Keystone Agency Partners Appoints Sandeep Gupta as Chief Operating Officer

Keystone Agency Partners Appoints Sandeep Gupta as Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Gupta brings decades of growth focused operational insurance industry experience

HARRISBURG, Pa. (March 15, 2022)Keystone Agency Partners (KAP), a rapidly growing insurance brokerage platform, has named Sandeep Gupta to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Working collaboratively with the KAP leadership team, platform partners and Board of Directors, Mr. Gupta will focus on enhancing the operational framework and expanding the organic growth efforts at Keystone Agency Partners. He will support in evolving the delivery of services across all functions that fosters an engaged partner delivery model and scale of the platform – while reinforcing and further developing the opportunities and valuable services from which KAP Platform Partners benefit.

“We are  thrilled to have an executive of Sandeep’s caliber and background join the KAP team,” said Jeff Turner, Chief Executive Officer of KAP. “He shares our vision of providing operational effectiveness and scaled resources across our platform agencies by emphasizing our ‘Connected Autonomy’ operating model to foster rapid growth. He will deploy enterprise-wide integration strategies, ensuring that our platform scales properly and the entrepreneurial spirit and culture of our partner agencies is preserved.”

Mr. Gupta joins KAP after nearly a decade at Liberty Mutual Group. As Senior Vice President & General Manager of Strategic Partnerships, Gupta managed 3rd party business development activities for its $22 billion Global Retail Markets US business unit including sourcing, optimization and account management to deliver $1Bn in NB premium annually. Prior to that, Mr. Gupta was vice president, head of innovation for Liberty Mutual’s Personal Insurance Group. Before joining Liberty Mutual, he worked for McKinsey & Company in roles of increasing responsibility, culminating in the position of associate principal. He has an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University.

“I’m very excited to join KAP, which has a platform of market-leading agencies and a vision that aligns to the future of the independent insurance industry,” said Gupta. “KAP’s model for M&A, integration and partnership are distinct and position the company well for continued success. In this new role, I look forward to combining my passions for relationship-building and mentoring with numerous opportunities ahead of KAP to realize this vision and foster an independent agency platform that is a leader in the industry.”

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About Keystone Agency Partners

Keystone Agency Partners is a rapidly growing insurance brokerage platform that acquires and partners with independent insurance agencies throughout the United States. KAP provides best-in-class services and capital investment that unlocks potential and delivers outsized and profitable growth within its platform agencies. Keystone Agency Partners was founded in 2020 in partnership with Keystone Insurers Group, Inc. and affiliates of Bain Capital, LP. For more information please visit:  www.keystoneagencypartners.com.