferences, and events, and seek his participation their advisory councils. He knows the importance of being on aware of and influencing industry trends and changes. He does so as member of multiple insurance associations including The Big I and the PIA (Professional Insurance Agents Association).
Growing an insurance agency is not all there is to know about Ron. He and his agency staff are very active in community, volunteer, and charity work. Ron is Past President and Board Member of the Floral Park Chamber of Commerce and Past President of Oakwood Princeton Park Civic Association. He is active with Lustgarten Foundation, Scleroderma Foundation, Real Men Wear Pink for American Cancer Society and does volunteer work at Island Harvest and Long Island Cares. His staff joins him in some of these efforts and they team up with other Keats Agency staff members to support individual causes.