Gem-Young Insurance Acquires Barnett Agency

CANFIELD, Ohio – Gem-Young Insurance and Wealth Advisors has announced the purchase of the Barnett Insurance Agency at 1653 W. State St. in Alliance.

Gem-Young and Barnett are independent agencies operated by members of the Daprile and Barnett families.

“Gem-Young insurance & Wealth Advisors is a multi-generation family insurance agency that meets our same level of compassion and quality service,” said Linda Barnett in a joint news release. “I am looking forward to continuing serving our clients and this community as a part of the Gem-Young team, as well as the opportunity to offer expanded insurance offerings and additional services.”

Leo Daprile, CEO of Gem-Young, says his agency employs a client-centered team approach that values integrity, quality service and building relationships.

The Barnett Agency acquisition provides Gem-Young “the geographic expansion that gives our company the opportunity to grow and diversify our client base,” he said.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Linda and the entire Barnett team to the Gem-Young family. We’ve known each other many years and have shared many of the same core values of integrity, respect, and professionalism.”

Gem-Young’s headquarters, pictured above, is at 3792 Starr Centre Drive in Canfield. The agency also operates an office at 15387 State Route 170 in East Liverpool.

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