ECM Solutions of Charlotte, North Carolina, which sells commercial and personal insurance along with risk management services, has acquired the Ferguson Employee Benefits Agency in Greenville, South Carolina.
ECM Solutions was founded in 1987 and has more than 6,000 clients. Founded in 1980, Ferguson Agency specializes in employee benefit packages for large employers.
The Charlotte agency will remain ECM Solutions; Greenville’s former Ferguson Employee Benefits Agency will be known as ECM/Ferguson Solutions.
Jim Muse will serve as president of the new company. He has been with ECM Solutions since its inception in 1987. His areas of expertise include commercial and residential construction, manufacturing, professional practices and financial services.
Jeff Haney, a partner and treasurer of ECM Solutions, is slated to become president of the company in January. Previously, Haney worked for Aetna Insurance Co. from 1985 to 1991 as an underwriter and marketing manager in New Jersey.