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Antioch Insurance Agency Joins BTJ Insurance, a Leavitt Group Agency

Antioch Insurance Agency has affiliated with BTJ Insurance, a Leavitt Group affiliate based in Nashville, Tennessee. Leavitt Group is a network of insurance brokers whose collective strength allows members to provide national resources to their clients. Antioch Insurance Agency has taken on the BTJ Insurance name.

Doug and Sherry Paschall, owners of Antioch Insurance Agency, have moved into BTJ Insurance’s Nashville office location, bringing years of knowledge and experience in the insurance industry.

“In 1982 Mike Paschall along with a business partner started what would become Antioch Insurance. Mike’s wife Sherry joined the ownership team and later Doug Paschall became a part owner.” Bobby Thomas Jr., shared. “Antioch Insurance’s presence in the Nashville community and dedication to the client’s insurance needs fits our mission at BTJ Insurance.  Together, we will continue to help protect all the things that matter the most.”

BTJ Insurance was founded by Bobby Thomas Jr. in 2004 and has been an affiliate of Leavitt Group since 2021. BTJ Insurance has several office locations in Tennessee as well as an office location in Owings Mills, MD.

If any questions about this new affiliation, please contact Bobby Thomas Jr at 615-953-9385 or

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